Front-End Staff Software Engineer

Front-End Staff Software Engineer

  • Location CARLSBAD, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 886647BR

What you'll do

• Participate in requirements gathering and functional specification activities, ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
• Develop new user-facing features
• Build reusable code and libraries for future use
• Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
• Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
• Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
• Be a Technical mentor/coach for junior team members
• Ensure development best practices and lead by example


Minimum Qualifications

• BS/MS in Computer Science or related area
• 5+ years of Front End development experience
• Expert knowledge of JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5 and Node.js
• Proficient with Chrome Developer Tools
• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
• Proficient understanding of REST APIs and knowledge of how to interface with them
• Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
• Experience with highly scalable and available applications
• Experience in Agile, SCRUM
• Experience with version control systems, preferably Git

Preferred Qualifications

• Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks like Ember, BackboneJS, AngularJS, React and JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and Bower
• A history of open-source contribution and a passion for development of elegant, well-designed frameworks
Walmart Associate
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
— Roel, Program Analyst

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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