Big Data / Cloud Solutions Architect

Big Data / Cloud Solutions Architect

What you'll do at

  • Assists in the development of engineers and architects
  • Demonstrates and proves hardware or software technology concepts to other architects and management
  • Develops and implements product development strategies using Agile development processes
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Identifies and implements strategies for service enabled technologies (for example, service oriented architecture)
  • Improves the hardware or software technology environment
  • Leads the creation and implementation of hardware or software technology solutions for the division
  • Oversees the development of conceptual, logical, or physical hardware or software designs
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

* Experience with software design process considerations throughout stages including requirements, architecture, design, development, quality assurance, deployment, and maintenance

* Familiarity with big data concepts, Hadoop ecosystem components, and complimentary technologies such as HDFS, Hive, Spark, HBase, Oozie, and Kafka; as well as cloud technologies such as block storage, object storage, computational infrastructure services, and higher-level database services

* Experience with scripting in languages such as Python, bash, Perl; or software development in Java or Scala

* Familiarity with the differences between traditional Hadoop clusters and cloud-native Hadoop platforms

Preferred Qualifications

* Hands-on experience with writing, debugging, and optimizing big data processing applications using Hadoop Streaming, Hive or Spark; ODBC/JDBC connectivity such as HiveServer and Thrift; and streaming data management using Kafka

* Familiarity with the strengths, weaknesses, and idiosyncrasies of big data solutions of cluster-based platforms (e.g., Hortonworks, Cloudera, and MapR) as compared to as cloud resource providers (e.g., Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and similar object storage and ephemeral compute paradigms)

* Experience building and nurturing long-term technical advisory and consulting relationships with software engineering teams

* Demonstrable proficiency with Linux tools at a shell command line, a basic understanding of the Java build processes used to compile and package Hadoop, and a justifiable preference between one of the following: vim/emacs, bash/fish, or screen/tmux

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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