Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

What you'll do at Walmart Labs

  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Supports business objectives
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment

Minimum Qualifications

- Strong development skills around Spark, Storm, Kafka, and Hadoop
- Knowledge of Hive, Map Reduce, Scalding, NoSQL databases
- Strong skills in Object oriented design, core Java, shell scripting/Python
- Solid foundation in data structures, and algorithms
- BS + 6 years, MS + 4 years, PhD + 1 year of work experience in a similar role
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Ability to navigate and work through ambiguity

Preferred Qualifications

- Proven experience to complete complex projects from start to end
- Proven background in Stream Computing, Distributed Computing, and large scale data processing
- Strong development skills around building scalable low latency web-services
- Strong development skills in Python and SQL
- Knowledge and proven experience on SOA, performance/scalability tuning, real time analytics
- Good testing practices (unit, integration, system) with automation
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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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