Software Engineer 3

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description

  • Assists in providing guidance to small groups of two to three engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Manages small to large-sized complex projects
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Participates in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to come up with high level design
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Provides support to the business
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues

Minimum Qualifications

Implements user interface improvements for campaign management tool, accelerating migration from legacy solution.
Assists product owners and designers in defining the product requirements by offering technical suggestions.
Participates in the full lifecycle of the product development, with emphasis on the frontend.
Upholds the overall codebase quality by participating in design review, code review, unit testing and general technical discussion.
In general, writes good code, gets things done, and helps out the team when needed.
Assists in the design of new systems or the redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, or newer technology.
Open to expanding their competencies into other technology domains, microservices, stream big data processing.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 5+ years industry experience
Work experience with “big data” pipelines (Hive, Pig, Spark, Elasticsearch).
Understanding of data architecture, replication, and administration.
Programming skills in Python, Linux shell, Hadoop Hive SQL.
Experience in multi-cloud production environment deployment and maintenance

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Skillfully balances independent work with asking for help effectively in a large organization.
Strong experience in debugging, performance tuning and optimization for scalability and high availability.
Understand SDLC, use of SCM (Git) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins)
Strong customer focus and obsession with quality

Company Summary

Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.

Position Summary

SEM Engineering team is a part of Growth at Walmartlabs and is in charge of optimizing paid and free search for We are tasked with optimizing ad spend on RoAS while making sure as many items from our catalogue as practical get conversion, while doing it at scale, meaning, the traffic quality should be maintained regardless of amount of ad spend. We use data science methods to dynamically modify keyword and product ad bids across top search engine providers. The team is responsible for building data pipelines and API integrations enabling us to do so, with concerns of SLA and data quality squarely in focus, as well as building internal tool to provide our business partners control and visibility of SEM operations. Our challenge is immense. Presently, the catalog is expanding by 10s of thousands of items daily and keyword universe is growing by 10s of thousands monthly.