Staff Software Engineer

Walmart Stores PORTLAND, OR

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


• Strong experience in server-side programming. Proficiency in a scripting language, preferably node.js
• Experience in designing clean REST APIs
• Experience in building fault-tolerant, high performance distributed systems
• Well-factored codebases with thorough test coverage.
• Experience in continuous integration and delivery.

Additional Preferred Qualifications


• 5+ years of software engineering experience
• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field
• Comfort with the *nix environment and configuring it with tools like puppet, chef or fabric
• Having contributed to open source community. Reference to an active github repo is a big plus!

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