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(USA) Senior Distinguished I, Architect
- Location SUNNYVALE, CA
- Career Area Software Development and Engineering
- Job Function Software Engineering and Architecture
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD1722324
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
We are seeking a highly accomplished and forward-thinking Sr Distinguished Software Architect to join our dynamic team. As a Sr Distinguished Software Architect, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technical direction of our software engineering efforts, focusing on scalable distributed systems, data processing, machine learning, and generative AI. Your expertise will be critical in guiding our organization's technical strategy, ensuring the robustness, scalability, and innovation of our software engine.
1. **Architectural Leadership:** - Lead the architectural vision and strategy for our software engine, ensuring alignment with business goals and future technology trends. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, data scientists, and product managers, to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
2. **Scalable Distributed Systems:** - Design and oversee the development of scalable and fault-tolerant distributed systems that can handle high volumes of data and traffic. - Ensure the reliability and performance of the software engine through architectural decisions, such as microservices, containerization, and orchestration.
3. **Data Processing:** - Define data processing pipelines and frameworks to efficiently ingest, transform, and analyze large datasets from diverse sources. - Optimize data storage and retrieval mechanisms, including databases, caching, and data warehousing solutions.
4. **Machine Learning:** - Drive the integration of machine learning techniques and models into the software engine to enhance functionality, personalization, and decision-making. - Collaborate with data scientists to define ML architecture, model deployment, and continuous improvement processes.
5. **Generative AI:** - Champion the development and deployment of generative AI models to create innovative content, such as natural language text, images, or audio. - Ensure the ethical and responsible use of AI technologies, including fairness, bias mitigation, and transparency.
6. **Technical Leadership:** - Mentor and coach engineering teams, providing guidance on best practices, code quality, and architectural patterns. - Promote a culture of innovation, research, and experimentation within the engineering organization.
7. **Documentation and Communication:** - Document architectural decisions, design patterns, and best practices to facilitate knowledge sharing and onboarding. - Effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, including executives and clients.
Qualifications: - A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related field, with a strong academic record. A Ph.D. is a plus.
- Proven expertise in designing and implementing scalable distributed systems, data processing pipelines, machine learning solutions, and generative AI applications.
- Extensive experience in software architecture, with a track record of leading successful architectural initiatives.
- Proficiency in multiple programming languages and frameworks, with a deep understanding of software engineering principles.
- Strong knowledge of cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
- Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical challenges and propose innovative solutions.
- Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and mentor technical teams.
- A commitment to staying up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends.
If you are a visionary architect with a passion for pushing the boundaries of technology in the domains of scalable distributed systems, data processing, machine learning, and generative AI, we invite you to join our team and drive the evolution of our software engine. Apply today to be a part of our exciting journey!
About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.
Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.
At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at https://bit.ly/3iOOb1J .The annual salary range for this position is $208,000.00-$416,000.00Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives.Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)- Stock equity incentives
Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Option 1: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, or related area and7 years’ experience in software engineering, architecture, or related area.Option 2: 9 years’ experience in software engineering, architecture, or related area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, or related area and 5 years' experience in software engineering, architecture, or related area
Primary Location...840 W CALIFORNIA AVE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4828, United States of America
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
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