Staff Systems Engineer - Tech

  • Walmart
  • Springdale, AR, United States
  • 10/22/2020

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Staff Systems Engineer

Leads agile teams for large, complex projects for related systems engineering solutions by consults with business partners regarding project design and expected functionality for long-range objectives; researches industry innovations and best practices and determines opportunities for new innovative solutions; designs systems engineering solutions based on long-range requirements; leads and oversees agile teams in the development of solution functionality; drives systems solutions to support long-term infrastructure solutions; manages the build of the core infrastructure across the enterprise; and presents designs to cross-functional leadership.
Drives system design processes and solution development by collaborates with internal teams (for example, Technical Operations Center (TOC), Engineering partners) on identified issues and their impact to system functionality; analyzes escalated or reoccurring issues to determine the root cause; develops and drives solutions to ensure short- and long-term functionality; utilizes new technologies and innovations to drive resolution; collaborates with vendors on innovative solutions; and consults with partner teams on systems engineering questions.

Drives the development and implementation of systems engineering improvements by develops and communicates technical strategy and priorities; designs operational features and operations management systems and processes to accommodate growth and traffic on eCommerce websites; designs health monitoring systems and oversees the monitoring and tracking of software health and performance; aligns short- and long-term solutions with business partners to ensure efficiencies across the organization; develops technology roadmaps and ensures they are aligned to departmental and company strategies; mentors and trains team members on applicable topics and processes; and assists teams in the resolution of complex technical issues. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

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


SUSE Linux version 11sp3 and greater, Redhat Linux version 7 and greater, Informix (SQL), Nutanix, VMWare, Korn Shell Scripting, Bash Shell Scripting, IBM Series Messaging Queue, TopEnd

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, 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

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.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. 


We’re virtual 

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting.  Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.   

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 6 years' systems engineering experience OR Master of Science and 5 years' systems engineering experience OR PhD and 2 years' systems engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

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