Staff Software Engineer
- Location SUNNYVALE, CA
- Department Technology & Software Development
- Team Software Development and Engineering
- Employment Type -
- Position -
- Requisition 820818BR
What you'll do
- Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
- Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
- Ensures business needs are being met
- Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
- Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
- Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
- Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
- Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
- Supports business objectives
- Troubleshoots business and production issues
- Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related field
• 10+ years of industry experience.
• Extensive experience building services using back end technologies
• Understanding of Java Garbage collection mechanisms and optimization
• Thorough understanding of large scale distributed data stores
• Thorough understanding of Lucene based Search engines like Apache Solr or Elasticsearch or Streaming tech like Apache Storm, Apache Flink or similar
• Ability to work in a team collaboration environment using influence without authority
• Experience in public presentations
• Experience in technical mentorship
• Experience in building data pipelines using Apache Kafka
* Communication skills for Tech Talks in public conferences and Meetups
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
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All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options
- Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents