Staff Software Engineer - Image Optimization

Staff Software Engineer - Image Optimization

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 904289BR

What you'll do at

* Design, prototype, and develop high-performance software for our asynchronous optimization system for automated performance enhancements using Golang.
* A focus on reducing bandwidth served through image optimization, transcoding, and compression.
* Optimize gzip and compression techniques for both dynamic and cacheable content to improve performance and reduce cost to serve.
* Discover and implement new performance optimizations for the site and traffic routing.
* Build internal tools to monitor, manage, and automate the new systems you design.
* Make an impact on every asset served through Walmart.com and it's many subsidiaries.

Minimum Qualifications

* Minimum 6 years of Programming experience with any combination of the following: Go/C/C++/C#/Java/Perl/Python
* Experience with image formats, transcoding, and optimizations
* Strong background in process design for reliable systems; strong big picture awareness of systems
* Good generalist experience, with ability and willingness to read and write into all layers of a software stack
* Bachelor's Degree in CS, Mathematics, or similar field of study and 10+ years * industry experience OR MS in CS, Mathematics, InfoSec or similar field of study and 6+ years industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience working with operations or with deployment, monitoring, and other sustainable operations of software a plus
* Experience with compression software and algorithms

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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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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