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Senior, Data Engineer - Data Ventures



Data Science
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

What you'll do...

As a "Senior Data Engineer”, you should be able to technically help and assist team to steer through correct technical directions following the best practices. You will have deeper understanding of Data Engineering approaches along with hands on experience in building highly scalable solutions.

About Team: Data Ventures
Our team creates reusable technologies to help with customer acquisition, onboarding, and empowering merchants, while ensuring a seamless experience for both stakeholders. We also optimize tariffs and assortment in accordance with Walmart's Everyday Low-Cost philosophy. We not only create affordability, but we also deliver customized experiences for customers across all channels - in-store, mobile app, and websites. Our team is responsible for providing support to US Marketplace sellers. We focus on providing immediate solutions to the cases/tickets created by sellers. We interact with multiple teams across the company to provide excellent seller experience.

What you'll do:

  • You will lead the work of other small groups of three to five engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent.
    documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions.
  • You will drive the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs, developing, and communicating business.
  • Participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements, translating requirements into
    technical solutions; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing.
    code; conducting unit testing; 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 re-occurrences of defects; ensuring on-time delivery and
    hand-offs: interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team.
    plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring.
    progress and adjusting performance; accordingly, developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
  • Implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to
    others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives, consulting with business.
    partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness.
    and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

What you'll bring:

Must have

  • Strong hands-on experience with Hadoop, Hive, Apache Spark .
  • Experience in building highly scalable Big Data solutions and ETL ecosystems.
  • Proven track record coding with at least one programming language e.g., Scala (preferred), Python.
  • Expert in cloud computing platforms and offerings from Google Cloud Platform (GCP) (preferred), Microsoft Azure.
  • Evangelize an extremely high standard of code quality, system reliability, and performance.
  • Experience with the integration tools like Automic, Airflow
  • Skilled in data modeling & data migration protocols
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD pipelines.
  • 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,
  • Should be able to communicate complex technical solutions and ideas to both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Ability to lead our technical relationship with partners and mentor senior software developers in multiple initiatives.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Databricks is an added advantage.
  • Experience with ThoughtSpot, Druid, Big Query and ClickHouse is added advantage.
  • Hands on knowledge in NoSQL like Cosmos DB along with RDBMS like MySQL, Postgres is plus.
  • Hands on working experience in any messaging platform like Kafka is preferred.
  • Increase the efficiency of the team by setting right Processes of Software Development, Requirement Intake, Effort Estimation
  • Demonstrating creative, critical thinking & troubleshooting skills.

About Walmart Global Tech

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:

We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.


Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

Sunnyvale, California US-04396:The annual salary range for this position is $117,000.00-$234,000.00

Bentonville, Arkansas US-09050:The annual salary range for this position is $90,000.00-$180,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

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 3 years' experience in software engineering or related field. Option 2: 5 years’ experience in
software engineering or related field. Option 3: Master's degree in Computer Science and 1 year’s experience in software engineering or related
2 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 3 years' experience in software engineering, We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

805 Se Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America