Staff Software Engineer

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


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 six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, 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


BS in Computer Science or related field and 10+ years industry experience or MS with 4+ Work experience with “big data” pipelines (Hive, Spark, Elasticsearc, Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Kafka). Understanding of data architecture, replication, and administration.
Strong hands on experience with SOA, REST, JEE technologies, Spring, DBMS.
Hands on experience with front end/presentation technologies like JavaScript, Angular, Express, NodeJS is a big plus.
Programming skills in Java, Scala, Python, Linux shell, Hadoop Hive SQL.
Skillfully balancing independent work with asking for help effectively in a large organization.
Experience in multi-cloud production environment deployment and maintenance.
Strong experience in debugging, performance tuning and optimization for scalability and high availability.
Ability to rapidly create functional prototypes Understand SDLC, use of SCM (Git) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins).
Strong customer focus and obsession with quality.
Very strong communication, ability to read, understand, fix, and document code written by other engineers.
Experience collaborating with multiple teams
Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools
Strong foundation in core design patterns and software architecture principles
Experience and passion to work in a fast paced Agile environment, delivering functional features in small time durations.

Additional Preferred Qualifications


Practices and passionately follows test-driven development.
Strong advocate and practitioner of developing according to agile methodology.
Has experience with and does not shy away from devops.
Can't get enough of metrics and alerts!

Company Summary


The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better.  With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Position Summary


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 six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, 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