Senior Software Engineer - Search
Walmart

Hoboken, New Jersey

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Software Engineer

Here at Walmart, we're driven by an intellectual curiosity that keeps us on the cutting-edge of user design and a seamless customer experience. We're intrigued by the opportunity to engineer the most optimal approach that drives conversions and generates consumer loyalty across every touchpoint of the digital journey.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll spend your days translating requirements into solutions, writing code, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and providing us with the insights necessary to think beyond the status quo. You'll work in project teams consisting of other engineers achieving shared goals. During any given day, you will:

  • Assist in solving problems by writing and developing code, conducting unit testing, communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders, troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes, and ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs.
  • Assist in providing guidance to engineers for assigned Engineering projects by providing detailed technical feedback through various channels including pair programming and code reviews.
  • Provide support to the business by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause) and performing root cause analysis to reduce future issues.
  • Participates in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business, user experience teams, and engineering teams.


Now, imagine doing all the above for the world's largest retailer. That's the Walmart experience. Intrigued?

About You
  • You have and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You want to be a part of the team to disrupt this industry and you have these main skills:
  • Solid fundamentals in Algorithms, Data Structures, Complexity Analysis and Object-Oriented Design
  • Experience building high-performance, highly available and scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience working on cloud native services
  • Ability to build products with focus on testability, someone who loves test coverage
  • A disciplined approach to development, code review, testing, documentation, and code structure in a team environment.
  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things to the next level and a passion for adopting the latest features in software development


You'll really wow us if...
  • Your ability to rise above group think and see beyond the here and now is matched only by your intellectual curiosity.
  • You come to the table with a comprehensive knowledge of Java as well as Agile methodologies.
  • You have experience with search engines such as Solr, Lucene or ElasticSearch
  • You consider yourself to be a student of the world who thrives in an ever-changing environment that holds within it new challenges and chances to prove your expertise.
  • You level up when you can teach others and empower those around you to excel.


You'll make an impact by...
  • Effectively translating requirements into project parameters while working with agility from cradle to grave.
  • Helping cross-functional teams to solve for business problems and develop solutions that enable us to redefine a "best-in-class" customer experience.
  • Encouraging the project teams that you are part of to work collaboratively and to aim for insight-driven outcomes.
  • 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.


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


About the Team

As a member of the Search team, you'll be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing code change required for special business requirements. You'll independently handle high impact, critical software/systems monitoring issues, troubleshoot business and production issues. As a member of the team, you'll be able to say that you work for the world's largest retailer and contribute to the development to best-in-class methodologies that impacted perception and drastically changed business as we know it.

The search group runs a large distributed system powered mostly by the JVM with Java as our primary programming language. We additionally have some use cases utilizing Python, primarily in the machine learning domain. We heavily use kubernetes, Solr, Redis, Kafka, Spark and NoSQL, among other cutting-edge technologies in our core platform. Experience with these technologies would be advantageous but is not required.

Minimum Qualifications...

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 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...
221 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030, United States of America


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