Staff Software Engineer

Walmart Stores SAN BRUNO, CA

About the Job

Position Description


The @WalmartLabs Personalization team consists of platform, application engineers, scientists and product visionaries all working together to design, prototype and build technology-driven products and experiences that will change the future landscape of ecommerce. We are focused on building the global service layer that will enable the end-to-end customer experience, from finding the product to delivering it to the customer. This will span many markets, business models and form factors; therefore, we are looking for engineers who will bring not only an abundance of experiences in technologies, but an abundant curiosity to innovate.

Minimum Qualifications


- Strong skills in Object oriented design, core Java
- Experience with large scale distributed systems
- Solid foundation in data structures and algorithms, excellent problem solving, analytical skills
- Sound knowledge of streaming systems like Spark, Storm, Kafka, NoSQL databases
- Strong development skills around Hadoop, Hive, Scalding, Map Reduce
- BS + 6 years, MS + 4 years, PhD + 1 year of work experience in a similar role
- Ability to navigate and work through ambiguity

Additional Preferred Qualifications


- Proven experience to complete complex projects from start to end
- Strong development skills around building scalable low latency web-services
- Proven background in Distributed Computing, Data Warehousing, ETL development, and large scale data processing
- Strong development skills in Python and SQL
- Knowledge and proven experience on SOA, performance/scalability tuning, real time analytics
- Good testing practices (unit, integration, system) with automation

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


The @WalmartLabs Personalization team consists of platform, application engineers, scientists and product visionaries all working together to design, prototype and build technology-driven products and experiences that will change the future landscape of ecommerce. We are focused on building the global service layer that will enable the end-to-end customer experience, from finding the product to delivering it to the customer. This will span many markets, business models and form factors; therefore, we are looking for engineers who will bring not only an abundance of experiences in technologies, but an abundant curiosity to innovate.