Senior Back-End Engineer

Project Kepler is part of Walmart’s Store No 8, an innovation hub formed by the world’s largest retailer focused on identifying and investing in trends and technologies reshaping the shopping experience.  Project Kepler’s mission is to create step change in-store experiences, leveraging emerging technology to help define and deliver on evolving customer expectations.  Its success requires a cross-functional, mission-based team that is highly entrepreneurial, collaborative and passionate about solving the unsolved problems. 

As a  Senior Back-End Engineer you will be working with a range of cloud technologies, microservices, event sourcing, partner integrations and more. In conjunction with multiple product and technology groups, your services will work to create a best-in-class consumer experience in the physical retail space.

What you'll do:

  • Develop and maintain core services driving the Kepler platform.
  • Develop and maintain integration level APIs.
  • Coordinate among integration partners for deliverables and orchestration of products.
  • Work with Product teams to shape inbound ideas into reality.
  • Ownership of the architecture and code that you bring to a production environment.

What you should have:

  • 3+ years industry experience, BA/BS in related Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Or 7+ years industry experience

What is preferred:

  • Experience with cloud computing, microservices and event sourcing.
  • Experience with storage technologies such as Cassandra, Cosmos DB, or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with stream/message distribution platforms such as Kafka, Azure Event Hubs.
  • Comfortable working in a variety of languages (for example C#/F#, Javascript, Scala).
  • Comfortable with fast-paced development and iteration.

Why You Would Love it Here:

At Kepler we function like a startup and have the benefits of the largest retailer in the world, Walmart. Our benefit package includes a monthly gym stipend, a generous parental leave program, leading healthcare options, 401k matching, and more! We offer unlimited vacation and a great culture filled with quarterly outings, happy hours, work out classes, celebrations, and clubs. Most importantly, we empower our industry-leading tech team to solve far future problems and focus on building magical shopping experience for the consumers. Join us!

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