Senior Software Engineer - UI

Company name: Walmart Global Tech India

Company url: https://www.linkedin.com/company/walmartglobaltech/?originalSubdomain=in

Job location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Job description:

 We're looking for a Senior JavaScript Engineer to join the Walmart International (ASDA/George) engineering team at Walmart Labs.

We know applying for and taking on a new job at any company requires a leap of faith. We want you to feel comfortable and excited to apply at Walmart Labs. To help share a bit more about life at Walmart Labs, here are a few resources in addition to the job description that can give you an inside look at what life is like at Walmart Labs. We hope you'll take the leap of faith and apply.

Walmart Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

About You

You love code. You love to take raw ideas and build great products with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. You know JavaScript is imperfect, but you embrace its functional side and genuinely enjoy coding with it. You might like to talk about obscure computer science topics, but really, you just want to write simple code and ship new products and features to customers (or improve existing ones).

You love great UX. You spend most of your time coding, but you also have an eye for great design and a feel for great UX. Maybe you were once a designer (or still are) or maybe your creative outlet has always been the code. Either way, you care about more than just the code.

You love learning new things. You love researching new tech and driving forward with the implementation details. Your focus is on frontend JavaScript code, but you can dig in wherever needed. Node.js, Python, CSS, build tools, shell scripts, you name it. If you don't already know it, you're ready to learn it.

You can balance lots of concerns. Frontend apps have to take into account performance (using networks and devices that we can't control), customer demands, A/B tests, UX research, code quality, a rapidly changing ecosystem of languages and modules, and the list goes on. And we actually want to ship things too! You can balance those demands without getting overwhelmed and keep the needle moving forward.

You love helping others. You love sharing knowledge with the rest of your team, building shared tooling for other engineers, giving back to the open-source community, and directly helping customers.

Things You Might Do

That Said, Here Are Some Things You'll Probably Do

Walmart International is a diverse and fast-growing business unit, so you'll likely get experience on many different projects across the organization.
• Research, guide, and execute frontend architecture changes, including but by no means limited to GraphQL, server-side React rendering, and Flow typing.
• Build reusable React components with modular CSS, manage data on the client with Redux and GraphQL, and test everything with Jest.
• Measure and resolve performance bottlenecks, using tools like Chrome DevTools, Lighthouse, WebPagetest, or custom tooling.
• Refactor or improve existing code. We've migrated most of our frontend to React. And we constantly find ways to improve all of our JavaScript code.
• Work closely with our product, design, and UX teams to create amazing and intuitive experiences that make it effortless to connect different apps together.
• Help put tools, processes, and documentation in place to improve our code quality.
• Review code written by other team members or other teams.
• Ship to hundreds of thousands of users every day while having lots of autonomy in terms of code and feature ownership.
• Work with complex and varied data structures (APIs can be a little, uh, eccentric).
• Help out with our Python backend or Node-based developer platform.
• Share what you know and learn either one-on-one or with lightning talks to the group.
• Give back to the community via open source and blog posts.
• Experiment: this is a startup-like environment so everything can change as we experiment with doing more custom partnership work
• As a part of Walmart Labs' all-hands philosophy, help customers via support to ensure they have the best experience possible.
• You'll also have the opportunity to specialize in a variety of areas of the ASDA codebase, including core product or platform development. Focusing on a specialization will not limit your area for growth at Walmart Labs as each engineer brings a unique perspective and can contribute differently in all areas. We encourage participation and will frequently have engineers contribute across teams to assist in projects.
Minimum Qualifications
• BE with 3+ years of experience in software engineering
• Minimum 1 year of experience in Node JS development
• Experience in writing extensive unit tests
Preferred Qualifications
• 6+ years of experience in software development using modern languages (React, Angular, NodeJS, etc)
• Thorough understanding of Node.JS and its core principles
• Good experience with Bundling technologies such as (Webpack, Rollup, Parcel, etc)
• Own code quality and experience in writing extensive unit tests
• Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
• Proven ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and frameworks quickly
• Ability to deliver in Agile method (SCRUM)
• Excellent written communication and follow-up skills
• Experience developing and consuming REST APIs / GraphQL 

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