Back End Software Engineer

Back End Software Engineer

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 867176BR

What you'll do

Walmart’s Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, SamsClub.com, VUDU, Walmart Grocery, and @WalmartLabs (our technology innovation powerhouse). Here, innovators, entrepreneurs, and creators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real time for billions of customers around the globe. Our engineering, big data, web, mobile and business teams collaborate to build technology that creates billions of connected omni-channel shopping experiences for the world’s largest global retailer.

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 eCommerce platform will bring to billions of people around the globe, all in an effort to help our customers save money and live better!

We believe that developers who write HTML front-ends should be great at writing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. We don't auto-generate this code using automated techniques like GWT and we don't emit the HTML from Java or other languages. Come work in a startup-like culture that is defining and building the next generation digital experiences and have an impact on hundreds of millions of users.

Department Summary: The Global Product group is made up of small agile teams delivering innovation to the digital shopping experience on Walmart’s online, mobile and physical stores. We are building out great online features powered by Service Oriented Architecture in the back-end, multi-tenant enabled using the best of the Open-source technologies widely used in the industry.

Title: Senior Back End Software Engineer
Role: 867176BR: Staff Software Engineer
Location: Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Organization: Global e-commerce
Department: Customer Experience

Highly Desirable Skills: ReactJS, Node.js, web services, CSS3, AJAX, JavaScript, HTML5, MVC and ExtJS, Experience building High scale front end responsive web apps.

Position Summary
• Serve as a technical lead for architecture, design and interface decisions of the key components.
• Work with multiple teams to use and develop user-facing components using JavaScript, CSS3 that are fully responsive to multiple devices.
• Work with multiple teams using Java development tools to integrate these components of my account.
• Help in every stage of the project lifecycle -- gather requirements, work closely with product, design, develop, test and support the application.
• Recommend engineering best practices, including use of design patterns, code reviews
• Collaborate, communicate with different teams. Work independently and in a team very efficiently.

Minimum Qualifications

Position Description: The Customer Experience team lives on the front line of e-commerce innovation. This collaborative team, made up of engineering, UX, product management, along with web and technology evangelists, is rapidly iterating new products and site features at scale.
• 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 four to six engineers 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

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 8 years’ experience building scalable e-commerce applications
• 6+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust Java applications
• Experience with big data methodologies involving Hive/Hadoop/ Spark;
• Experience with Hadoop workflow management using Azkaban, Oozie, Hamake or Cascading
• Hadoop stream processing using Storm/Spark
• Experience with no-sql technologies like Cassandra, couchbase, Flume or Hbase.
• Advanced scripting skills in at least one of the following: Python or Shell and willingness to learn new technologies
• Experience with Eclipse or other IDE development tools
• Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools (i.e. Jenkins, Hudson, Maven)
• Experience with Code Quality Governance related tools (Sonar, Gerrit, PMD, FindBugs, Checkstyle, Emma, Cobertura, etc)
• Experience with Source Code Management Tools (Github)
• Knowledge of standard tools for optimizing and testing code
• Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience developing using J2EE technologies such as Servlet/JSP/Filters, JNDI, JDBC, JMS, JMX, RMI, Java Web Services or related skill
• Experience with Eclipse or other IDE development tools
• Experience developing with web/app containers such as Apache/Tomcat, Nginx
• Experience developing using relational databases such as Oracle or MySQL
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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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