Senior Manager I, Software Engineering

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


We are a team of rock star engineers and product visionaries working together to design, prototype and build technology-driven products and experiences that will change the future landscape of e-Commerce. Our team exudes all-around talent in developing end-to-end solutions in a highly scalable, cloud-based, service-oriented environment.

• Passionate about people and innovation 
• Excellent communication skills in presenting ideas to executive teams
• Extensive knowledge in API frameworks: API Proxy, Spec management, REST, Security, SDKs and so on
• Strong understanding of scalable, HA distributed systems design using Java
• Good acumen about evolving Frameworks, Streaming architectures & Big Data 
• Passionate about reviewing a LOT of code and should be willing to write code 25% of the time
• Work with product and business on product initiatives, prioritization, planning and execution
• Strong technical knowledge building large scale applications. 
• Endless drive to make things happen, drive ambiguity to clarity

Minimum Qualifications


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
• Around 10 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications 
• Pluses - understanding of retail or ecommerce domain knowledge
*Manager's Ideal Candidate Must-Haves
• Passionate about people and innovation 
• Excellent communication skills in presenting ideas to executive teams
• Extensive knowledge in API frameworks: API Proxy, Spec management, REST, Security, SDKs and so on
• Strong understanding of scalable, HA distributed systems design using Java
• Good acumen about evolving Frameworks, Streaming architectures & Big Data 
• Passionate about reviewing a LOT of code and should be willing to write code 25% of the time
• Work with product and business on product initiatives, prioritization, planning and execution

Additional Preferred Qualifications


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
• Around 10 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications 
• Pluses - understanding of retail or ecommerce domain knowledge

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


Engineering Manager – API Platform @ Walmart Labs

The Merchant Technology organization is focused on building truly global experiences and infrastructural capabilities that enable unprecedented assortment growth and awesome end-to-end Shopping customer experiences from finding the product all the way to delivering it to the customer. The next generation solution encompasses item ingestion, setup, cataloging, Production Classification, large scale Information Retrieval and publishing with focus on scale, flexibility and localization of data, process, rules and presentation. 

We serve hundreds of millions of requests and queries every day for millions of products with big data, high performance, high availability and scalability being the building blocks of our DNA. The team is also chartered with building an intuitive state-of-the-art marketplace experience that can serve 3rd party retailers across the globe to help unleash their digital experience using this infrastructure.