Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

What you'll do at

What you'll do:
As a Staff Software Engineer (Back End) you are responsible for designing high performance and scalable e-commerce applications that meet the needs of millions of Walmart customers and its next generation Supply Chain, in particular it's the Sourcing Engine for Walmart.com that is built largely via a micro-service architecture. The platform runs in the cloud and uses a large number of technologies and middle ware. We are looking to bring more intellectually curious engineers who are passionate about technology in general.

Responsibilities include:
• Represent the team in architectural and technical discussions with other engineering teams
• Represent the team in discussions with the Product and Business teams
• Analyze business problems to design solutions and/or implements and tests complex code changes for specific requirements or application/standalone program.
• Split between individual contributor and leadership role is expected to be 75/25, you will spend most of your time hands on designing, coding and architecting.
• Participate as an individual contributor in the design, coding and implementation of sophisticated features
• Perform build, deployment and continuous integration processes to move the code and configurations from local development environments to QA & Production environments
• Drive production deployments using platform's automated CI and deployment tools
• Work closely with engineering management on optimizing all engineering processes such as estimation, architecture, task definition etc.
• Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans.
• Responsible for production environment health as first priority, enabling automated monitoring and alerting and ensuring close to 100% uptime.
• Support Business requests for investigation and analysis
• Troubleshoot business and production issues
• Help the team leverage and contribute to open source technologies
to serve customers in ways no one else can. We are a highly motivated group of big data geeks, data scientists, and application engineers that work together to fulfill hundreds of millions of orders and ensure that customers are delighted.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree and 5 yrs. of experience; OR Master’s Degree with 3 yrs. of experience in Computer Science or related field
• 5+ Years’ experience in Java language and J2EE
• Excellent Problem Solving Skills
• Excellent object-oriented analysis and design skills
• Technical mastery in Object oriented programming concepts and design patterns
• Deep knowledge and hands-on technologies: JMS; JMX; JSP; Threading; JDBC.
• Demonstrated knowledge of SQL and no-SQL technologies such as MySQL, Oracle and Cassandra.
• Demonstrated experience with big data technology such as Hadoop and Spark
• Experience designing and building systems for extremely high traffic and transaction volumes

Preferred Qualifications

• Expert Problem Solver
• Leadership skills
• Strong aptitude for writing efficient code, team player, result oriented.
• Experience in production system operations (logging, telemetry, alerting etc.)
• Excellent communication skills
• Has ambition and vigor to add value to a rapidly growing development team

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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All the benefits you need for you and your family

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

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