Distinguished Software Engineer

Distinguished Software Engineer

What you'll do at

As a search platform distinguished engineer, you will be a key researcher and technical lead expert in the architecture and development of search platform services and software systems. Your responsibilities include:

• Create visionary software architectures and systems to meet the evolving business and system demand
• Design, develop and implement large-scale distributed systems with large volumes of data, focusing on scalability, latency, and fault-tolerant
• Lead research initiatives for cloud native designs and implementation within public and private clouds, working in a cloud infrastructure ecosystem consisting of VMs, Kubernetes, and containers.
• Collaborate with enterprise architects, product managers, data scientist, engineers and business managers to bring R&D projects into production.
• Lead in the design of new systems and the redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, and integration of state-of-the-art technology.
• Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release. Deliver high quality code in an agile team environment.
• Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
• Conduct design and code reviews and raise the bar on engineering rigor and standard
• Debug production issues across services and tech stack
• Continuously measure and optimize the performance, effectiveness, and uptime of backend services
• Effectively communicate and build collaboration at all areas and levels of the business and engineering
• Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

• BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent, with 15+ or more years in software engineering, design and architecture
• Strong architecture leadership with demonstrated enterprise level software implementations.
• Experience with technical leadership, software roadmaps, research and development, new software initiatives and customer and engineering coordination and engagement.
• Previous demonstrated architectural leadership in research, evaluation, creation of software designs, and distributed software implementations in production.
• Experience in cloud software development and cloud native designs.
• Experience with cloud infrastructures and technologies, such as Azure, GCP or AWS
• Experience with ML architecture and infrastructure.
• Creative thinker and problem solver, with ability to quickly distill complex problem space down actionable items
• Deep experience and expertise in search systems involving large volume of data
• Experience of micro services architectures
• Expert level object-oriented languages, expert in Java
• Large scale distributed systems experience including scalability and fault tolerance.
• Experience with NoSQL (Cassandra or equivalent), and Storm, Spark or similar real-time streaming software
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for diverse audiences based on engineering subject matter
• Ability to document requirements, architectural designs, and analysis findings in both business and technical terminology
• Experience with agile based iterative development and knowledge of software engineering best practices

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with deployment of Kubernetes, containers, service meshes, and micro services
Experience in extract, transform, load (ETL) processes.
·Fluency in advanced shell scripting, Configuration management - Ansible, chef, puppet
· Knowledge of UI development - JavaScript, HTML, CSS and experience with frameworks like Node JS
·Involvement and contribution with open source software communities

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

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