What you'll do...
Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional
projects by reviewing project requirements, translating
requirements into technical solutions. Directs root cause analysis
of critical business and production issues by reviewing and
analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality,
possible root cause); directing actions as designated in the plan.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission,
values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and
providing direction to others in their use and application;
ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the
SEO - Search Engine Optimization
Our mission is to enable Walmart.com to own the largest Organic
search market share in retail by building automated, ML based
services to manage and influence search ranking and crawl
This Principal Engineer role is responsible for leading design
and development of mission critical components of distributed
platform, where performance, high quality and precision are revered
A successful person in this role will own major components of
the SEO platform and services, drive alignment with other teams,
guide architecture and technology choices within the team and
across Marketing Technology pillars.
This is a hands-on role and so we are looking for an exceptional
and experienced coder first. In addition, you will take on a role
of either in-house Scala, OOP and Data Pipelines expert, who will
help us build systems that are fast, maintainable and elegant, or
someone who will take on defining architecture and methodology and
bring clarity to broadly defined problems. Ideally you have
elements of both.
You'll sweep us off our feet if
- 8+ years of experience in software development, focusing on big
data processing and distributed systems.
- Proficient in Scala or Java, spark, HQL and SQL.
- Deep knowledge in Hadoop ecosystem, like HDFS, Hive, MapReduce,
- Hands on working experience designing highly scalable, cloud
native, customer facing micro services.
- Hands on experience with designing complex NoSQL schemas and
access patterns, optimized for large scale, user facing real time
- Advanced knowledge of complex software design, distributed
system design, caching, design patterns, data structures and
- Excellent data analytics skills and ability to explore and
identify data issues.
- Ability to explain complex subjects in layman's terms.
- Experience with distributed version control like Git or
- Familiarity with continuous integration/deployment processes
and tools such as Jenkins and Maven.
- Familiar with public cloud technologies in Azure and GCP. (Big
query, GCS and Data proc).
- Good to have experience with ETL pipelines, Airflow.
- Some exposure to machine learning and data science is good to
- Good to have experience in Search Engine Optimization and
Marketing but not mandatory.
You'll make an impact by:
- Collaborate and work with a geographically diverse team of
Product, Engineering, Business and Quality Control
- Providing technical direction and expertise to the team.
- In this role you will be acting as a mentor and a guide to 2-3
- Looking for exceptional and experienced coder.
Benefits & Perks:
Beyond competitive pay, 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.
About Global Tech:
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can
make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile
on their face. That's what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We're a
team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service
professionals within Walmart, the world's largest retailer,
delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and
empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks
like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been
about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our
innovations. Being human led is our true disruption.
Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker
decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more
flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting.
Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by
making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team.
Of course, being together in person is an important part of our
culture and shared success. We'll collaborate in person at a
regular cadence and with purpose.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this
position. If none are listed, there are no minimum
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 5 years' experience in
software engineering or related field OR 7 years' experience in
engineering or related field
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for
this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred
Master's degree in Computer Science or related field and 4
years' experience in software engineering or related field
At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better.
This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make,
from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in
between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in
shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and
hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of
millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an
impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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.
Hello, Silicon Valley
You don't have to choose between your career and your lifestyle
in Silicon Valley. Here, you can have both.
Discover Silicon Valley
Filoli Gardens, Woodside
View an art exhibit, take a nature hike, explore the historic
Filoli House, or take a class at this gorgeous 654-acre
Get your art fix at this internationally recognized collection
of over 30,000 works of modern and contemporary art.
Computer History Museum
Large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, docent-led
tours and an award-winning education program bring computer history
Hike or jog throughout the year on terrain dedicated to academic
programs, environmental restoration and habitat conservation.
Golden Gate Park, SF
Events, attractions, meadows, lakes, and a Japanese Tea Garden
provide for a true escape, without leaving the city.
The Tech Museum
This family-friendly interactive science and technology center
in San Jose provides a glimpse into the most inventive place on
Earth - Silicon Valley.
Santana Row - San Jose
Stylish boutiques, world-class shopping, and delectable cuisine
= a San Jose shopping trifecta.
Pacifica State Beach
Learn to surf or visit the "World's Most Scenic Taco Bell" at
this 0.75 mile long crescent shaped escape, a symbol of successful
Golden Gate Cemetery
This national cemetery comprises 161 acres dedicated to all the
members of the armed forces who served our country.
All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans
for you & dependents
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life
insurance and more
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents
- Parental Leave
- Pay during military service
- Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
- Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work
because of injury, illness, or childbirth
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 specific plan or program
terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see
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