Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

What you'll do at

Very Strong engineering skills. Should have an analytical approach
and have good programming skills.
• Provide business insights, while leveraging internal tools and
systems, databases and industry data
• You will be developing applications that meet the realtime,
near
realtime
and batched information needs of the Business.
• You will help in design of new systems or the redesign of existing
systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, or newer
technology
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for diverse
audiences on engineering subject matter
• Ability to document requirements, data lineage, subject matter in
both business and technical terminology.
• Guide and learn from other team members.
• Demonstrated ability to transform business requirements to code,
specific analytical reports and tools
• This role will involve coding, analytical modeling, root cause
analysis, investigation, debugging, testing and collaboration with the
business partners, product managers other engineering team.
• Be knowledgeable in all aspects of designing and constructing data
warehouses and operational data stores in technologies like
Teradata, Netezza and Hadoop.
• Design of new systems or the redesign of existing systems to meet
business requirements, changing needs, or newer technology
• Ruthlessly prioritize and tweak where needed to ensure business
needs are being met consistently.
• Your passion, communication skills, and ability to work well with
others are skills that will be assessed and are critical to you being
selected for this position.
• Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission,
values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Provide supervision and development opportunities for associates
• Work with enterprise architects, product owners, data scientists
and engineers and business to bring big data and data science R&D
projects into Production.
• You'll work on bringing all eCommerce datasets in our data lake
environment.
• Overall, you'll have the opportunity to apply/learn new technical
skills in a variety of data related technology stack on our Big Data
platform.
• Ability to learn adopt and apply new technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent, with 12 or more years
in software engineering, design and architecture
• Demonstrated background in developing software systems and
excellent SQL skills
• Knowledge/experience on Physical Design and
Implementation
• Advanced SQL (preferably Teradata)
• Experience working with large data sets, experience working with
distributed computing (MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Apache
Spark, etc.).
• Strong Hadoop scripting skills to process petabytes of data
• Experience in Unix/Linux shell scripting or similar
programming/scripting knowledge
• Experience in ETL/ processes
• Real time data ingestion (Kafka)
• Hands on experience with Cassandra
• Real time data ingestion with Spark
• Flexible, adaptable, and able to autonomously manage multiple tasks in dynamic, fastpaced,iterative development environment with short turnaround times

Preferred Qualifications

Nice to have skills are experience in data science, machine
learning, Java, Scala, Flume, Python, Cassandra and Automic
scheduler

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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