Staff Frontend Engineer

Staff Frontend Engineer

What you'll do at

• 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

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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