Sr. Applications Platform Engineer

Sr. Applications Platform Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition 921499BR

What you'll do

We are seeking a Sr. Applications Platform Engineer professional in our Sunnyvale, CA office.

Duties: Develop highly scalable and performant libraries, modules, tools, etc. that are used across the organization. Support our applications on all popular browsers, on both desktop and mobile. Support other application teams that are migrating to our platform, help them debug when needed. Work on shell scripts that allow every team to build and deploy their applications. Do data analysis on applications, improve their performance (e.g. reduce loading time), and conversion. Senior-level job duties/tasks include the following: Coordinate, interact with, and guide product-facing teams on platform capabilities; such as to allow bug reports for Walmart.com; work with minimal supervision on core/important systems that have impact across all teams and the whole of Walmart.com, including investigating a system that will increase performance of all of Walmart.com through intelligent fetching of assets before they are needed; and serve on a team that consists of senior-level Associates across teams responsible for raising the bar of code delivered by reviewing, commenting, and rejecting or approving code written by others across the organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field and 2 years of experience building scalable e-commerce applications or mobile software.

Skills required: Experience with Unix/Linux. Demonstrated knowledge of Node.js. JavaScript coding experience. CSS, HTML experience. Shell script experience. Web development experience. Mocha and karma tests experience. Data analysis experience. Hadoop experience. Python experience. Test Automation experience. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.


Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Preferred Qualifications

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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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