Staff Software Engineer - Frontend

Staff Software Engineer - Frontend

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD528804

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart’s spec and content acquisition team are responsible for building the core services and workflow systems to generate supplier-facing specs, audit and remediate content of an item that drive and improve customer experience.  Walmart is investing in transforming these spaces with latest technology and we are looking for a talented individual who can use their engineering and leadership skills to help our teams solve complex problems.  As a leader of the team, you’ll influence, coach and be a servant leader to multiple teams participating and contributing to transforming products and platforms in this space. You will be part of the application development team leading software design and implementation, problem-solving, leading consistency across our team in quality standards, ensuring our teams adhere to architecture principles, research and propose creative ideas that allows our teams to solve problems faster and provide engineering efficiency as they work with our customers to deliver world-class software solutions.

What you’ll bring

  • 8+ years of Front-End engineering experience with Web-based frameworks and languages including React.JS, Angular, Next.JS, GraphQL, Typescript, Javascript ES6, React+Redux, NodeJs, HTML,CSS, REST, Web Services

  • 5+ years of programming experience in architecting highly scalable & performing web applications

  • Fundamental Web development skills (Core understanding of the web, services and how things integrate). Cookies, headers, server to server communication understanding is critical)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and be able to articulate complex technical concepts in an approachable way for broad audiences.

  • Experience working on Browser performance and optimization. How browser/dom is parsed and rendered

  • Experience in integrating API’s and Web Services.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you

  • Design and develop scalable, performant, and responsive Frontend architecture.

  • Build technical roadmap and proof-of-concept to validate architectural and design choices.

  • Develop fault-tolerant and highly performant API gateway layer which can interact with many other micro-services.

  • Actively participate in growing and coaching fellow team members.

  • Lead others with respect

  • Able to independently handle high-impact critical and performance issues.

  • Actively participates in the agile practices and ceremonies for the team.

  • Provide engineering thought leadership by disseminating best practices and mentoring other engineers.

  • Curiosity and have the desire to learn

What you’ll do

  • Innovate and drives technical vision and influences product roadmap and vision

  • Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects

  • Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high level design

  • Lead & supervises the work of cross-functional groups of engineers, including offshore associates

  • Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues

  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

  • Influence decisions, builds consensus, and resolves conflicts constructively and proactively

  • Supports business objectives and ensures the business needs are being met

Plus if you have :

  • Experience in Retail or eCommerce domain

  • Experience in Java and Python is plus

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. 

We’re virtual 

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting.  Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.   

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 3 years' experience in software engineering

Primary Location...

860 W CALIFORNIA AVENUE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-0000, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity – unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

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