Sr Software Engineer - Backend Cloud

Sr Software Engineer - Backend Cloud

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1400748BR

What you'll do at

***Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position at this time***

You will be a Senior Software Engineer responsible for the development of new software products and enhancements to existing products. You should excel in working with enterprise scale applications and frameworks and have outstanding communication and leadership skills.

Our team is growing, and we are looking for a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer who will play a critical role in the design and implementation of some of our core applications that impacts the largest retailer in the world!

Role Expectations:

• Provide technical leadership for medium to large software projects, enabling groups of 4 - 6 engineers.
• Design, build and deploy Cloud Native microservices for our next generation merchandise location product
• Independently lead efforts to review requirements, translating requirements into technical solutions while gathering requested information
• Designing and developing microservices using REST APIs using JVM ecosystem (Kotlin, Java) and other frameworks/tools (Spring Boot, Kafka, RDBMS, Cassandra, Grafana, APM, Splunk, etc.)
• Build Android and iOS Native mobile applications.
• Identifies technical strategies and best practices based on analysis of industry trends, experimentation, and collaboration with other Walmart associates.
• Provides guidance on the adoption of frameworks, libraries, and tools.
• Troubleshoot open issues and bug-fixes
• Partner and collaborate with project team and cross functional teams
• Lead the discovery phase of projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, and business and user experience teams.

What’s in it for you:
• Competitive base salary with potential for bonus and stock
• Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
• 401K
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Career Growth

If this role sounds interesting and you want to solve problems that are at a scale few can create and work on products that are only bound by the scope of your imagination than we’d love to hear from you!

Minimum Qualifications

If you have:
• 6+ years of industry experience working as a hands-on Backend Software Engineer
• Large scale distributed systems and event-driven architectures
• Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies (e.g., XP, scrum)
• Experience with continuous delivery and testing strategies including unit, integration and functional testing.
• Specialization in Java and Spring Framework
• Proven understanding of microservice oriented architecture and extensible REST APIs
• Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS industry with hands on experience with public or private cloud offerings (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure)
• Fluency in database technology (SQL, NoSQL like Cassandra)
• Familiarity with Linux/DevOps production troubleshooting

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus Points
• Android Native and/or iOS app development
• Experience with Kafka or other streaming platforms

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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