Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

What you'll do at Walmart Labs

The @WalmartLabs Personalization team consists of platform, application engineers, scientists and product visionaries all working together to design, prototype and build technology-driven products and experiences that will change the future landscape of ecommerce. We are focused on building the global service layer that will enable the end-to-end customer experience, from finding the product to delivering it to the customer. This will span many markets, business models and form factors; therefore, we are looking for engineers who will bring not only an abundance of experiences in technologies, but an abundant curiosity to innovate.
Come join an organization where you'll get to work as part of a world-class team, solve problems that are at a scale few can create, and get to build products that are only bound by the scope of your imagination. Put your footprint on ground up development focused on building brand new products that will impact a Global customer base.

Minimum Qualifications

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills, fast and eager learner, solid foundation in data structures and algorithms
- Algorithmic analysis skills and ability to design with various time/space/quality/latency trade-offs
- Exposure to batch algorithms/systems such as Hadoop, Hive, Scalding, Map Reduce
- Experience with scripting in Scala/Python etc.
- BS + 8 years, MS + 6 years of work experience in a similar role
- Ability to navigate and work through ambiguity

Preferred Qualifications

- Proven experience to complete complex projects from start to end
- Proven background in Distributed Computing, Data Warehousing, ETL development, and large scale data processing
- Strong functional programming skills in Scala/ML/Haskell/Lisp etc.
- Background in statistics, hypothesis testing etc.
- Knowledge of Spark, Storm, Kafka, NoSQL databases
- Good testing practices (unit, integration, system) with automation
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