Senior Software Engineer @ Walmart - Sunnyvale, CA

Job Overview

4 months ago

Senior Software Engineer

Walmart - Sunnyvale, CA

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior EngineerBackend Developer

What you’ll do…

Search processes billions of queries for millions of products on Walmart sites and apps worldwide. Whenever a user types in a query or browses through product categories on the website, phone, or tablet, our service goes to work. We mine structured and semi-structured data from product catalogs, social web, transactions, query logs, etc. at an unprecedented scale. We work on big data problems, cutting-edge relevance algorithms from information retrieval, machine learning, and ranking to deliver a high-availability, low-latency service, which directly impacts business metrics.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will lead and participate in medium- to large- scale projects by reviewing project requirements, translating requirements into technical solutions and high-level design, and implementing and testing complex code changes. You will direct root cause analysis of critical business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, and possible root cause) and directing actions as designated in the plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in production support, including problem identification, ticket documentation, and customer and vendor relations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 3 years of experience in software engineering or related field OR 5 years of experience in software engineering or related field
  • Extensive Java / J2EE programming experience with a focus on server-side components
  • Proficient hands-on experience in debugging, troubleshooting, and performance tuning Java Application
  • Extensive experience in developing Web applications with experience with Spring framework
  • Experience with open-source search engines such as Solr, Lucene, or Elastic Search
  • Advanced scripting skills in at least one of the following: Python, Perl, or Shell and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Experience with continuous integration/deployment processes and tools such as Jenkins and Maven.
  • Experience with Code Quality Governance related tools (Sonar, Gerrit, PMD, FindBugs, Checkstyle, Emma, Cobertura, JIRA, etc)
  • Experience with Source Code Management Tools (GitHUB, SVN, CVS)
  • Expertise with some or all of Apache, JBoss / Tomcat, Jetty, JMS, or other application servers like WebLogic, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of complex software design, distributed system design, caching, design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Familiar with public cloud technologies in Azure and GCP
  • Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Collaborate and work with a geographically diverse team of Product, Engineering, Business, DevOps and Quality Control professionals.
  • Providing technical direction and expertise to the team.
  • Mentor and a guide junior engineers on technical aspects of ongoing projects and initiate future projects.
  • Must be able and willing to think and act strategically and tactically

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the search domain highly desirable

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Who We Are

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

About Global Tech

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 3 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 5 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

840 W CALIFORNIA AVE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

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