Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

What you'll do at

If you could spend 100% of your time painting the future of ecommerce on a canvas that will touch over one billion consumers, and had the strength of the #1 Fortune 500 Company behind you, what would it look like?

By bringing together online, mobile, and social with our 11,000+ stores and clubs around the world, Walmart is creating a seamless experience for customers and members to shop in the way that’s most convenient for them—anytime and anywhere. When you combine our unmatched assets in retail with our commitment to building best-in-class eCommerce capabilities, we’re positioned to serve customers in ways no one else can.

@WalmartLabs is the idea incubator inside the world’s largest global retailer. We are developing products that rethink the customer experience and impact billions of transactions. Our agile team of engineers, scientists, and product managers work together to envision, prototype, and build extraordinary products. Every day is an opportunity to reshape the eCommerce landscape while having a lasting impact on the industry.

With over 3,000 associates in Silicon Valley, San Diego, Portland, Brazil, United Kingdom and India, we’re bringing together some of the best professionals from around the world. If you’re inspired by the opportunity to solve complex problems at scale and make a difference for our customers and members, join us.

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. Responsibilities include:

• 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

Minimum 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

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 5,000+ 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.

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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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