Senior, Data Engineer

3-7 years
3 months ago 8 Applied
Job Description

Position Summary...

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

What you'll do...

About Team

Everyone has data, but the sheer volume of data at Walmart can be limitless. In the Data Engineering team, we help Walmart manage this data by building pipelines and data lakes to prepare big data for analysis and unlocking actionable insights in real-time. We also use cross-departmental data and machine learning to build a holistic view of true profitability, saving millions of dollars across item categories and geographies while assisting our leadership in making better decisions faster.

We are a distributed team of 10 data engineers supporting about 250+ data scientists and machine learning engineers to deliver various data science projects with huge business impact in billions of dollars. We are growing and looking for talented data engineers to help support business and help us build unified, foundational data sets for AI/ML algorithms. Our team's vision is to build foundational data for AI/ML algorithms and empower all verticals thereby enabling E2E optimization.

What you'll do:

As a Senior Data Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to

  • Analyze, translate business requirements into strategies, initiatives, and projects and aligns them to business strategy and objectives, and drives the execution of deliverables.
  • Defines and identifies the most suitable sources for required data that is fit for purpose, referring to external sources as required.
  • Lead design, implementation, and support of AI/ML data platforms for various data science projects in Walmart
  • Collaborate with customers - fellow data scientists, data engineers, software engineers, product and business teams to deliver business outcomes.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal transformation and integration from a wide variety of data sources using appropriate data integration technologies.
  • Uses modern tools, techniques, and architectures to automate the most-common, repeatable and tedious data preparation and integration tasks partially or completely.
  • Provides guidance to business stakeholders, peers, and junior associates on the implementation of data governance practices.
  • Collaborates with team members in solving business problems effectively.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelors/Masters from a reputed institution
  • Minimum of 3-7 years of data engineering experience
  • You have 3+ years of working experience with Java and Python
  • You have 3+ years of working experience with PySpark/Spark, SQL, Hive and Hadoop technologies.
  • You have 3+ years of working experience with container technology (Docker) and container orchestration (Kubernetes)
  • You have experience working with NoSQL technologies (MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • You have experience with messaging technologies (Kafka, GCP Pub/Sub), workflow environments (Airflow).
  • You have working experience with cloud platforms, Google Cloud or Azure. Experience in Google cloud managed or serverless services DataProc, DataFlow, BigTable, BigQuery, Cloud Storage or similar technologies.
  • You have experience working with software engineering best practices such as version control (Git), CI/CD (Jenkins, Maven etc.), passion for QA and are familiar with automated unit testing and DevOps.
  • You have experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • You have exposure to machine learning modeling life cycle.
  • You possess excellent communication skills, strong critical thinking skills, analytical problem-solving skills, foundational software engineering skills
  • You evangelize an extremely high standard of code quality, system reliability, scalability, performance, data management, data quality, data governance and data availability.
  • You are interested in retail

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 with primary in office presence coupled with an optimal mix of virtual presence. We use our campuses to collaborate and be together in person, as business needs require and for development and networking opportunities. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives.


Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include a host of best-in-class benefits maternity and parental leave, PTO, health benefits, 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.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

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 field. 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.

Primary Location...

4,5,6, 7 Floor, Building 10, SEZ, Cessna Business Park, Kadubeesanahalli Village, Varthur Hobli , India R-1796832

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