Staff Software Engineer - Data Eng focus

Staff Software Engineer - Data Eng focus

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 929538BR

What you'll do at

  • 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

- BS + 6 years, MS + 4 years, PhD + 1 year of work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning or related fields
- Deep knowledge in quantitative analysis and basic Statistical techniques
- Proficient with at least one modern compiled programming language (C++, Java etc) and one scripting language(Python, Ruby, PHP, Javascript etc.)
- Experience with big data technology (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Hbase, etc.) and data processing pipeline
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Solid foundation in data structures and algorithms

Preferred Qualifications

- Some work experience in a data science role is a plus
- Work experience in machine learning models, data mining techniques, natural language processing is a plus
- Strong skills in database systems (mySQL) and complex SQL queries is a plus
- Some knowledge in basic optimization techniques is a plus
- Proficiency in Linux shell script is a plus

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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