Data Architect or Senior Data Architect, Platform Team
Walmartlabs - San Bruno, CA

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@WalmartLabs's Platform team is all about frameworks that operate in a high-scale, distributed, multi-tenancy environment. @WalmartLabs is looking for data architects (senior levels) interested in defining the next-generation, greenfield foundation for one of the largest retail companies in the world. This is a unique opportunity to start fresh and focus on Platform components from the ground up, including distributed computing, Iaas, PaaS, Service Oriented Architectures, automation, data analytics, NoSql, big data, logging, monitoring, diagnostics, security and several other frameworks that complete the portfolio of products required to build a world-class Platform for Walmart. The Data Architect will be a key decision maker in how data flows in the new platform. The ideal candidate has had experience working with large data sets at scale, and be knowledgeable with all the new trends in the data world. If you want to get paid to be challenged in a fast, agile environment with other A-Players, then come and consider the Platform @WalmartLabs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
** Design, nurture the new data infrastructure for low latency and high availability (database sharing).
** Work collaboratively to develop methods of synchronizing data coming in from multiple systems.
** Participate in evaluating requirements, working with engineers and product managers to provide solutions to end users.
** Provide technical leadership to other members of the development team and project managers in a positive manner to deliver on-time and above standard applications for our clients.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
** Extensive experience with very large data repositories.
** 7 to 10 years working as an Architect for software development, database and Business Intelligence Solutions.
** Must be highly motivated, a quick learner, able to work independently or on a team and drive solutions with minimal supervision.
** Must be flexible and capable of juggling multiple priorities and willing to do what it takes to meet critical deadlines.
** Strong written and communication skills including design documentation, proof of concept and prototype analysis and documentation.
** Expert level understanding of relational database concepts, dimensional database concepts and database architecture and design.
** Expert level understanding of NoSQL database concepts (Cassandra, Hbase).
** Very competent SQL skills for Oracle and Greenplum platforms.
** Experience with Hadoop.
** Experience with Protocol Buffers, Thrift or Avro.
** Deep understanding of data warehouse approaches, industry standards and industry best practices.

RESUMES - send to: jlee@walmart.com

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