Principal Software Engineer (Frontend - React/NodeJs)

Principal Software Engineer (Frontend - React/NodeJs)

What you'll do at

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry towards 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.

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 generation front-end platform, Electrode (Node.js and React). Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers makes this work incredibly exciting!

Do you thrive in an ambitious and fast-moving culture? Do you want to work with a company which is defining and building the next generation digital experiences and have an impact on hundreds of millions of users?

If so… we want to talk to YOU!

As a Principal Software Engineer, you are first and foremost a Technology Leader capable of effectively establishing and exerting influence at a broad scale. You are a skillful communicator that can challenge not only Engineers, but also Business Teams to think outside the box. You will be responsible for crafting Architectural Design for systems that process billions of transactions per day. You will work on evangelizing robust technical standards that will guide the work of 100s of engineers, and you will build credibility not only by influencing but by doing and showing.

Superb communication and analytical skills
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
Vast industry experience designing web applications with a focus on Operational Excellence
Experience evangelizing Technical Standards across large orgs to drive concrete outcomes
Eye for spotting the right tradeoffs when it comes to fine-tuning systems for speed, robustness, and cost efficiency
Participate in setting the technical vision and objectives for multiple teams in alignment with business and market needs
Ability to coach, challenge, and guide engineers on the issue troubleshooting front via a Root Cause Analysis process
Leads and participates in medium to large scale projects

Minimum Qualifications

BS/MS in Computer Science, or equivalent.
8+ years of experience building highly scalable, high performance, responsive web applications.
2+ years of Experience with ReactJs/Redux
Experience leading large projects from inception to launch.
Experience mentoring and growing the talent of other engineers.
Expert knowledge in Front End development with React, Redux, NodeJS, and their ecosystems.
Expert knowledge writing clean HTML and CSS.
Extensive experience in building fault-tolerant, high performance FE architecture.
Experience with unit testing and automation frameworks.
Experience in continuous integration and delivery.
Demonstrated ability to transform business requirements to code
Experience with engineering best practices, including use of design patterns, and code reviews.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You can effectively in both independent and team environments.

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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