Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? We are 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.
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
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, Golang, Java, Python, Ruby, or another server-side programming language.
Experience with Salt, Chef, Puppet or other configuration management tools
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.
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