Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 958768BR

What you'll do at

The Open API and IoT team is responsible for building capabilities to create new emerging ways to shop across affiliate partners, connected devices and voice assistants. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. As part of this team, you will get to build highly scalable and highly reliable services which will drive the next generation of shopping experiences. You will be at the forefront of enabling next generation shopping experiences including through Voice Assistants and Connected Devices.

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Minimum Qualifications

- Must have hands-on programming experience in one of following languages: C, C++, Java, Scala or Python.
- 3 to 5 years experience in building statistical modeling/machine learning, information retrieval and NLP.
- Strong knowledge in data structures and algorithms. Experience with storage technologies such as MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Hive, Cassandra, Hadoop and Kafka
- Strong attention to detail and proven ability to be a technical leader in a strong team of engineers and data scientists.
- BS or higher degree in Computer Science

Preferred Qualifications

- Previous experience solving problems in NLP like question answering, search etc.
- Experience with tools and techniques used to deal with unstructured data
- Strong development skills around building scalable low-latency web-services
- Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes challenges
- MS or PhD in Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields.

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.
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