Smart Business - Big Data / Systems
Walmartlabs - San Bruno, CA

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Do you like big data? Like really big data? Like multi-terabyte data sets with billions of rows? Do you like the idea of pulling, pushing, slicing and dicing this data in real-time using using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive and more? Now let’s add some intelligence to the mix using machine learning, data mining and predictive analytics and shazam - you have the underpinnings of @WalmartLabs.

We are a highly motivated group of Big Data Geeks, Data Scientists and Applications Engineers, working in small agile group to solve sophisticated and high impact problems. We are building smart data systems that ingest, model and analyze massive flow of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce/user activity to set key business attributes for millions of products in real time. We use cutting edge machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms underneath it all to analyze all this data on top of Hadoop/HBase/Hive. We then build compelling data visualizations and interactive dashboards to showcase our work internally and externally. Your work will be immediately visible to millions of people and you will have a direct impact on the business goals of Fortune #1 company. If you talk, speak and think data we want to talk to you. Come join our small team and be part of the journey from the beginning

Big Data Engineer
The Opportunity
-build, release, automate and configure developer-ready code and systems into production environments
-design, develop, operate and administer multiple production systems and tools
-work with Hadoop / MapReduce and large-scale Analytics systems that are capable of ingesting, managing, storing and analyzing hundreds of terabytes of data
-be excited about making an immediate impact on a global scale

The Desired Skill-Sets
-a BS/MS/PhD in a technical field (CS, EE, etc.)
-advanced scripting skills in at least one of the following: Perl, Python,Shell or Bash and willingness to learn new technologies
-strong DB skills are a must, should be very strong with SQL queries
-the eagerness to change the world in a huge way by being a self-motivated learner and builder

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