Principal Software Engineer, Data Architect

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


The Principal Engineer will be responsible for developing the next gen data platform to support OMNI-Channel data analytics and data intelligence and lead a team of senior engineers in establishing and maintaining eCommerce Data Lake. In this role, you will define system architecture and tactical solutions for product development, drive the execution of multiple business plans and projects and ensure business needs are being met. As such, key measures of success are:
Ensures delivery success
Ensures efficient delivery of quality product
Improves, optimizes, and identifies opportunities for improved software development life cycle
Manages the testing of a functional domain of the technology platform and builds solutions with directors and above to align with business strategy
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides mentorship to senior and junior members within the team
Supports continuous process improvement and innovation

Minimum Qualifications


Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Management Information Systems or similar and 7 years experience.
Proven record of establishing and running a new organization from the ground up.
Understanding of Agile, Scrum, and Continous Improvement methodologies
Experience with database platforms including Oracle and Teradata as well as file system experience in Hadoop, Hive, Apache Spark, Kafka
Machine learning, AI, Deep learning models.
Familiar with Data visualization tools and open source frameworks
Experience with Python, Tableau.
Understanding of cloud based systems including Infrastructure as a Service and Platforms as a Service
Strong background as an application developer or data engineer

Additional Preferred Qualifications



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 Principal Engineer will be responsible for developing the next gen data platform to support OMNI-Channel data analytics and data intelligence and lead a team of senior engineers in establishing and maintaining eCommerce Data Lake. In this role, you will define system architecture and tactical solutions for product development, drive the execution of multiple business plans and projects and ensure business needs are being met. As such, key measures of success are:
Ensures delivery success
Ensures efficient delivery of quality product
Improves, optimizes, and identifies opportunities for improved software development life cycle
Manages the testing of a functional domain of the technology platform and builds solutions with directors and above to align with business strategy
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides mentorship to senior and junior members within the team
Supports continuous process improvement and innovation