(USA) Principal Software Engineer

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

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Working at Sam’s Club means a career without boundaries. There’s always room to grow, to take on another challenge, to roll up your sleeves and contribute, and to find professional rewards for your hard work. Yes, we are a division of the Fortune #1 company, Walmart, Inc. But you’ll quickly find that we’re a company that wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Sam’s Club is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our clubs. Join us and you'll discover why our company is 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.

As a Principal Software Engineer part of Sam’s Global Technologies Team, you’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • Knowledge of the processes within an Agile organization are required, CI/CD, scrum, Kanban, etc.

  • Deep understanding of the development lifecycle within a corporate environment is mandatory. 

  • A broad background in multiple technology subjects is highly recommended as the ideal candidate will be able to specify technologies needed to implement various solutions that achieve the architectural directions as devised under both Reactive (Event based) and Active (Service Oriented) Architecture implementations

  • Enthusiasm, curiosity, energy, perseverance, and the desire to solve big problems

  • Ability to work in a results-oriented, rapidly changing, dynamic and fast-paced environment that requires collaboration across multiple stakeholders

  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable way for broad audiences.

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

  • 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 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 one scale 

What you’ll bring…

  • In-depth knowledge of industry best practices, technologies, architectures, and emerging technologies

  • Experienced in Java, Angular/React, Node, Cosmos DB, Docker and Kubernetes 

  • Experience delivering solutions for applications at scale leveraging public cloud.

  • Experience in architecting, designing, and developing large scale data solutions

  • Experience driving engineering design using Agile process to drive innovation, accelerate decisions and outcomes while minimizing risk


  • Background experience with software language such as Angular/React or Java, and related technologies such as Spring, Kafka, Node, SQL and Cloud based solutions

  • Hands-on experience of Architecture and Design patterns.

  • Exposure to AI/ML will be great.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to influence others and gain alignment

  • Foster culture of innovation, continuous learning & development among the team

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

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.

Who We Are

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, operating almost 600 clubs in the US. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

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.

About the Team

As a member of the of the Engineering group, you’ll be responsible for evaluating large amounts of data as part of the ongoing effort to create powerful data insights. You’ll operate as a trusted advisor as it relates to efficiencies, best practices, and both selection and integration of new technologies in hardware and software. As a senior member of the team, you’ll be able to say that you work for the world’s largest retailer and contribute to the development to best-in-class methodologies that impacted perception and drastically changed business as we know it.

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.

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 5 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 7 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 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

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