Staff Engineer – Backend Developer
It’s exciting time to join our Walmart journey. We are seeking a Staff Engineer Backend Developer for a key position for Walmart’s initiatives on Search Runtime team.
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 iPad, 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 Staff Software Engineer, you will participate in the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with a high-level design. Design, implement, and test complex code changes for specific business requirements. Analyzes business needs and develops plans to implement software requirement in conjunction with product management and architects. You will direct root cause analysis of critical business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause) and directing actions as designated in the plan.
You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
Experience in production support, including problem identification, ticket documentation, and customer and vendor relations.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 6 years of experience or Master’s degree in Computer Science and 4 years of experience with building scalable, highly distributed, high performing, and robust Java applications
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, 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:
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
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
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 3 years' experience in software engineering
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