Staff Data Engineer (Store No8 | Health & Wellness...

Location: San Bruno, CA 94066

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About Store No8

We are the incubation arm of Walmart. Store No8 was formed in 2017 as part of Walmart’s larger innovation mission to shape the future of commerce. We pursue big ideas and take risks by stepping outside of Walmart’s core business to focus on leapfrog capabilities across conversational commerce, mixed reality, in-store digitization, and more. Our ultimate goal: fuel Walmart’s core business, create new operational efficiencies, and unlock amazing experiences for our customers in the long-term.

This team within Store Nº8 is working on healthcare innovations because Walmart’s promise is to help its customers save money and live better. This includes building products that enhance both their physical and emotional wellbeing.

About the Role

As a Staff Data Engineer for one of our Store Nº8’s portfolio companies, your focus will be finding trends in data sets and developing next-generation algorithms to make the data useful for projects within our incubator. Reporting directly to the Head of Health Data Science, you will partner with data science, product, Health & Wellness, store operations, and legal teams. You will need to be a self-starter with bias for action and excellent communication skills.

This is a rare opportunity, moving at the speed of a startup, with the backing and in house data (lots of data) of the Fortune 1 company. You will bridge the art of what’s possible across today’s rapidly evolving healthcare data and informatics landscape.

What You’ll Do

  • Join a newly created team as one of the early engineers and have a significant opportunity to make an impact by prototyping next-generation data products in the health and wellness space.
  • Lead the collection of data from multiple data sources.
  • Lead discovery phases integrating with multiple internal systems and teams to ingest data and identify new ideas in the space.
  • Lead the deployment of data infrastructure and products.
  • Write code, create test cases, and proof of concepts. Translate business problems to data related mathematical solutions.
  • Mentor more junior team members.


  • 4-6+ years of industry experience in data engineering, database engineering, or similar.
  • Hands-on programming/development/testing experience (Python, Scala, JS, Java).
  • Experience leading agile software development projects.
  • Extensive experience with scalable distributed systems and API integrations.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data bases and language constructs (MySQL, Hive)
  • Experience with data streaming/workflow technologies, like Spark, Kafka, Airflow.
  • Practical experience with cloud services (Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure).
  • Experience designing data warehouses and other infrastructures.
  • Deep understanding of container technologies like Kubernetes.
  • Proven experience driving the building and productionizing of large multi-source data products.
  • Experience with Shell Scripting, Unix.
  • Thrives in fast-paced start-up environment, including balancing multiple projects and dealing with ambiguity.

A plus if you also have

  • Experience with health care data (claims, EMR) and its regulations.
  • Contribution to external open-source projects.
  • Agile experience with emphasis on rapid prototyping.
  • Experience managing direct reports.
  • Familiarity with machine learning and data analysis packages.

Perks and Benefits

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

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.

Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field. Option 2: 6 years’ experience in software engineering or related field. Option 3: Master's degree in Computer Science and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field.
3 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.

Data engineering, database engineering, business intelligence, or business analytics, ETL tools and working with large data sets in the cloud, Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America

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