Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

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

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software
• 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

Preferred Qualifications

• Open source project contributions
• 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
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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

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