Senior Back End Software Engineer

Senior Back End Software Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 967055BR

What you'll do at

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.

We believe that developers who write Purely Java Backends 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 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. We deliver high performing solutions - from our next gen front-end platform (node.js and react.js) to our best-in-class backend payments platform which powers web, mobile and API solutions. Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers make this work incredibly exciting!

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.

Title: Senior Back End Software Engineer
Role: 967055BR - US100010702 Staff Software Engineer - @WalmartLabs WEC (GEC6718)
Location: Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Organization: Global e-commerce
Department: Customer Experience

• Highly Desirable Skills: Back End Java, REST services Experience, Developing using J2EE technologies such as Servlet/JSP/Filters, JNDI, JDBC, JMS, JMX, RMI, Java Web Services.

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.
• 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

Minimum 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

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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