Principal Software Engineer

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


As a Principal Software Engineer you are responsible for designing high performance and scalable solutions that meet the needs of millions of Walmart customers and its next generation supply chain.

Minimum Qualifications


• Proven ability to provide technology leadership for complex products
• Innovative solution owner that drives technical vision and influences product roadmap and vision
• Product expert with deep understanding of the business processes, technical solutions, and systems landscape
• Influences decisions, builds consensus, and resolves conflicts constructively and proactively
• Reviews @Labs architecture and drive recommendations for improvements
• Influences senior leadership
• Mentors team members
• Recognized technology thought leader
• Build solutions that enable sophisticated automation and workflows
• Implement cutting edge models and algorithms that operate on massive amounts of data
• Develop high performance and scalable solutions that extract, transform, and load big data
• Help the team leverage and contribute to open source technologies
• Make impact on a global scale

Additional Preferred Qualifications


• Develop high performance and scalable solutions that extract, transform, and load big data
• Help the team leverage and contribute to open source technologies
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline
• Strong Technical Leadership record
• Extensive experience building services using back end technologies (Java, Spring, Jersey)
• In depth knowledge of SQL and database technologies (Hive, MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra)
• Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Perl, Python, Shell, Bash, or Ruby
• Strong aptitude for writing efficient code
• Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment

Company Summary


The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better.  With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Position Summary


As a Principal Software Engineer you are responsible for designing high performance and scalable solutions that meet the needs of millions of Walmart customers and its next generation supply chain.