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Staff Software Engineer (Golang - Remote - US - Home Office)

at Wal-Mart

Posted: 11/3/2019
Job Reference #: 1339407

Job Description

Req ID
1265382BR

Company Summary
The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better.  With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Job Title
Staff Software Engineer (Golang - Remote - US - Home Office)

Position Summary
Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? Walmart Labs is looking for a backend developer to help build tools that speed up all of Walmart e-commerce. You'll be building mostly HTTP APIs, mostly in Go. These APIs control our CDNs, load balancing, and web optimization systems used across virtually all Walmart e-commerce properties.

A typical day might involve any of the following:
Create an API endpoint to control our performance tooling.
Add metrics and monitoring to increase the observability of our applications.
Work with our configuration management systems to smooth out our deploy process.
Give design feedback and review teammates' code.
Our stack uses Go and MySQL. You don’t necessarily need to be an expert in these technologies already. We believe smart people can learn anything and are willing to train the you in our specific tools. If you're not familiar with Go, you should be able to demonstrate you'd pick it up quickly.

City
CARLSBAD

State
CA

Position Description
Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? Walmart Labs is looking for a backend developer to help build tools that speed up all of Walmart e-commerce. You'll be building mostly HTTP APIs, mostly in Go. These APIs control our CDNs, load balancing, and web optimization systems used across virtually all Walmart e-commerce properties.

A typical day might involve any of the following:
Create an API endpoint to control our performance tooling.
Add metrics and monitoring to increase the observability of our applications.
Work with our configuration management systems to smooth out our deploy process.
Give design feedback and review teammates' code.
Our stack uses Go and MySQL. You don’t necessarily need to be an expert in these technologies already. We believe smart people can learn anything and are willing to train the you in our specific tools. If you're not familiar with Go, you should be able to demonstrate you'd pick it up quickly.

  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Supports business objectives
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software

You have at least two years of professional experience building RESTful APIs.
You have at least three years of professional experience with Go, Java, Python, Ruby, or another server-side programming language.
You're comfortable with writing and maintaining performant SQL queries.
You have strong written and verbal communication skills.
You're willing to dive in to unfamiliar layers of the stack.
You have experience with Linux systems.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Golang
Experience with CDNs
Experience in networking
Experience with Salt, Chef, Puppet or other configuration management tools
Experience with front-end development

Category
Software Development and Engineering

Brand
Walmart Labs