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Staff Frontend Engineer


Carlsbad, CA 92008
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886647BRReq ID:886647BRCompany 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.Job Title:Staff Frontend EngineerPosition Summary:Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager, Business Tools and Services, you will be responsible for leading the development efforts of the core UI tools as part of the new business suite that integrate with the frontend architecture powering the new site redesigned for The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a startup environment, stays current with the latest web trends, and enjoys technical challenges.City:CARLSBADState:CAPosition Description: Participate in requirements gathering and functional specification activities, ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

Develop new user-facing features

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end

Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Be a Technical mentor/coach for junior team members

Ensure development best practices and lead by example

#LI-SH2Minimum Qualifications: BS/MS in Computer Science or related area

5+ years of Front End development experience

Expert knowledge of JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5 and Node.js

Proficient with Chrome Developer Tools

Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them

Proficient understanding of REST APIs and knowledge of how to interface with them

Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

Experience with highly scalable and available applications

Experience in Agile, SCRUM

Experience with version control systems, preferably GitAdditional Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks like Ember, BackboneJS, AngularJS, React and JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and Bower

A history of open-source contribution and a passion for development of elegant, well-designed frameworksCategory:Software Development and Engineering Division:Walmart LabsDivision Summary:@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We dont just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:The Customer Experience team lives on the front line of e-commerce innovation. This collaborative team, made up of engineering, UX, product management, along with web and technology evangelists, is rapidly iterating new products and site features at scale. We deliver high performing solutions - from our next gen front-end platform (node.js and react.js) to our best-in-class backend payments platform which powers web, mobile and API solutions. Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers make this work incredibly exciting!
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