Senior Software Engineer

Walmart Stores SAN BRUNO, CA

About the Job

Position Description

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale 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, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Provides support to the business
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues

Minimum Qualifications

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Additional Preferred Qualifications

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Company Summary

Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.

Position Summary

Design, write and build tools to improve the reliability, latency, availability and scalability of Walmart e-commerce products. 
Influence, design and create new architectures, standards and methods for large-scale enterprise systems. 
Drive the execution of multiple business plans and projects.
Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design.
Augment existing instrumentation to build a cohesive picture of the characteristics of our systems with special attention to points of failure. 
Develop a deep understanding of the various services and applications that come together to deliver Walmart e-commerce products and Analyze requirements, design and implement infrastructure solutions for e-Commerce platform. 
Design new tools to monitor and smart alerts that help discover failures/issues in a timely fashion and work with engineers to identify root cause and fix issues. 
Interact with application teams, architects, and PMs to design and implement new functionality. Secure the system from issues, be they real, perceived or notional and focus on collecting and inferring metrics.
Troubleshoots business and production issues

Highly Desirable Skills:
• Experience with high traffic consumer facing website preferred
• React, Redux, node.js, and has built consumer faced web applications.
• Experience with Ruby and Rails
• Demonstrated knowledge of the following programming Languages: Java, Python, Javascript, Bash. Spark (SQL, Streaming), Hadoop Map-Reduce experience. Build Manager (Maven), Distributed Version Control (GIT), Continuous Integration (Jenkins) experience.
• Solid devops skills in troubleshooting live applications, assessing performance bottlenecks of applications running on Linux.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
• Experience in building fault-tolerant, high performance FE and BE architecture.
• Experience in continuous integration and delivery.
• Experience in working in one of JS FrontEnd Framework
• Strong experience in Java, JavaScript, nodeJS development.
• Well-factored codebases with thorough test coverage.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
• Must have proficient knowledge and experience with Java or python
• Must have proficient knowledge and experience with JavaScript
• Proficiency with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Resque
• Experience with Bootstrap framework
• Experience working in formal development environment (version control system, code review, strict coding standard, documentation, unit test)
• Preferred educational Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.