Senior Software Engineer – Python Backend Developer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 02/20/2020

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with project team and cross functional teams; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team.

Leads the work of other small groups of four to six engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by proving pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short and long term solutions and timeline; reviewing and providing feedback for proposed solutions; and performing design and code reviews of changes.

Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; performing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation.

Provides support to the business by responding to user's questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); identifying short- and long-term solutions; facilitating resolutions; and leading cross-functional partnership.

Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business and user experience teams; and obtaining cross-function approvals.

All candidates must have coded and deployed systems in production.

[required] Expert backend development in Python. This includes backends commonly associated with a data system, a web application, or a mobile application system. [required] Working knowledge with databases. [required] Development experience with event-driven systems that uses streaming, queue/topics, and other high load systems. [required] Experience working with caching of various kinds for web applications, mobile applications, and data intensive applications. [required] DevOps and CI/CD. Knowledge of Git repositories. [required] Azure experience or can quickly learn: Azure deployment, Azure app service, Azure [preferred] Big Data knowledge a plus. [preferred] Walmart system knowledge a plus. [preferred] Finance/Accounting knowledge a plus. [preferred] Security knowledge a plus.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 5 years' experience in software engineering OR Master of Science 2 years' experience in software engineering

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Building system requirements, Information Technology, Project Management, Troubleshooting

Information Technology - CISCO Certification - Certification

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