Software Engineer III

Software Engineer III

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1157105BR

What you'll do at

As a Software Engineer III (Back End) you are responsible for developing 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 Unified Inventory Management System that will be built largely on an event driven platform implemented via a micro-service architecture. The platform runs in the public 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:
• Participate in team of application engineers, architect and product visionaries to develop, prototype and build technology-driven products that will serve the current and future needs of ecommerce
• Primarily responsible for delivering high quality code for the software designs catering to product requirements in a fast paced agile scrum sprints
• Work closely with senior engineers and quickly ramp up on design skills
• Follow guidance, learn quickly, and start taking ownership of tasks.
• Quickly learn tools, languages and frameworks used by the team.
• Proactively learn key processes, relationships, and underlying business requirements.
• Implement software as per the design, generate test cases, automate integration tests, perform code reviews and write feature documentation
• 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 as Level 3 production support engineer on a rotation-basis to help Level 2 production support team for any production issue where engineering help is required. Provide support in troubleshooting / investigations pertaining to the inventory management systems.
• 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

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 4-6 years or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 2-3 years of experience
• Solid hands on experience with object-oriented and/or event driven systems.
• Strong programming experience in object oriented programming e.g. Java or functional programming e.g. Scala or F#
• Extensive experience developing services using back end technologies (Java, Spring, Hibernate)
• In depth knowledge of SQL/No-SQL and database technologies ( Oracle, Cassandra, Hive) and caching solutions (Couchbase/Redis)

Preferred Qualifications

• Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Shell, Perl, Python, Bash, or Ruby
• Strong aptitude for writing efficient code
• Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment
• Experience in production system operations (logging, telemetry, alerting etc.)
• Excellent communication and problem-solving 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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