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Engineering, Full Time    Brooklyn, NY    Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020
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Backend Software Engineer Delivery Optimization

Walmart New Product Innovation

Walmart New Product Innovation is a scrappy & entrepreneurial team with access to the resources of the world's largest retailer. We're building cutting edge technology from our offices in Greenpoint, Brooklyn & SoHo, NYC.

This past fall, our team launched Walmart InHome, a service that delivers fresh groceries from your local store directly to your kitchen or garage fridge. The service is now available in three cities - Kansas City, Pittsburgh & Vero Beach. As InHome expands to new markets, the team is also beginning to work on new products & services for Walmart customers.

What We Are Looking For

Our team is in the process of scaling up InHome & other delivery initiatives across Walmart. We are looking for a talented & self-motivated engineer to help tackle this difficult problem. You will work closely with other engineers, product managers, & operations team members to build a powerful & flexible delivery fulfillment system. An ideal candidate has a mindset of iterating quickly & learning every step of the way.

What Youll Do

  • Play a critical role in architecting the next generation of delivery fulfillment at Walmart
  • Develop a sandbox environment which will allow us to run analysis to analyze the impact of potential strategies.
  • Build backend services capable of processing vast amounts of data
  • Integrate with existing Walmart services & data sources
  • Develop APIs to support mobile & web systems
  • Deploy applications to Azure cloud using Docker/Kubernetes
  • Iterate rapidly to build a next-generation e-commerce product


  • Prior experience with routing or logistics problems is a plus.
  • Intrinsic motivation & the ability to learn quickly
  • Enthusiasm for creating new services that will be supporting new innovative products
  • Understanding of multiple programming languages (e.g. JavaScript, Python, Java, Golang, etc)
  • Experience with databases (Postgres, SQL), caches (Redis) & Azure Cloud Services
  • Strong passion for automation, testing, & code quality
  • Knowledge in building highly scalable, reliable, & maintainable services
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or a similar field of study with 4+ years of relevant industry experience


  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Health, dental, & vision Insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • A large, open workspace in Brooklyns Greenpoint neighborhood
  • Kitchen stocked with fresh fruits & snacks
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