Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

What you'll do at

The Open API and IoT team is responsible for building capabilities to create new emerging ways to shop across affiliate partners, connected devices and voice assistants. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. As part of this team, you will get to build highly scalable and highly reliable services which will drive the next generation of shopping experiences. You will be at the forefront of enabling next generation shopping experiences including through Voice Assistants and Connected Devices.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of practical experience in applying statistical modeling/machine learning, information retrieval and/or NLP to solve complex problems
  • Strong knowledge in data structures and algorithms.
  • Algorithm and model development experience for large-scale applications
  • Skilled with Java, C++, or other programming languages, as well as with R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting languages;
  • Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives
  • MS or PhD in Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields, or 3+ years of relevant professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience solving problems in NLP like Question Answering (QA), Search, Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) etc.
  • Strong publication record
  • Previous experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, MXNet, DyNet, and Chainer.
  • Experience with tools and techniques used to deal with unstructured data, including building and leveraging Knowledge Bases, Ontologies, etc.
  • Experience with crowdsourcing and dealing with noisy evaluation/labels
  • Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes challenges

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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