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Staff Android Engineer

Walmart


Location:
Portland, OR 97240
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-04-23
Walmart
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991548BRReq ID:991548BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, 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 Android EngineerPosition Summary:You can write Android apps at a number of companies, but the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of millions of people is a rare one. Here in the Omnichannel team at WalmartLabs, we build the tools that bring the experience of shopping in our stores on par with (and make it even better than) the experience of shopping online. Yes, finding a pair of shoe laces in a huge store can be challenging or the lines at a cash register can be too long. But, these are all opportunities that can be addressed with cool technology solutions, often involving mobile apps. That is our focus. If you are as passionate as we are about enhancing real-world experiences through the use of technology, get in touch!



We are a nimble team and we operate like a startup in a large company. We control our product roadmap and development cycles. Most of us have worked at startups before. We are product focused and expect our fellow engineers to be involved in all parts of the product development from product requirements and design to implementation and testing. Our products include Walmart Pay, Scan & Go, Store Pickup, Savings Catcher, and more. We are data-driven. We constantly improve our products based on user data and feedback. Moreover, we experiment with new features and technologies and scale successful products rapidly. Our work includes challenges in the areas of security, geolocation, payments, scalability and architecture.



Design and implement sophisticated features in Walmart Android applications

Work closely with product and design teams to optimize the experience for the Android platform

Analyze and optimize Android applications

Experiment with new technologies and features and build quick prototypesCity:PORTLANDState:ORPosition Description:You can write Android apps at a number of companies, but the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of millions of people is a rare one. Here in the Omnichannel team at WalmartLabs, we build the tools that bring the experience of shopping in our stores on par with (and make it even better than) the experience of shopping online. Yes, finding a pair of shoe laces in a huge store can be challenging or the lines at a cash register can be too long. But, these are all opportunities that can be addressed with cool technology solutions, often involving mobile apps. That is our focus. If you are as passionate as we are about enhancing real-world experiences through the use of technology, get in touch!



We are a nimble team and we operate like a startup in a large company. We control our product roadmap and development cycles. Most of us have worked at startups before. We are product focused and expect our fellow engineers to be involved in all parts of the product development from product requirements and design to implementation and testing. Our products include Walmart Pay, Scan & Go, Store Pickup, Savings Catcher, and more. We are data-driven. We constantly improve our products based on user data and feedback. Moreover, we experiment with new features and technologies and scale successful products rapidly. Our work includes challenges in the areas of security, geolocation, payments, scalability and architecture.



Design and implement sophisticated features in Walmart Android applications

Work closely with product and design teams to optimize the experience for the Android platform

Analyze and optimize Android applications

Experiment with new technologies and features and build quick prototypesMinimum Qualifications:BS degree in Computer Science or related field

Software development experience in Java

Experience with Android application development using Android SDK

Experience designing REST APIs and consuming RESTful services

Familiarity with Android Studio and GIT

Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skillAdditional Preferred Qualifications:Ability to step out of your comfort zone and use new technologies



Experience with unit testing, UI testing and automation



Experience with web technologies



Big pluses - having apps published on Play Store and reference to an active GitHub repoCategory: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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