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Principal Software Engineer, Backend/Search Team in SUNNYVALE, CA | Walmart Careers

Principal Software Engineer, Backend/Search Team

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 918214BR

What you'll do at

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
Leads proof-of-concept for medium to large initiatives; implements prototypes to validate ideas
Designs and develops technical solutions for existing software products or enhancements to new and future software releases
Leads development of software requirements, understanding impact of architecture on overall solution.
Performs root cause analysis and develops an action plan and priorities for backlogs (identifying short- and long-term solutions); may lead the implementation of the plan.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Be excited about making an immediate impact on a global scale

Minimum Qualifications

* 7+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust Java applications
* 2+ years technical leadership experience
* Extensive Java / JEE programming experience with a focus on server-side components
* Extensive experience with Linux/UNIX production environment.
* Experience with TCP, UDP, and HTTP.
* Extensive experience in developing Web applications; Experience with Spring framework
* Advanced scripting skills in at least one of the following: Python, Perl or Shell and willingness to learn new technologies
* Experience with Eclipse or other IDE development tools
* Expertise with some or all of Apache, JBoss / Tomcat, Jetty, JMS or other application servers like WebLogic, etc.
* Experience with performance tuning on large distributed systems
* Knowledge of standard tools for optimizing and testing code
* Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with Solr/ElasticSearch a big plus
* Knowledge of OS internals a big plus
* 9+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust backend Java applications
* Master's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
— Roel, Program Analyst

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