Staff Software Engineer-Technology

Staff Software Engineer-Technology

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1173563BR

What you'll do at

The Walmart Labs Global Integrated Fulfillment teams operate the largest omni-channel retail technology systems in the world. We are building startup in our new engineering center in the Reston / DC Metro area.

We’re seeking Java services engineers to join a team focused on creating core retail technology systems that serve 250M+ customers a week.

Come talk to us if you are interested in:

  • Solving complex technology and scale issues for the world’s largest retailer

  • Defining and building a software engineering culture

  • Converging customer’s physical and digital retail experiences

  • Designing and build great APIs

  • Personal and professional growth



What you'll do at Walmart Labs
In the Customer Tech GIF group, you will work as part of a small team to design, build, and field some of the world's highest-volume retail systems. We are creating a new generation of global applications that enable our associates to work smarter AND provide excellent service for our customers. We are integrating applications that blur the lines between online, mobile, and in-store experiences – all so our customers can spend less and live better!

Our teams are agile and cloud-native. We contribute to open source software, and to our community! We learn from each other every day. We have a startup culture and are looking to grow our team with software engineers who take pride in their craft and are ready to grow in a fast-paced team-oriented environment.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will:

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership for a team of engineers

  • Design and implement distributed systems in an agile delivery environment

  • Design and build integrations with partner technologies

  • Innovate without losing sight of our mission

  • Ensure that systems are properly tested, monitored and instrumented

  • Own the code that your team brings to Production

  • Collaborate directly with Product Managers

  • Help build a great engineering culture that consistently delivers value to our customers and business

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science and 6 years' experience in software engineering OR Master of Science and 3 years' experience in software engineering.

Preferred Qualifications


  • 5 years experience with database management systems

  • 5 years experience in a Unix/Linux environment

  • 3 years experience in agile delivery, especially Scrum, Kanban or Scrumban as well as DevOps.‬‬

  • Demonstrated technical, architecture and design leadership

  • Demonstrated success in high volume, low latency business critical systems

  • Demonstrated success in distributed systems, especially REST based services

  • Strong API design, development, and management

  • Enthusiasm, curiosity, energy, perseverance and the desire to solve big problems

  • Strong knowledge of software development theory and practice

  • A product development agile mindset - Knowledge of container technologies like Docker

  • Strong knowledge of security standards, practices, and architecture

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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