Staff FE Tools Engineer

Staff FE Tools Engineer

What you'll do

Walmart Labs is HIRING a Staff Front End Tools Engineer for our Sunnyvale/ San Bruno/ Carlsbad, CA or Portland, OR locations!

Do you have a strong background in the full life cycle of software development ‐ building scalable web applications, services or mobile software?

Do you like building or evangelizing developer productivity tools, enabling engineers to release quality code to production with speed and efficiency?

Are you a self-starter who thrives in a startup-like culture and want to work with a company which is defining and building next generation digital experiences and have an impact on hundreds of millions of users?

Do you want to contribute to Open Source software that helps improve the test automation ecosystem, as part of your job?

If you answered YES to these questions, and you are the kind of developer who enjoys working on complicated technical challenges... WE WANT TO TALK TO YOU!

Title: Staff FE Tools Engineer
Location: Sunnyvale/ San Bruno/ Carlsbad, CA or Portland, OR
Team: Developer Experience Tools Team

Through the innovative fusion of retail, social and mobile, we are redefining Commerce for the largest retailer globally. We are a talented group of the brightest technologists and business people in the industry, excited about the limitless opportunities that this next generation of Commerce will bring to billions of people around the globe, all in an effort to help our customers save money and live better!

The Developer Experience Tools group is made up of small agile teams delivering innovative tools and solutions for CI/CD and test automation. We love Open Source, and we design our tools to be open‐source from the first day. The added focus on reusable, portable solutions helps keep our architecture clean and flexible. And we love collaborating with people all over the world to make our tools better. Our team created TestArmada ( , a fleet of tools for making testing fast, user‐friendly, and valuable at scale. We want you to help us build the next greatest developer productivity tool.

As a member of the Developer Experience Tools team you will be expected to work with your peers and/or independently on the design, development, testing, implementation and documentation of solutions to address unique challenges in Developer productivity tools Engineering. This includes creating new tools and frameworks , collaborating and evangelizing open source tools. Come up with better solutions to make releasing to production faster without compromising on quality.

Position Description
● Serve as a technical lead for architecture, design and interface decisions for developer productivity tools. 

● Help in every stage of the tool lifecycle : gather requirements, design, develop, test, adoption and support the tool. 

● Recommend engineering best practices, including use of design patterns, code reviews and documentation. 

● Effectively Collaborate and Communicate for better tool adoption by different development teams in Walmart Customer Experience Group. 

Minimum Qualifications

6 years experience building scalable web applications
Strong JavaScript experience
Proficiency with Node.js 

Experience with Web Services Development

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field 

3+ years of extensive experience in designing and building scalable tools and frameworks. 

Hands-on experience with ES6, Babel, Webpack and other front-end tooling.
Familiarity and experience with front-end Frameworks like React, Preact, Angular, Ember.js, etc.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) 

Experience with Dashboard Development / Data Visualization. 

Experience with Web Services Development. 

Experience with mocking tools. 

Experience with Test Automation tools like : Selenium, Appium, Nightwatch & Mocha 

Good understanding of continuous integration tools and frameworks like Travis CI, Jenkins, etc.

Experience working in Agile environments across multiple geographies. 

Strong knowledge and keen interest in emerging tools and technologies in the industry.
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