Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

What you'll do at

Join the WalmartLabs web frontend team and reach millions of people globally. Walmart has a unique real-world connection to millions of people around the world, guided by a mission to help people live better by saving money. Walmart is the #1 retailer in the world, with a unique real-world connection to people, guided by the mission to help people live better lives by saving money.

The Customer Experience team lives on the front line of e-commerce innovation. This collaborative team, made up of engineering, UX, product management, along with web and technology evangelists, is rapidly iterating new products and site features at scale. We deliver high performing solutions on our next gen front-end platform Electrode(node.js and react.js). Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers make this work incredibly exciting!

We invite an extraordinary Principal Full Stack JavaScript Developer to tech lead /search and /browse properties. This person will be a strong coder and will also lead architecture discussion and make decision with the rest of the team.

• Extensive experience architecting and engineering consumer facing web application
• Expert knowledge in JavaScript and in at least one modern JavaScript framework
• Strong understanding of large scale NodeJs platform development
• Well versed in various facets of modern frontend development: performance, mWeb, security, SPA, npm, to list a couple.
• Upholds the overall codebase quality by participating in design review, code review, unit testing and general technical discussion.
• In general, write good code, get things done, and help out the team when needed.
• Assists in the design of new systems or the redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, or newer technology.

Minimum Qualifications

8+ year experience building consumer faced web applications.
• Solid understanding of computer science principles
• The willingness to learn and experiment the latest client side technologies/concepts
• Good knowledge of writing highly maintainable and performant JavaScript/CSS and/or node.js code. As our pages are hit by tens of millions of visitors, site speed is a top priority for us.
• Experience working in formal development environment (version control system, code review, strict coding standard, documentation, unit test)
• Working knowledge of React, Redux and node.js preferred.
• Preferred educational Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
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