Staff Data Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 07/06/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

At Walmart, we help people save money,so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. We can't do that without the best talent - talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our customers.

Do you have boundless energy and passion for engineering data used to solve dynamic problems that will shape the future of retail?With the sheer scale of Walmart'senvironmentcomes the biggest of big data sets.As aWalmartData Engineer,you will diginto ourmammothscale ofdata to helpunleashthe power of retaildata science byimagining, developing, and maintaining data pipelinesthat our Data Scientists and Analysts can rely on.You will be responsible for contributing to an orchestration layer of complex data transformations, refining raw data from source into targeted, valuable data assets for consumption in a governed way.You willpartnerwithData Scientists, Analysts, other engineersand business stakeholders tosolve complexand excitingchallengesso thatwe canbuild out capabilities thatevolve theretail business modelwhilemakingapositiveimpactonourcustomers'lives.

You'll make an impact by:
  • Data Modeling: Influences the overarching data strategy and vision for data pipelines and data products. Oversees and governs the expansion of existing data architecture and the optimization of data query performance via best practices. Presents and socializes data models to business and information technology stakeholders.
  • Data Architecture: Designs, implements, and improves processes in data management.
  • Culture champion: Standardize and build a fact based metric driven engineering culture across the engineering organization. Help hire, upskill, and mentor a strong team of data engineers.
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements. Translating requirements into technical solutions. Gathering requested information, writing, and developing the code. Communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders, collaborating with project team and cross functional teams. Troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes. Enhancing design to prevent reoccurrences of defects, ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs. Daily interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan and providing leadership to the project team.
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates. Leads assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples: identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline. Reviewing and approving proposed solutions, implementing new architectural patterns, and performing design and code reviews of changes.
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause), engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues. Formulating an action plan, directing actions as designated in the plan. Interpreting the results to determine further action, performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues and completing online documentation.
  • Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities, addressing high-priority initiatives (for example, business strategy, technical feasibility, implementation alternatives), identifying short- and long-term solutions and leading cross-functional partnership.
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, Web Operations, project management, business, and user experience teams. Obtaining cross-function approvals, driving proof-of-concept, and implementing prototypes to validate ideas.
  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading internal technical teams. Partnering with cross-functional teams across the business. Developing assessments of key opportunities, documenting project scopes, developing long-range plans and project timelines. Communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization and resolving technology differences across teams through informed discussions.
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment by analyzing industry best practices, benchmarking industry against internal processes and solutions. Researching or influencing future industry solutions for fit with internal needs and defining software development guidelines, standards, and processes.
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs. Developing and communicating business plans and priorities, removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance. Developing contingency plans and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives. Applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.


You'll sweep us off our feet if:
  • Well versed with Hadoop, Hive, Spark using Scala.
  • You evangelize an extremely high standard of code quality, system reliability, and performance
  • Youhave a proven track record codingwith at least one programming language (e.g.,Java, Python)
  • You'reexperiencedincomputing platforms(e.g., GCP, Azure)
  • You'reskilledin data modeling &data migrationprotocols
  • Experience with ThoughtSpot, Druid, Big Query and ClickHouse is added advantage.
  • Experience with the integration tools like Automic, Airflow
  • Ability to write requirements for ETL and BI developers
  • Ability to write designs for data architecture of data warehouse or data lake solutions or end to end pipelines
  • Expert in data architecture principles, distributed computing
  • Intake prioritization, cost/benefit analysis, decision making of what to pursue across a wide base of users/stakeholders and across products, databases, and services


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.

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.

Who WeAre

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field. Option 2: 6 years' experience in software engineering or related field. Option 3: Master's degree in Computer Science and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field.
3 years' experience in data engineering, database engineering, business intelligence, or business analytics.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Data engineering, database engineering, business intelligence, or business analytics, ETL tools and working with large data sets in the cloud, Master's degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...
805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

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