Walmart Hiring 2800 Engineers In Bengaluru, Chennai; Which Skills Do They Need?
Walmart’s tech arm: Walmart Labs has announced that they will be hiring 2800 Indians for various job profiles.
Where will the main hiring happen? And what profiles while be screened?
Walmart Labs Hiring 2800 Indian Engineers
$524 billion worth Walmart, world’s biggest retailer and owner of Flipkart has announced that they will be hiring 2800 employees in India.
This hiring will be mainly done for their Bengaluru and Chennai offices.
While 2000 employees will be hired at Bengaluru, Chennai campus will hire 800 employees. Bengaluru campus already has 3500 employees, while Chennai’s campus will be new.
Notably, for their Chennai operations, Walmart Labs has hired 250,000 sqft facility from RMZ.
While Skills Will Be Screened For Hiring?
At their new Chennai campus, Walmart Labs will building a team for Walmart’s global data organisation (GDO).
As per the job openings for their Chennai, the following skills are required from the applicants:
- Machine learning
- Data science
- Visualisation platforms
The team at Chennai will also develop cutting edge analytical products for business verticals like marketing, finance, supply chain, pricing, customer and HR.
Walmart Labs plan to scale their Chennai facility to 2000 employees.
At their Bengaluru campus, Walmart Labs is already having teams for specialized engineering, product development and data sciences. It is expected that the new hires will be absorbed in these profiles itself.
Walmart Labs Developing Cutting Edge Technology From India
Walmart Labs is its technology arm, which creates tech solutions for their entire retail business.
Walmart serves 260 million customers globally, across 11,698 stores at 28 countries. Their e-commerce websites are operational across 11 countries and the retail behemoth employs 2.3 million people all over the world.
Engineers and Data Scientists in India at Bengaluru campus have developed Walmart Mexico’s entire backend system.
Besides, Indian engineers have also developed a highly acclaimed product called Optima, which create algorithms that generate optimized in-store pick walks for grocery orders.
They are also developing several IoT products for their grocery stores, such as temperature fluctuation monitoring and more.
We will keep you updated, as more details come in.