Staff Software Engineer - Search (Frontend React N...

Staff Software Engineer - Search (Frontend React NodeJs)

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Project/Position Summary

On the Customer Experience Engineering team at Walmart Labs, we provide technology to power shopping journeys that help hundreds of millions of customers live better – be it busy families getting groceries easily, new parents welcoming a new baby, organizing a new home or anyone planning a fun party. We strive to create the best shopping experience anywhere anytime, meeting customers’ evolving needs and expectations.

The Search Frontend team is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the team responsible for delivering great search experiences that scale to billions of queries for millions of products across Walmart sites and mobile apps. This collaborative team made up of engineering, UX, product management, analytics, 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!

If you have a passion for search, the ability to inspire and lead teams and the desire to help Walmart take the search experience to the next level, let’s talk!

Position Description
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
Significant industry experience designing web applications with a focus on operational excellence.
Leads and participates in medium to large scale projects.
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.
Strong communication and analytical skills

Minimum Qualifications

BS/MS in Computer Science, or equivalent.
5+ years of experience building highly scalable, high performance, responsive web applications.
2+ years of Experience with React, Redux, NodeJS, and their ecosystems.
Experience in building fault-tolerant, high performance FE architecture.
Experience in continuous integration and delivery.
Experience with unit testing and automation frameworks.
Experience with engineering best practices, including use of design patterns, and code reviews.
Ability to create prototype from ideas and mockups from wire frames.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You can communicate effectively in both independent and team environments.
Good understanding of version Control systems, preferable GIT .

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge on Android and/or iOS development is a big plus
Experience building, adopting and maintaining REST’ful api’s.

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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