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JobId: 861481
JobTitle: Staff Software Engineer
State: CA

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!

Position Summary

Good coding skills in Java, Python or C++
Good understanding of open source technologies such as Cassandra, HBase, Couchbase
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to design systems for scale and availability

Position Description

  • 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


Minimum Qualifications

Staff Software Engineer- Back End

*Position Description
The Staff Software Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • Own business service and work with business to identify the requirements.

  • Work with architect to come up with design.

  • Define API contract, document and communicate.

  • Design, develop, test using Agile practices.

  • Provide post production support.

  • Attend Agile Scrum meetings and provide status/progress of the task.

  • Design Services components.

  • Work closely with Architects on documenting status/progress of the task Design Services components.

  • Write code in Java/J2EE/Spring.

  • Test applications using unit testing, functional testing, integration testing.

  • Deploy to production as part of release process.

  • Provide post production support.

  • Participate in Iteration planning, design reviews, code reviews.

    *Minimum Qualifications
    MS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and 5+ years of experience building scalable e-Commerce applications or mobile software; OR BS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and 8+ years of experience building scalable e-Commerce applications or mobile software.

  • Must have experience with J2EE (the entire enterprise environment including Spring, JMS).

  • Thorough knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture/Design, experience implementing Web Services.

  • Strong knowledge in data structures, Relational DB like Oracle, Spring MVC and strong Java knowledge.

  • Experience in leading a solution from inception to production.

  • Strong debugging, profiling, and system performance knowledge.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

*Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years experience developing using J2EE technologies such as Servlet/JSP/Filters, JNDI, JDBC, JMS, JMX, RMI, Java Web Services, etc.

  • 2 years experience with Eclipse or other IDE development tools

  • 1 year experience developing with web/app containers such as Web Logic, Web Sphere, Apache/Tomcat, Jboss etc.

  • 2 years experience developing using relational databases such as Oracle or MySQL

Company Summary

Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, 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.

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