Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 851763BR

What you'll do

This position is part of the Growth organization in @WalmartLabs. The mission of the Growth organization is to advance Walmart eCommerce by driving higher value for our customers and vendor partners. We are seeking talented and self-driven individuals to join the Walmart Performance Ads team. The Walmart Performance Ads team owns the platform that enhances user experience while improving monetization on Walmart.com, by displaying highly contextual and targeted product advertisements to our customers. The team operates an end to end advertising platform that includes a scalable ad service that serves hundred of millions of impressions each day, sophisticated ad matching algorithms, real-time reports, self service interface for end to end program management etc. The Walmart Performance Ads team uses Walmart scale big data and relies on the bleeding edge technologies to power the platform. In this role, you will:
 
- Build and operate highly scalable and fault-tolerant services that receive millions of requests
- Play an active role in architecting and improving backend systems and data pipelines in collaboration with the team
- Write clean and maintainable code in Scala, Java and Ruby
- Leverage Hadoop and related technologies to derive insights from big data

Minimum Qualifications

- 5+ years experience building large-scale server applications
- 3+ years experience with distributed technologies and concepts, object-oriented methodologies, relational databases and Unix-based systems
- Strong background in algorithms and data structures
- Expertise in one or more programming languages
- Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

- Mastery of Scala or Java
- Experience architecting, implementing and supporting large scale enterprise search platforms
- Experience using big data technologies like Hadoop, Hive, Pig etc. and relational databases like MySQL, Oracle
- Ability to mentor others and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and collaborative start-up like environment
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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