Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1298040BR

What you'll do at

Our Team
The Global Data team @ Walmart Labs provides Machine Learning Platform, Customer platform, Data Foundation Infrastructure and Visualization Portal products that form part of core platforms and services that drive Walmart business. The group also develops analytical products for several verticals like supply chain, pricing, customer, HR etc.

Your Opportunity
As part of the Platform Dev-Ops Team @Walmart Labs, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference by being a part of a critical function that would own, manage Data pipelines & various platform components that are critical to deliver data and analytical products to our consumers.

Your Responsibility
• Troubleshoot and triage issues related to data pipeline failures or slowness, built using Map Reduce, hive or Spark to ensure SLA adherence. These may be batch as well as streaming processes.
• Resolve issues related to several data platform components and open source database solutions like Presto/Druid or cloud native components
• Resolve issues related to commercial tools and products, which are an integral part of platform
• Be a gate keeper to ensure sanity of production systems
• Builds tools to continuously monitor and alert platform components & data pipelines
• Continually improve CI/CD tools, processes and procedures
• Participate in ongoing design, implementation, and maintenance of systems and tools across our data platform
• Write and maintain infrastructure documentation
• Own production incidents/issues and provide level 2 response to infrastructure incidents and alerts
• Work with third-party vendors to resolve infrastructure issues
• Identify right open source tools to improve infrastructure by performing research, POC/Pilot and/or interacting with various open source forums
• Deploy and monitor products on Cloud platforms
• Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science and 3 years experience in software engineering or related field OR 5 years experience in software engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Our Ideal Candidate
You have a deep interest and passion for production systems, one who loves to debug issues, learn new technologies and write quick utilities to manage and maintain platform. You have strong problem solving, analytical skills, decision-making and communication skills. You are self-driven and motivated with the desire to work in a fast-paced, results-driven agile environment with varied responsibilities. Also to ensure highest degree of support for this critical platform, you must be willing to be part of a team that supports 24x7 on rotation basis.
Your Qualifications
• Bachelor's/Master's Degree with 6-10 yrs. of experience in Computer Science or related streams
• 3+ years of experience of managing data platform, ETL pipelines
• Strong understanding of internals of at least 1 distributed processing framework like Map reduce, Hive, or Spark
• Strong understanding of continuous integration, deployment and operations concepts
• Experience with code repositories (Git) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Maven) and software provisioning and deployment automation tools (Ansible)
• Excellent knowledge of Linux system
• Experience with configuration management
• Experience with a UNIX shell scripting languages such as Bash, Ruby, Perl or Python
• System administration exposure
• Experience in building scalable/highly available distributed systems in production a plus
• Ability to work with distributed teams in a collaborative and productive manner
• A self-motivated learner and builder with strong customer focus and obsession with quality

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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