Randstad Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California

Senior Software Engineer

job details:

  • location:Sunnyvale, CA

  • salary:$72 - $79.20 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 9, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:664045

job description

Senior Software Engineer

job summary:

Senior Software Engineer @WalmartLabs

@WalmartLabs is the idea incubator inside the world?s largest global retailer. We are developing products that rethink the customer experience and impact billions of transactions. Our agile team of engineers, data scientists, and product managers work together to envision, prototype, and build extraordinary products. Every day is an opportunity to reshape the eCommerce landscape while having a lasting impact on the industry. With over 3,000 associates in Silicon Valley, San Diego, Portland, Brazil, United Kingdom, and India, we?re bringing together some of the best professionals from around the world.

The mission of Targeting@WalmartLabs is to increase the lifetime value of existing and potential customers via Targeted, Event-Triggered Marketing. We do this by building systems and applications that incorporate the large-scale store activity and online activity data in real-time and exposing services/APIs that enables real-time retargeting. You?ll be challenged to create applications that will impact millions of customers in a truly global environment.

location: Sunnyvale, California

job type: Contract

salary: $72.00 - 79.20 per hour

work hours: 9am to 6pm

education: Bachelors


We are seeking a talented Senior Engineer with a proven track record of building high-quality scalable applications, with a strong sense of ownership and solid leadership abilities. You will be responsible for setting up the Targeting platform in a new market and help the team take a giant step towards its globalization efforts.


Bachelor's Degree and 4 yrs. of experience; OR Master?s Degree with 2 yrs. of experience in Computer Science or related field



  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 yrs. of experience; OR Master?s Degree with 2 yrs. of experience in Computer Science or related field

  • 4+ years of experience building scalable eCommerce applications or mobile software

  • Work with Java or Scala(preferred) and other related technologies to design and develop robust high-performance and scalable applications for use within the @WalmartLabs product ecosystem

  • Very good experience with the SMACK stack specially AKKA, Spark and Kafka

  • Good experience with AKKA HTTP and the Actor model

  • Strong knowledge and experience with distributed data (Cassandra, Hadoop, Couchbase, ScyllaDB, Cosmos DB, ...)

  • Experience with a scripting language like Python, Shell

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools (Sbt, Jenkins, Maven, ...)

  • Experience with Code Quality Governance related tools (Sonar, etc...)

  • Experience with Source Code Management Tools

  • Strong computer science fundamentals in algorithms, data structures, databases, operating systems, etc.

  • Experience with Linux systems programming

  • Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, Jquery, AngularJS, Bootstrap, and Node.js is a plus

  • 2 or more year(s) experience with SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), RESTful web services

  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions across all environments

  • Utilize industry research to improve Wal-Mart?s technology environment.

  • A self-motivated learner and builder with strong customer focus and obsession with quality

  • Knowledge of standard tools for optimizing and testing code is a plus

If you're inspired by the opportunity to solve complex problems at scale and make a difference for our customers and members, please join our team.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.