Senior Software Engineer, MetaData

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

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Job description: 

As a Senior Software Engineer, this role is responsible for performing metadata activities using standard tools on the metadata team.  In addition, this role will support as-needed related areas of metadata quality and issue management, working to remediate issues within the applications as they arise.

This position will work closely with the metadata/data Architects, Data Stewards, Product Owners, and any other key metadata/data related roles in the Enterprise technology area.

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Test new features for the custom tool (training will be provided) developed for metadata updates
  • Rollout updates to all applications in all environments
  • Execute monthly updates for Metadata in all environments
  • Work with EDMCS developers to test new metadata changes and updates and guide them on any necessary modifications
  • Attend and Contribute in weekly metadata council meetings
  • Meet on-going with Data Governance Team
  • Support metadata planning for new dimensions, working to understand, resolve or escalate issues and concerns
  • Work with appropriate business members to ensure robust documentation of metadata and monthly processes

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Information Systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

At least 5 years of combined experience in retail industry and data management or governance – doing one or more of the following activities (but not limited to):

  • metadata management,
  • data quality (DQ),
  • aligning business processes with data,
  • metrics and reporting,
  • data-related issue management and remediation efforts,
  • process ~ data mapping,
  • and developing or supporting standards / policies.

Experience with data management processes and tools and applications – Oracle EDMCS or DRM and One Stream ACM are a plus.

Soft Skills Experience:

  • Good presentation skills, business and technical writing, and verbal communication skills to support decision-making and actions
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills to recognize and comprehend complex data governance issues, policies, regulatory requirements and industry information affecting the business environment
  • Support initiatives within a line of business and across the enterprise
  • Demonstrated relationship management and advisory skills with sponsors, key stakeholders, partners and team members
  • Willingness to pitch-in with other team members. Entrepreneurial spirit to identify problems or challenges and solve them

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...

608 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-6207, United States of America

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