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Principal Platform Engineer - Predictive Analytics Platform


Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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858618BRReq ID:858618BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, 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:Principal Platform Engineer - Predictive Analytics PlatformPosition Summary:We are a team of data scientists, systems and application engineers working on using the power of real time predictive analytics to change the future of ecommerce. And what place better to do it than at the Fortune 1 Company with over a billion consumers? Our team is responsible for applying real time predictive analytics to a wide range of problems spanning the entire ecommerce experience with an initial emphasis on transactional risk and fraud. We are a high-performance team looking for others who will challenge us to become even better: come be the newest member of @Labs here at Walmart Global eCommerce!City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:As a Principal Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our data scientists, business partners and systems engineers to drive the definition and implementation of the next generation of applications and analytics tools for our predictive intelligence platform. We are focused on teamwork, technology, and most importantly the customer. From using traditional web applications to visualization tools to mobile to enable data scientists and business users get actionable insights into extreme data, there are a lot of exciting opportunities!

Position Description

Develop real time predictive analysis tools and backend platform

Enable data scientists, business and product partners to fully leverage our predictive analytics platform for very large volumes of data

Demonstrate and clearly articulate reasoning for design and implementation choices

Demonstrate willingness to take feedback and adapt solutions where appropriate

Interact with other team members to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

Participate in design and code reviews

Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

Lead and participate in medium- to large-scale projects

Be the consummate team player with a demonstrable ability to learn quickly. Amazing ability to get stuff done.

#LI-JC1Minimum Qualifications: BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

10+ years of experience developing scalable, high performing services and applications

Strong experience of the Java programming language, RDBMS, and NoSQL.

Strong development skills around Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, HBase, Cassandra, Map Reduce

Expert knowledge of J2EE and Web service technologies

Expert knowledge of design, implement, and consume RESTful APIs

Expertise in object-oriented design and implementation, developing high-performance, reusable components

Experience in multi-cloud production environment deployment and maintenance

Strong experience in debugging, performance tuning and optimization for scalability and high availability

Experience in building highly scalable, high performing and robust Java applications

Ability to rapidly create functional prototypes

Understand SDLC, use of SCM and continuous integration tools

Strong customer focus and obsession with qualityAdditional Preferred Qualifications: Experience in data visualization

Experience in frontend web application development

Good written and verbal communication skills

Experience collaborating with multiple teams

Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking

Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools

Strong foundation in core design patterns and software architecture principles

Experience and passion to work in a fast-paced Agile environment, delivering functional features in small time durations.Category: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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