Principal Platform Engineer - Predictive Analytics Platform
- Location SUNNYVALE, CA
- Department Technology & Software Development
- Team Software Development and Engineering
- Employment Type -
- Position -
- Requisition 858618BR
What you'll do at Walmart LabsAs a Principal Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our data scientists, business partners and systems engineers to drive the definition and implementation of the next generation of applications and analytics tools for our predictive intelligence platform. We are focused on teamwork, technology, and most importantly the customer. From using traditional web applications to visualization tools to mobile to enable data scientists and business users get actionable insights into extreme data, there are a lot of exciting opportunities!
• Develop real time predictive analysis tools and backend platform
• Enable data scientists, business and product partners to fully leverage our predictive analytics platform for very large volumes of data
• Demonstrate and clearly articulate reasoning for design and implementation choices
• Demonstrate willingness to take feedback and adapt solutions where appropriate
• Interact with other team members to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
• Participate in design and code reviews
• Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Lead and participate in medium- to large-scale projects
• Be the consummate team player with a demonstrable ability to learn quickly. Amazing ability to get stuff done.
• 10+ years of experience developing scalable, high performing services and applications
• Strong experience of the Java programming language, RDBMS, and NoSQL.
• Strong development skills around Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, HBase, Cassandra, Map Reduce
• Expert knowledge of J2EE and Web service technologies
• Expert knowledge of design, implement, and consume RESTful APIs
• Expertise in object-oriented design and implementation, developing high-performance, reusable components
• Experience in multi-cloud production environment deployment and maintenance
• Strong experience in debugging, performance tuning and optimization for scalability and high availability
• Experience in building highly scalable, high performing and robust Java applications
• Ability to rapidly create functional prototypes
• Understand SDLC, use of SCM and continuous integration tools
• Strong customer focus and obsession with quality
• Experience in frontend web application development
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Experience collaborating with multiple teams
• Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
• Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools
• Strong foundation in core design patterns and software architecture principles
• Experience and passion to work in a fast-paced Agile environment, delivering functional features in small time durations.
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
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- 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