Senior Software Engineer - Platform Innovation Lead

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 07/07/2021

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart US Tech – Order Management Engineering is looking for an industry disrupter and creative developer, who can fundamentally enhance the functionality, reliability, and stability of the world’s largest retail supply chain systems.

In this role, you will have ownership of services directly impacting Walmart global supply chain operations. You will work closely with peers from other engineering teams, as well as Product and other business partners. You will lead the activities of one or more teams and projects.

Position Description

  • Provide senior leadership for key Global Technology initiatives.
  • Design and build new systems from legacy requirements.
  • Guide us in areas of new technology and innovative solutions.
  • Solve problems proactively and lead independently.
  • Overcome uncertainty and requirements ambiguity.
  • Budget and monitor overall cost and bring efficiencies through best in class solutions.
  • Troubleshoot business process and technical failures.
  • Apply excellent data analytics skills to improve on execution.
  • Develop and mentor junior and mid-level engineers.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field with 9-12+ years of experience building applications
  • Experience working with large-scale retail/supply chain infrastructure
  • Strong experience with IBM Mainframe technologies, including Cobol, JQL, MQ, CA7 scheduler, and host interfaces.
  • Experience working on cloud infrastructure, especially Azure and Kubernetes
  • Expertise in implementing SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) based solutions using RESTful Micro-services.
  • Experience with a polyglot of databases such as MongoDB, Cosmos DB, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server, Azure SQL, Informix, Cassandra, Big Query, Maria DB, etc.
  • Working experience on Java 8/11, Spring Boot, HTML, Javascript, and shell scripting
  • Strong familiarity with middleware components such as AMQ, IBM MQ, and Kafka to design and implement pub/sub solutions.
  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and alerting tools such as Splunk, Medusa, Prometheus, etc.
  • Understanding of logging techniques (various levels) and ability to leverage it for alerting and monitoring
  • Experience leading multiple Scum teams through large projects with multiple phased deliveries.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise with order management systems for the retail industry
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field
  • Information Technology - Advanced knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies

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.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 3 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 5 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.

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 or related field and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

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