Senior Software Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 01/11/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team 

Walmart’s Global Sourcing Technology team is responsible for building and maintaining software that enables Walmart to Source the best quality products at the lowest possible price and pass that savings to our Customers so they can Save Money and Live Better.  Walmart is investing in transforming the Global Sourcing business by enhancing the user experience with the latest technology and we are looking for talented individuals who can use their engineering and leadership skills to help our teams solve complex problems. You will be part of the application development team leading software design and implementation, problem solving, leading consistency across our team in quality standards, ensuring our teams adhere to micro-service architecture principles, research and propose ingenuitive ideas that allows our teams to solve problems faster and provide engineering efficiency as they work with our customers to deliver world-class software solutions.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You’re a forever student: someone who loves to continuously learn and strive for excellence

  • You’re a tech hobbyist who enjoys solving complex problems.

  • You display great communication/collaboration skills and a team-focused approach towards software development

  • You’re a disruptive thinker who can lead software innovations

  • You’re experienced with micro services architecture

  • You’re passionate about teaching and mentoring others to be greater than they thought possible

  • You have a great eye for detail and can articulate the specifics of quality design while enforcing engineering principles

  • You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage large projects simultaneously

  • You have high standards for code quality and can hold the engineers that you work with accountable to those same standards

  • You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

What you'll do...

Lead the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers in software development and design,
identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions, implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.

  • Provides support to the business for new and existing systems by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility); researching and identifying needed solutions; determining implementation designs; providing guidance regarding implications of new and enhanced systems; and directing users to appropriate contacts for issues outside of own domain.

  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality); performing root cause analysis to reduce future issues; engaging support teams when needed; developing solutions; driving the development of an action plan; performing actions as designated in the plan; and completing online documentation.

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

  • Models’ compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open-Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

What you'll bring.

  • Experience in building n-tier highly scalable, fault tolerant, reactive Microservices using Java/Scala/Go, Camel, AKKA and RESTful architecture

  • Leading the Migration of Entire Legacy Platform/Services to Cutting Edge next generation Reactive Microsystems using Akka-Http,Akka Streams, which are deployed in Kubernetes Ecosystem in Public Cloud like Google GCP and Microsoft Azure 

  • Designing and Architecting cloud native, distributed, high performant and scalable microservices.

  • Expert level knowledge and understanding of Java, Spring Boot, and experience working with distributed systems and teams.

  • Experience with refactoring/redesigning/rewriting existing applications is a plus (We are in the process of redesigning and refactoring of our current system)

  • Ability to build products with focus on testability, someone who loves test coverage (well versed with Mockito and JUnit)

  • Extensive understanding of Kubernetes, Helm, microservice architecture and design, and best practices around multithreading, networking, offline storage, and performance tuning

  • A disciplined approach to development, code review, testing, documentation, and code structure in a team environment.

  • Designing/Architecting Applications in No-SQL database such Cassandra, ScyllaDB, YugaByteDB and Azure Cosmos DB 

  • Utilizing Industry Research and Innovation to build Next Generation systems to Improve Walmart Technology Environment. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6 or more years of hands on experience in designing and development of large-scale (distributed) system architecture.

  • In-depth expertise on Core Java, Spring framework & Java EE conceptual and programming skills.

  • Hands on experience in cloud platforms like Azure or GCP or aws.

  • Strong knowledge of architectural patterns—MVP, MVC and Clean Architecture

  • Strong experience in working with RDBMS like Oracle / MySQL / MS-SQL.

  • Hands on experience with build tools like Maven or Gradle.

  • The candidate must have good knowledge in CI/CD.

  • Agile (Scrum) methodology.

Perks and Benefits 

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.  

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. 

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.

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

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