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Senior Software Engineer (Back End)

Walmart


Location:
SUNNYVALE, CA
Date:
12/12/2017
2017-12-122018-01-10
Job Code:
950990BR
Walmart
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Senior Software Engineer (Back End) in SUNNYVALE, CA | Walmart Careers

Senior Software Engineer (Back End)

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 950990BR

What you'll do at

As a Senior Software Engineer (Back End) you are responsible for designing high performance and scalable e-commerce applications that meet the needs of millions of Walmart customers and its next generation Supply Chain, in particular it's Unified Inventory Management System that will be built largely on an event driven platform implemented via a micro-service architecture. The platform runs in the cloud and uses a large number of technologies and middle ware. We are looking to bring more intellectually curious engineers who are passionate about technology in general.

* Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans.
* Participate in medium- to large-scale projects.
* Participate in team of application engineers, architect and product visionaries to design, prototype and build technology-driven products that will serve the current and future needs of ecommerce
* Analyzes business problems to design solutions and/or implements and tests complex code changes for specific requirements or application/standalone program.
* Primarily responsible for delivering high quality technical designs and code for the product requirements in a fast paced agile scrum sprints
* Implement software as per the design, generate test cases, automate integration tests, perform code reviews and write feature documentation
* Perform build, deployment and continuous integration processes to move the code and configurations from local development environments to QA & Production environments.
* Drive production deployments using platform's automated CI and deployment tools
* Work as Level 3 production support engineer on a rotation-basis to help Level 2 production support team for any production issue where engineering help is required. Provide support in troubleshooting / investigations pertaining to the inventory management systems.
* Responsible for production environment health as first priority, enabling automated monitoring and alerting and ensuring close to 100% uptime.
* Support Business requests for investigation and analysis
* Troubleshoot business and production issues
* Help the team leverage and contribute to open source technologies

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 4-6 years or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 3-5 years of experience
* Proven industry experience with large scale distributed systems
* Solid experience with object-oriented and/or event driven systems
* Strong programming experience in object oriented programming e.g. Java or functional programming e.g. Scala or F#
* Extensive experience building services using back end technologies (Java, Spring, Hibernate)
* In depth knowledge of SQL/No-SQL and database technologies ( Oracle, Cassandra, Hive) and caching solutions (Couchbase/Redis)

Preferred Qualifications

o Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Shell, Perl, Python, Bash, or Ruby
o Strong aptitude for writing efficient code
o Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment
o Experience in production system operations (logging, telemetry, alerting etc.)
o Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
o Has ambition and vigor to add value to a rapidly growing development team

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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