What you'll do...
About the team:
Walmart’s Advertising Technology group enables the connection between supplier brands and retail shoppers at an unprecedented scale. As primary stewards of our brand promise, “Save Money. Live Better,” we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us. This position is part of the Sponsored Products team in the Advertising Technology organization. Walmart is investing in building a world-class advertising platform and the Sponsored Products team is responsible for building performance advertising products that drive discovery, sales, and profit. The team operates an end to end advertising platform that includes the ad server that serves hundreds of millions of impressions each day, sophisticated ad matching algorithms, real-time measurement, self-service buying interface for end to end campaign management.
We are a highly motivated group of engineers and data scientists, working in an agile group to solve sophisticated and high impact problems. We serve billions of ad requests every month with our high-performance ad servers. We build smart data systems that ingest, model and analyze massive flow of data from online and offline user activity. We use cutting edge machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms to analyze data. Above all, we are passionate about delivering experiences that our customers and advertisers love
You will sweep us off our feet if...
Develop highly scalable services to process millions of requests per day and solve complex software systems problems by leveraging state-of-the-art technology.
Gain exposure to various technologies used in Advertising and E-commerce platforms.
Work with the data scientists and product managers to carry out various experiments across different areas of the AdTech platforms to improve customer experience and ad relevance.
Drive projects of high visibility across the organization.
What you will have :
7+ years’ experience in internet-scale distributed technologies (e.g. Solr, Kafka, Mem Cache, and similar technologies ) and/or Big Data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Storm and similar technologies)
Relevant experience with relational / non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra, etc)
Strong background in algorithms and data structures
Expertise in one or more programming languages (e.g. Java, Scala, etc).
Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Plus if you have:
Previous experience in the advertising domain
Advanced knowledge of performance, scalability, and system architecture with an eye toward avoiding and reducing technical debt.
Strong inclination towards exploring and learning new technologies.
Understanding of machine learning
Hands-on experience developing in a service-oriented architecture for a Linux environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 3 years' experience in software engineering
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