Front End Software Engineer - Path Forward Returnship

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 05/02/2019

Job Description

Position Description


At Walmart Labs, we’re reinventing the world’s leading retail platform, leveraging our unique strengths to deliver the best customer experience wherever our customers shop. Imagine an environment where one line of code, one experiment, or one idea has the power to catapult an entire industry towards a smarter future. Better yet, imagine if that power could be yours.

Walmart Labs is partnering with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce. The Path Forward Return to Work program is a 16-week paid internship for experienced professionals, returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. After completing the four-month program, qualified candidates will be considered for conversion to available full-time opportunities at Walmart.

If you are passionate about technology, have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 2 years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent, we welcome you to apply and join our team. We are excited to be part of the Path Forward program, because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce.



Responsibilities include:

Participates in the discovery phase of new product features to develop high-level design by partnering with internal teams that are contributing to proof-of-concept development

Develops prototypes to validate ideas.

Reviews product requirements and translates requirements into technical solutions, drives implementation, writes code in order to test solutions, communicates project status and issues to team members and stakeholders

Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering system information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause) and performs root cause analysis to reduce future issues, interprets the results to determine further action and develops solutions.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 5+ years of experience in software development OR equivalent combination of education and industry related experience.
Strong fundamentals around object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis.
Knowledge and understanding of best practices and methodologies in building software that scales.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional business and software development teams.
Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly. Experience in open source development and version control systems such as Git, JIRA and Jenkins etc.
Experience in unit/integration testing, debugging and optimization

2+ years of experience in front end development with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

1+ years of experience with Agile development methodologies test driven development

Experience in unit/integration testing, debugging and optimization

Experience in open source development and version control systems such as Git, JIRA and Jenkins etc.

Additional Preferred Qualifications


2+ years of experience in mobile development for Andriod and/or IOS

Company Summary


@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.

Position Summary


At Walmart Labs, we’re reinventing the world’s leading retail platform, leveraging our unique strengths to deliver the best customer experience wherever our customers shop. Imagine an environment where one line of code, one experiment, or one idea has the power to catapult an entire industry towards a smarter future. Better yet, imagine if that power could be yours.

Walmart Labs is partnering with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce. The Path Forward Return to Work program is a 16-week paid internship for experienced professionals, returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. After completing the four-month program, qualified candidates will be considered for conversion to available full-time opportunities at Walmart.

If you are passionate about technology, have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 2 years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent, we welcome you to apply and join our team. We are excited to be part of the Path Forward program, because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce.



Responsibilities include:

Participates in the discovery phase of new product features to develop high-level design by partnering with internal teams that are contributing to proof-of-concept development

Develops prototypes to validate ideas.

Reviews product requirements and translates requirements into technical solutions, drives implementation, writes code in order to test solutions, communicates project status and issues to team members and stakeholders

Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering system information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause) and performs root cause analysis to reduce future issues, interprets the results to determine further action and develops solutions.

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