Staff Software Engineer
JobTitle: Staff Software Engineer
@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 don’t 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.
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!
We are a small team of engineers building mobile products for over 140 million customers who shop at Walmart stores every week. We are looking for product focused mobile engineers who share our passion to build high quality products and ship fast.
There are very few places, if any, where you can bridge physical and digital experiences for hundreds of millions of users. Our team builds products that empower customers in over 5000 Walmart stores. Our products include Scan & Go, Store Maps, Store Search, Store Pickup, eReceipts, Savings Catcher, and Walmart Pay. We are a data-driven team and we constantly improve our products based on user data and feedback. Moreover, we experiment with new features and technologies and scale successful products rapidly.
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. We adapt new technologies and our work includes challenges in the areas of security, geolocation, payments, scalability and architecture.
- Design and implement sophisticated features in Walmart iOS applications.
- Work closely with product and design teams to optimize the experience for iOS platform.
- Analyze and optimize iOS applications.
- Experiment with new technologies and features and build quick prototypes.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software
- Software development experience in Objective-C or Swift.
- Shipped one or more iOS applications which are still available in the App Store.
- Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
- Ability to step out of their comfort zone and use new technologies.
- Experience with unit testing, UI testing and automation.
- Experience with web technologies.
POSITION LOCATION: PORTLAND, OREGON ONLY
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.