Staff Software Engineer
The Walmart global electronic print and signage team is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to lead the work of eight to twelve engineers in the development of new high availability template-based printing applications.
This person will ensure that each engineer is developing to the specifications you have provided for their assigned projects. This will include creating the required documentation, ADRs, API specs, examples, anything to enable the engineers to contribute high quality work, learn the latest technologies and techniques, and overall maintain the high standards expected of the team.
This person will need to have a desire to design and develop highly available SaaS applications that can be easily managed and maintained. Their vision for short- and long-term solutions will drive how and what is built and ensure that feature requests are aligned to that vision. As the leader for a highly available application, this person must drive applications to be as dependable and responsive to consumers as possible.
Taking ownership of the health and stability of the product is top priority. This person will take accountability for the successes and failures of the product and ensure that the engineers that they lead are accountable to your clear expectations. This will require the person to review and approve proposed solutions, performing design and code reviews, maintain high coding standards, and utilize analytics for operational excellence.
Walmart’s scale faces unique challenges which require new out of the box ideas. This person will need to maintain an open-mind and always questioning the status-quo for what else can improve. It is expected that this person will stay current with industry trends and innovations and and are encouraged to participate in the development and open-source communities.
Most important is that this person will provide supervision of development opportunities for associates by training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and coaching for success and improvement.
Experience working with Azure
Strong development background in NodeJS; 2-3 years minimum
Strong systems and API design, development, and management
Experience with Docker
Experience with JIRA, Dynatrace, Splunk
Experience with Kafka, Hapi, Fastify, TypeScript
Experience with Kubernetes
Active in the open-source community
MVC framework methodology
Bonus Points for:
Experience with Postscript, PJL, CPCL, or ZPL
Experience with manual SVG development
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.
Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years’ experience in software
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 3 years' experience in software engineering