Senior Software Engineer Test Automation - Health Clinics

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

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Here at Walmart, we’re driven by an intellectual curiosity that keeps us on the cutting-edge of user design and a seamless customer experience. We’re intrigued by the opportunity to engineer the most optimal approach that drives conversions and generates consumer loyalty across every touchpoint of the digital journey. 


As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you’ll spend your days translating requirements into solutions, writing code, collaborating with cross-functional teams and providing us with the insights necessary to think beyond the status quo. You’ll work with various teams who will look to you as a trusted advisor, a subject matter expert who provides guidance and the right tools to get the job done. 


As a part of the new Walmart Health Clinics team, you will work to create an entire new portfolio of tools. The team looking to fill this role specifically focuses on microservices to facilitate data interchange and identity management across multiple platforms. 


Now, imagine doing all the above for the world’s largest retailer. That’s the Walmart experience. Intrigued? 




  • Leading system design discussions in a multi-team event-based architecture with a focus on scalable systems and decoupled implementation. 

  • Works with senior developers and architects to define and improve area coding standards and code quality. 

  • Assists in providing guidance to small groups of 5 to 6 engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by proving pertinent documents, directions, examples, and timeline. 

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

  • Manages small to large-sized complex projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; researching and identifying alternative solutions; determining needed solution based on return on investment and value add to the business; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with project team and cross functional teams; identifying areas of opportunity; interpreting information and identifying a solution; ensuring solution is sustainable across implementation and use; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; and ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs. 

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

  • Participates in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business, and user experience teams. 

  •  Ensuring quality and consistent behavior through automated testing 

  • Building a team environment by partnering to solve problems and staying focused till there is a solution. 

  •  Establishing and implementing automated test procedures. 

  • Collaborating with the team to improve efficiency and accelerate product releases 

  • Driving innovation and streamlining overall testing processes and tools. 

 About You 

You have and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You want to be a part of the team to disrupt this industry and you have these main skills: 

  •  5+ years of experience in software design, development and algorithm related solutions. 

  • Extensive understanding of test automation, microservice architecture and design, and best practices around designing integration and performance test. 

  • 4+ years of programming experience in Java, C/C++  or any other equivalent programming language. 

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

  • Experience with integrating automated test suites with CI/CD pipelines 

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

  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things to the next level and a passion for adopting the latest features in Kubernetes, Java, and Spring Boot. 

  •  Experience testing web applications. 

  • Knowledge of QA automation standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness 



You’ll really wow us if… 

  • Your ability to rise above group think and see beyond the here and now is matched only by your intellectual curiosity.  

  • You come to the table with a comprehensive knowledge of JAVA as well as Agile methodologies. 

  • You consider yourself to be a student of the world who thrives in an ever-changing environment that holds within it new challenges and chances to prove your expertise. 

  • You level up when you have the opportunity to teach others and empower those around you to excel. 

  • You have knowledge and experience working with health care systems and HIPAA standards 

You’ll make an impact by… 

  • Effectively translating requirements into project parameters while working with agility from cradle to grave. 

  • Helping cross-functional teams to solve for business problems and develop solutions that enable us to redefine a “best-in-class” customer experience. 

  • Encouraging the project teams that you oversee to work collaboratively and to aim for insight-driven outcomes.  

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. 


Skill Set Additions:  

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following programming Languages: Java, Bash, Kafka streaming, NoSQL. Build Manager (Maven), Distributed Version Control (GIT), functional automation testing (Cucumber or Karate) experience. 

  • Have proficient knowledge and experience with RESTful webservices, Kafka Queues, Cosmos, Json, Avro. 

  • Solid knowledge of OOPs concepts, spring and design patterns. 

  • Good to have experience and understanding of standard data formats and elements like FHIR/HL7 for exchanging electronic health records (EHR). 

  • Knowledge of technologies used in building scalable, distributed systems in virtualized cloud environments. 

  • Ability to design for fault tolerance and high availability. 

  • Solid devops skills in troubleshooting live applications, assessing performance bottlenecks of applications running on cloud. 

  • Working knowledge of CICD and agile methodologies. 


About The Team 

As a member of the Walmart Health Clinics group, you’ll be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing code change required for special business requirements. You’ll independently handle high impact, critical software/systems monitoring issues, troubleshoot business and production issues. As a 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. 


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. 
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

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