Sr. Software Engineer

Sr. Software Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition 921539BR

What you'll do

We are seeking a Sr. Software Engineer professional in our Sunnyvale, CA office.

Duties: Work on improving Walmart’s search experience by implementing new algorithms. Use machine learning and information retrieval algorithms for better results. Improve and maintain Walmart’s Spellcheck and Search auto completion tool. Analyze large amounts of data to come up with insights for improvement. Improve Search and Search tool response time. Ensure smooth operation of search systems and algorithms.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering (Any), or related quantitative field and 2 years of experience working with large amounts of real data.

Skills required: Experience with Information Retrieval, Data Modelling, and Processing. Databases, Data Analytics, and Automated Evaluation. Experience with Structured Data Extraction, Algorithms, and Data Structures. Statistical Analysis experience. Experience with Distributed Computing. Experience with Entity Search Schema, Search Engine Ranking, Query Parsing and Understanding. Experience with programming Languages: Java, Python. Experience with Software Systems: Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.


Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Preferred Qualifications

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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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