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Walmart

Senior, Software Engineer - AR/VR/XR Experiences

Sunnyvale, CA

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Emerging Tech team is passionate about solving customer and associate problems with the emerging and latest technologies. The team is responsible for creating breakthrough capabilities, delivering frictionless experiences and making these technologies easily available to thousands of Walmart developers and 2.2 million associates. The applications and services built on these capabilities are used by hundreds of millions of customers daily. In this role you will be working on cutting-edge AR/VR/XR hardware and software stacks.

About Team:
Our team creates reusable technologies to help with customer acquisition, onboarding, and empowering merchants, while ensuring a seamless experience for both of these stakeholders. We also optimize tariffs and assortment in accordance with Walmart's Everyday Low Cost philosophy. We not only create affordability, but we also deliver customized experiences for customers across all channels - in-store, mobile app, and websites.

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What you'll do:

  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large Web Engineering projects by collaborating with cross-functional teams to determine project strategy; interpreting strategy into sustainable mobile solutions; and obtaining cross-functional approvals.
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues for various desktop and mobile browsers by gathering and evaluating information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; analyzing issues based on expert knowledge of browsers and programming; formulating and implementing an action plan; interpreting results to determine further action; performing root cause analysis across
  • multiple desktop and mobile browsers to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation.
  • Provides engineering support to the business by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); forecasting for future technologies; identifying short- and long-term solutions; facilitating resolution development; and leading cross-functional partnerships to implement resolutions.
  • Leads small project teams for Frontend Engineering projects by providing direction regarding project plan; identifying short- and long-term solutions and timelines; providing guidance regarding project issues or roadblocks; reviewing and providing feedback for proposed solutions; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
  • Manages medium- to large-scale projects for Frontend Engineering by collaborating with cross-functional teams to review project requirements; translating requirements into solutions for multiple operating systems (for example, Desktop, Mobile); gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code (for example, JavaScript) that can be applied to multiple types of browsers; integrating solutions to ensure they are applicable to multiple operating systems; developing user interface solutions; conducting testing to ensure solution is functional; communicating project status to team members and stakeholders; determining solutions to issues;
  • enhancing design to prevent reoccurrence of defects across multiple browsers; ensuring on-time delivery; and collaborating with project managers to provide guidance on project implementation plan.
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

What you'll bring:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience building Frontend Websites/Sharable Widgets
  • 4+ years of programming experience in Javascript
  • 3+ years of experience with frameworks such as React, Vue, NodeJS
  • Deep understanding of various aspects of Frontend App Development
  • Experience in integrating with REST based backend services
  • Experience in working with large code bases and effectively driving large projects
  • Experience in mentoring engineers and influencing other engineers across the organization
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving attitude and analytical skills
  • Experience in developing, operating, supporting high volume applications in production.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in WebGL, ThreeJS, WebXR
  • Experience in building Augmented Reality(AR) applications using Unity
  • Experience with Mixed Reality/Virtual Reality(Holo Lens, Gear, Occulus, Vive, Rift..)
  • Experience in using 3D Modelling tools such as Maya, Blender
  • Experience in Game Design, 3D modelling, 3D Computer Graphics is a plus

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That's what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We're a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world's leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

Benefits:
Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

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 responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.





You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.


For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .




Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.


For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart .


The annual salary range for this position is $117,000.00-$234,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:



- Stock




Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, or related area and 3 years' experience in software engineering or related area.Option 2: 5 years' experience in software engineering or related area.

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, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, or related area and 1 year's experience in software engineering or related area., We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart's accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

Client-provided location(s): Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Job ID: Walmart-8261_R-1784072
Employment Type: Full Time