Principal Architect
Walmart Labs
Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
16d ago
source : Instahyre

Our Team

Supply Chain Technology Team is responsible for building data driven highly optimized supply chain suite of products to manage entire gamut of supply chain lifecycle for our retail and ecommerce lines of business.

With our rapidly increasing footfalls in stores and exponential growth in online orders; this all has to be done to scale millions of owned and marketplace SKU's complete inbound and outbound fulfilment lifecycles.

Team's mission - Enable customers to receive their orders when and where they want in an innovative and cost effective way for Walmart derives from Walmart's mission statement -

Save Money. Live Better complementing our organization's philosophy to deliver low prices every day, on everything.

How we achieve this, comes down to the team of smartest technologists from India focused on the entire suite of supply chain management products for the Walmart Supply Chain at a massive scale.

  • From forecasting & replenishing inventory for millions of items worth billions of dollars, sourcing of millions of orders, to route optimization & last mile delivery to Warehouse Management Systems to most advanced grocery & order management systems;
  • technology is the backbone behind the entire platform enabling the massive cloud-scale supply chain from India.

    Your Opportunity

  • Drive the next generation Walmart Supply Chain Systems suite of products and platform and by architecting & designing, innovating POCs on latest cutting-
  • edge technologies as well as contribute to building, deploying highly scalable and robust cloud based intelligent solutions.

  • You will use your architectural and engineering experience to strategically drive / impact how millions of items are forecasted, sold, managed through warehouse, transported between suppliers, vendors, Walmart and customers and fulfilled throughout customer journey lifecycle.
  • Implement cutting edge models and algorithms that operate on massive amounts of data
  • Help and participate with the teams that leverage and contribute to open source technologies
  • Strategize & work with senior leaders within SCT and across Walmart engineering Organization to make significant impact on a global scale
  • Your Responsibility

  • Strategize long term vision, Architect & Design, contribute to build cutting edge solutions at scale, impacting multi-billion-dollar business.
  • Interact with Walmart cross functional engineering teams as cloud, platform, analytics etc. across geographies to leverage technical expertise and contribute to the engineering community.
  • As Principal Architect you would be working as IC.
  • Engage with Walmart Supply Chain engineering team in Sunnyvale, Benton Ville and work with team of architects to evolve the SCT long term architectural vision, make it pure multi-
  • tenant, global and cloud ready.

  • Understand business problems and suggest technology solutions
  • Drive Proof of Concept (POC) and Proof of Technology (POT) evaluations
  • Lead engineering efforts from rapid prototypes to large-scale applications using variety of languages and tools / technology stacks.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills to collaborate with business, product, engineering and management across different geographic locations
  • Guide and mentor other architects to foster highly technical and technology excellence culture
  • Your Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's / Master's Degree with 15+. of experience in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in algorithms, data structures, data stores, operating systems, etc.
  • Prior proven experience with Java, Multithreading, Data Structures, Algorithm, Design Patterns and resilient high-performance and scalable applications
  • Ability to influence cross functional engineering leaders / architects in a collaborative and productive manner
  • Hands on in Architecting and developing large scale Core Java applications
  • Experience in Cloud Native systems, Transactional Systems, Multi-Tenancy and five-nines availability
  • Good expertise in REST, Messaging (KAFKA, RABBITMQ, etc.), stream processing (SPARK, STORM etc.), NoSQL as well as database Systems (RDBMS, NO SQL Stores like Cassandra, HBase, Mongo,memcache etc.)
  • Extremely strong technical background with the capability of being hands-on if required and earn the respect and ability to mentor top individual technical talent.
  • Knowledge of retail / ecomm / Supply Chain Domain is preferable
  • Our Ideal Candidate

    You have a deep interest and passion for technology. You have passion for cloud-scale architecture, and enjoy working with people who will keep challenging you at every stage.

    You have strong problem solving, analytic, decision-making and excellent communication with interpersonal skills. You are self-

    driven and motivated with the desire to work in a fast-paced, results-driven agile environment with varied responsibilities.

    You will also have to provide technical leadership and mentoring to a small team of highly talented and motivated architects to engineer these solutions with highest engineering excellence.

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