Principal Software Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 01/11/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Principal Engineer – Machine Learning Engineering


It’s an exciting time to join our Walmart Technology journey. We are seeking for a Principal Engineer (Machine Learning).  This role is for our Global Security and Aviation Team, which is part of Global Governance & InfoSec organization at Walmart Global Tech.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you…

  • Excel with Engineering and Innovation Excellence
  • Ability to continuously learn and help other Junior Engineers grow
  • Srive to keep up with latest technology trends
  • Passionately encourage, participate & present technical architecture, design solutions, and implementation

You’ll make an impact by…

  • Deliver results with Speed and Innovation with Technology Trends
  • Contributing to high impact product development
  • Learning business and solving complex problem with Technology

What you’ll do…

  • Develop deep learning based perception algorithms, including object detection, lane detection, segmentation, depth estimation, and so on.
  • Reviews the deliverables of junior associates and provides guidance.
  • Creates continuous, online model learning along with iterative model enhancements. Develops newer techniques (for example, advanced machine learning algorithms, auto ML) by leveraging the latest trends in machine learning, artificial intelligence to train algorithms to apply models to new data sets.
  • Guides the team on feature engineering, experimentation, and advanced modeling techniques to be used for complex problems with unstructured and multiple data sets (for example, streaming data, raw text data).
  • Model Deployment & Scaling: Deploys models to production. Continuously logs and tracks model behavior once it is deployed against the defined metrics. Identifies model parameters which may need modifications depending on scale of deployment.
  • Code Development & Testing: Writes code to develop the required solution and application features by determining the appropriate programming language and leveraging business, technical, and data requirements.
  • Creates test cases to review and validate the proposed solution design.
  • Creates proofs of concept.
  • Tests the code using the appropriate testing approach.
  • Deploys software to production servers.
  • Contributes code documentation, maintains playbooks, and provides timely progress updates. 

What you’ll bring…

  • We are looking for an outstanding Engineer with machine learning background.
  • 8+ years of professional, post grad experience in machine learning engineering from development to deployment.
  • Containerization (Docker and/or K8s)
  • Azure Distributed Compute expertise, IoT edge deployment
  • C#, .NET, React, ReactNative hands-on experience 
  • Graduate level knowledge in machine learning theories.
  • Experience with cloud environments such as Azure, Google Cloud, etc.
  • Experience with GPU and high-performance computing.
  • Research level experience in Deep learning, computer vision, NLP, Reinforcement learning, Anomaly detection, Graph theory and Information security.
  • Intermediate level skills in Python and SQL.
  • Experience with backend development languages like Java would be excellent.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills - including negotiation, facilitation, and consensus building skills; ability to influence and persuade, without direct control.

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.

Who We Are

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

Equal Opportunity Employer 
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.

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. 

We’re virtual 

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. 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 6 years' experience in software engineering OR Master of Science and 3 years' experience in software engineering OR PhD.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

608 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-6207, United States of America

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