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Senior Software Engineer

Walmart


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-18
Walmart
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905605BRReq ID:905605BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Senior Software EngineerPosition Summary: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.City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description: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.

#LI-DCMinimum Qualifications:3+ years of practical experience in applying statistical modeling/machine learning, information retrieval and/or NLP to solve complex problems

Strong knowledge in data structures and algorithms.

Algorithm and model development experience for large-scale applications

Skilled with Java, C++, or other programming languages, as well as with R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting languages;

Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives

MS or PhD in Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields, or 3+ years of relevant professional experienceAdditional Preferred Qualifications:Previous experience solving problems in NLP like Question Answering (QA), Search, Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) etc.

Strong publication record

Previous experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, MXNet, DyNet, and Chainer.

Experience with tools and techniques used to deal with unstructured data, including building and leveraging Knowledge Bases, Ontologies, etc.

Experience with crowdsourcing and dealing with noisy evaluation/labels

Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes challengesCategory:Software Development and Engineering Division:Walmart LabsDivision Summary:@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We dont just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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