Staff Systems Software Engineer, Data Team (Big Fa...

Staff Systems Software Engineer, Data Team (Big Fast Data Tech)

What you'll do at Walmart Labs

We have one of the largest open source based big data infrastructure among companies, tons of use cases and customers. Very challenging problems to solve. Have a chance to have a huge impact on a Fortune 1 company and numerous customers. The team is very flexible in terms of locations and ways of working and the chemistry among team members is great.

The individuals impact is hard to match elsewhere, measured in teams of how an individual can impact the whole business. They would also be able to have the flexibility to work on interesting open-sourced projects, which is sometimes hard elsewhere.

The candidate can help build the open-sourced based big data infrastructure to help data scientists and application developers to make value out of data more effectively and more efficiently. They would save a huge amount of time and enable new capabilities of data science never imagined before.

The Staff Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to:
• Design, prototype and develop reusable tools for the processing and analysis of petabytes of data
• Work on the next generation resource management frameworks
• Work on the Hadoop/Spark ecosystem projects
• Work with and further develop open-source software such as Apache Yarn, Apache Hive, Apache Mesos, Apache Spark, and more
• Be at the forefront of solutions for distributed processing, live-data-stream computation, real-time indexing, capacity planning, and performance tuning

The Desired Skill-set:
• Strong background in process design for reliable systems; strong "big picture" awareness of systems
• Good generalist experience, with ability and willingness to read and write into all layers of the software stack
• Experience working with operations or with deployment, monitoring, and other sustainable operation of software
• Working knowledge of standard tools for optimizing and testing code; a plus to have experience building tools/apps, software libraries/frameworks, and/or working with custom-built tools


Minimum Qualifications

• BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CSE, ECE, or related field
• Expertise in distributed/scalable systems and algorithms with awareness of time and space complexity
• Passionate about building massively scalable infrastructure
• Extensive experience working with large scale data processing
• Strong proficiency in developing and debugging C/C++ and/or Java on *nix
• Extensive Unix/Linux systems-programming experience
• Past experience with distributed databases, distributed systems, server architectures and file systems is also a huge plus
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