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Staff Software Engineer in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Staff Software Engineer

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 936182BR

What you'll do at

As a Staff Software engineer, you will be able to design, create and own major customer-facing portions of the UK ecommerce platform. We are looking for a thought leader specializing in modern presentation layer technologies.

  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Supports business objectives
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment

Design, create and own major customer-facing portions of the UK ecommerce platform.
Be a thought leader on the team specializing in modern presentation layer technologies.
Create UI frameworks and establish UI coding standards across the organization.
Create elegant, responsive Single Page Applications using modern front-end technologies.
Lead by example and produce high-quality code that establishes coding standards and best practices for the team.
Establish best practices in front-end architecture including performance, accessibility, and usability.
Be responsible for software architecture including determination of current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, selection of new concepts and methodology, and development of major components.
Foster a test driven development approach for front-end engineering.
Create technical requirements, software design specifications and other forms of architectural documentation.
Perform code reviews and have your code reviewed by peers.
Investigate and resolve application issues, bottlenecks, and inefficiencies.
Provide technical mentorship to engineers across our organization.
Be a strong partner to Product Managers, UX Designers, and other functions.
Effectively communicate technical and business risks to stakeholders to ensure that the most informed decisions are being made.
Deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.

BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
A passion for all things UI and Front End.
5+ years of experience building responsive Single Page Web Applications using modern front-end technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and frameworks such as Backbone, React.js.
Knowledge of current trends and best practices in front-end architecture including performance, accessibility, usability and browser fundamentals.
Strong customer focus and obsession with quality.
Strong grasp of HTML5, CSS and LESS / SASS / PostCSS.
Experience building large-scale web apps with a reusable component architecture.
Strong JavaScript skills and an understanding of functional programming, closures, ES2015, asynchronous programming and handling large amounts of data client-side
Well-rounded engineering skills; full-stack development experience.
Excellent planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling.
A strong desire, and a track record, of mentoring as well as learning from others.
Strong problem solving, analytical and object-oriented programming skills.
Strong experience in agile and test-driven methodologies.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Experience taming and managing state in complex apps using patterns like Flux/Redux.
Experience with JS build tools such as npm, gulp, webpac

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software

Preferred Qualifications


About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
"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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