(CAN) GT - Principal Software Developer, AdTech
Toronto, Canada Technology
Position Summary...Walmart’s Advertising Technology M&R data team is responsible for delivering reporting and measurement to Advertisers to analyze and optimize campaigns. We are a team of data engineers whose strengths are :
(1) building scalable data pipelines
(2) exposure to machine learning techniques and data science
(3) making sense of broadly defined problems through data analysis.
Who you are:
• You are a problem solver with critical thinking.
• You are a team player, who likes to collaborate with cross-functional teams
and influence others.
• You have an overview from a high level and can deep dive into details with complex subjects.
• You have an enthusiasm for technology.
• You are organized, disciplined, and can lead multiple projects simultaneously.
• You have high standards in quality and operational excellence.
• You are always looking for challenges and willing to learn.
What you'll do...
Lead the discovery phase of large software engineering projects by collaborating with cross-functional teams to determine project strategy; interpret strategy into sustainable architecture and solutions; identify short and long-term solutions and timelines; and drive prototype development to ensure concept is feasible.
You will be partnering cross-functionally with Product, Data Science, and other EMs, to understand the data landscape and influence the methodology choices.
Identify opportunities at the engineering and product side and influence leaders and engineers to solve high-impact problems.
Partner across the Engineering organization to establish strategic plans and objectives to improve the mean time to detect and the mean time to restore.
Lead project teams for engineering projects by providing direction regarding architecture and design; provide guidance regarding project issues or roadblocks; review and approve proposed solutions; implement new architectural patterns; and perform design and code reviews of changes; ensure stability and scalability of the platform
Root-cause analysis of complex problems involving multiple parties, networks, hardware, and software that relate to scaling and performance.
What you will bring…
Bachelors degree with 10+ years of experience in software development, ideally focusing on distributed applications, system integrations, and big data management.
Leadership experience in solutions architecture and design.
5+ years of experience in building and managing large-scale distributed, scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems.
Experience in Apache Hadoop, Map-reduce, Apache Spark, and messaging Systems such as Kafka.
Excellent communication and leadership skills.
Exceptional analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks effectively.
Good to have AdTech experience but not mandatory.
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 deferred profit-sharing plan, associate stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, associate discounts, 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.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.
Primary Location…15 John Street, 2nd Floor Toronto, ON M5V 3G6, Canada
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