Staff Software Engineer - Data Platform
Bengaluru, IN
1d ago

Position Responsibilities

  • Architect, design, develop, and implement large-scale distributed systems that process large volume of data; focusing on scalability, latency, efficiency and fault-tolerance in every system that you build.
  • Take ownership of a vaguely defined major business problem or product vision, translate it into executable technical design and roadmaps to solve the problem or realise the product vision.
  • Participate in setting a vision and objectives for the team in alignment with business and market needs.
  • Role model for behaviours such as being data intensive while taking everyday decisions, approach everyday problems with scientific temperament and rigour, having customer-first mind-set, maintaining highest standards for operational and engineering excellence.
  • Raise the bar by improving the team’s definition of best practices and architecture with deep domain knowledge.
  • Demonstrate the belief that you can achieve more on a team that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts and rely on others’ candid feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Drive the creation and modifications of the product portfolio components, identify and engage all technical resources necessary to contribute to the solution ensure the solution is consistent with Walmart architecture, design and development standards.
  • Experiment : This is a startup-like environment so everything can change as we experiment with doing more custom partnership work.
  • Stay current with latest development tools, technology ideas, patterns and methodologies; share knowledge by clearly articulating results and ideas to key stakeholders.
  • Position Requirements :

    Minimum qualifications :

  • B.Tech. / B.E. / M.Tech. / M.S. in Computer Science.
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in design and development of highly scalable applications and platform development in product based companies or R&D divisions.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals : Data structure, algorithms and design patterns.
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one programming language, including Java and / or Python.
  • Deep understanding in Big Data Ecosystem - Hadoop, Spark and NoSql.
  • Proven ability to lead a group through an architectural development process and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Additional Qualifications :

  • Have worked alongside the pioneers of Big data systems such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Presto and Kafka to build out a highly reliable, performant, easy to use software systems for Walmart’s planet scale of data.
  • Strong sense of ownership, focus on quality, team orientation, design thinking, responsiveness, efficiency and innovation
  • 10+ years of experience in building large scale products, distributed systems in a high caliber environment, with frameworks and abstractions that are reliable, scalable, flexible and reusable.
  • Proficient of multi-tenancy, resource isolation, abuse prevention, self-serve debuggability aspects of a high performant, large scale services.
  • Ability to work with distributed teams in a collaborative and productive manner.
  • Prior exposure to GCP, NoSQL based cloud native databases, and big data technologies.
  • Experience with containerisation and container platforms. (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, Docker EE, Etc).
  • Good understanding of orchestration framework like Airflow or Oozie
  • 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.

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