Senior Software Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 11/18/2021

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team

As a part of the Intl. Emerging Tech Team, you will work with world class engineers, product owners, and designers to offer innovative solutions to problems in various parts of the business (merchandising, supply chain, store operations, eCom etc.) using emerging tech systems. You will think constantly about the potential futures, the implications for Walmart, and how to leverage new and existing hardware and software to offer customers a way to save more and live better – every single day.


About the Role

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing fast, effective solutions for a variety of consumer and associate needs. You will be required to mesh well with developers, architects, product managers and engineering leaders to generate nimble systems which can ladder up to enterprise-scale solutions after their usefulness has been proven.

You will design, develop, and lead by example a world class group of engineers and vendors across continents in the construction, verification, and implementation of your designs; ensuring that standards and best practices are adhered to where required.

This core technical role will leverage your years of experience in a variety of technology fields as well as your ability to learn and adapt. You will need to be comfortable with change and bring positive solutions that enable projects to succeed. It will also be critical to keep an eye on emerging tech trends and relay their potential application to the team, speaking to the future states they could unlock for Walmart.


If you love solving challenging problems in a fast-paced environment, can communicate effectively to reach goals, and love the future implications of technology - this is the place!

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You have experience developing at least one of the following – Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IoT, 3D Scanning Applications, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Robotics, Blockchain, Distributed computing.

  • You have 6 to 10 years of experience in developing large scale products, distributed systems in a high caliber environment, with frameworks and abstractions that are reliable and reusable.

  • You possess a strong sense of ownership, focus on quality, team orientation, design thinking, responsiveness, efficiency, and innovation.

  • You have an ability to work with distributed teams in a collaborative and productive manner.

  • You have advanced knowledge of at least one programming language, including Java and/or Python 

  • You have worked in enterprise network engineering fields

  • You have worked alongside the pioneers of big data systems such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Presto, Kafka and Flink to build out a highly reliable, performant, easy to use software systems.

  • You are proficient with multi-tenancy, resource isolation, abuse prevention, self-serve debuggability aspects of a high performant, large scale services .

  • You have experience in handling and triaging complex development and production issues .

  • You have solid understanding of building and integrating with stream-based and as well as RESTful APIs and/or GraphQL .

  • You have prior exposure to Azure, GCP, Kafka, NoSQL based cloud native databases and big data technologies .

  • You innately apply SRE practices, including operational architectures, observability, reliability, availability, and scalability 

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Being passionate about the future and the wide world of technologies

  • Designing, developing, and implementing small and large-scale distributed systems that process large volume of data; focusing on scalability, latency, efficiency, and fault-tolerance in every system that you build

  • Taking ownership of a vaguely defined major business problem or product vision, translate it into executable technical design and roadmaps to solve the problem or realize the product vision

  • Ensuring the team adheres to high-quality coding standards and practices

  • Demonstrating technical skills to go very deep in solving classes of problems or creating broadly leverageable systems

  • Owning multiple components across big data platforms, and work with engineers, product managers, and engineering leaders to identify opportunities for business impact

  • Participating in setting a vision and objectives for the team in alignment with business and market needs

  • Being a role model for behaviors such as – being data intensive while taking everyday decisions, approach everyday problems with scientific temperament and rigor, having customer-first mind-set, maintaining highest standards for operational and engineering excellence

  • Coaching engineers by providing oversight and direction to various engineers working across different efforts

  • Raising the bar by improving the team’s definition of best practices and architecture with deep domain knowledge

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. 

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  

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. 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 WeAre 

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. careers.walmart.com 

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.  

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., 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

Employer Job Listing Link

https://click.appcast.io/track/c1jrqns-org?cs=37f&jg=1yfx&bid=lUf2CslKyPxm6i440ZgUYA==