(USA) Distinguished Software Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 06/18/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Point of Sale is building NextGen Point of Sale & Front-End Applications across the Walmart US, International stores and Sam's Club, eCommerce, and Store Systems to create best in class customer experience. Our goal is to build a modern and omni-channel POS platform to improve speed, reduces fraud and overall infrastructure cost.

We are seeking a Distinguished Software Engineer/Architect to lead Front-end solutions for Store Technologies. This role will help define Walmart's Technology Strategy, Vision, Roadmap in one or multiple domains. This role will drive Engineering and Technology excellence through establishing and promoting reusable principles, patterns, frameworks and enabling solid architecture and technology decisions engaging in critical technology initiatives. This role will play an important part to foster a great architecture community, educate and mentor other architects. This role will partner with our Global Tech Sr. Leadership and Engineering/Product/Service teams. If you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment and influencing the strategic direction of a large global organization, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity.

This critical role will be responsible for the technology and architecture strategy of one or multiple domains: Mobile and Web Solution, DevOps/Dev Productivity, Multi-Cloud/Infrastructure, Data Platform/AL/ML, DR, Application Technology.

What You'll Do:
  • Reduces customer impact (for example, sales loss) due to applications systems issues by ensuring high quality using quality standards; measuring sales loss and performing root cause analysis; publishing results; and developing a future prevention plan.
  • Develops and executes technical software development strategy for Store applications and systems using current business roadmap by analyzing competitive trends and patterns; analyzing the technology landscape; evaluating short and long-term implications, and communicating strategies and change initiatives.
  • Drives continuous process improvement and innovation by identifying inefficiencies in current processes; improving the agility of the team; and adopting industry trends for innovation.
  • Ensures product quality by developing and executing quality assurance plan; using data and experience to determine customer needs; directing continuous improvement and eliminating non-value-added work; measuring milestones for quality; and developing mitigation plans to ensure quality.
  • Executes engineering projects by developing resource planning for business roadmaps in advance; removing barriers to success; ensuring others have the information, training, resources, and implementation time needed to succeed; developing and upgrading work assignments and processes to accomplish goals across functions, organizations, and geographies; reviewing project progress against timeline; and developing and communicating logical, convincing justifications, including lessons learned, to build commitment and support.
  • Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.
  • Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.
  • Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

You'll sweep us off our feet if you:
  • Have years of hands-on engineering technology and architecture experiences in one or multiple areas: Mobile & Web Front End Technologies, CI/CD, Automation, Container Orchestration, Private and Public Clouds (Azure, GCP), Networking, AI/ML, Data/Analytics, Domain Driven Micro-Services, Event driven technology, etc.
  • Are well versed in architecture disciplines and designed high performance, large scalable, and resilient enterprise systems
  • Evaluated, assessed and recommended enterprise-wide cutting edge technology components
  • Expertise in building scalable solutions with various technologies like Java, React, Node, Spring, Kotlin, Swift, GO, Python, Kafka, Azure, GCP, Splunk, Dynatrace, ELK, etc.
  • Are a passionate technologist and abreast with industry trends and innovation
  • Defined reusable and proven patterns, frameworks, reference models to drive Engineering and Architecture quality and speed
  • Trained and mentored junior architects and engineers
  • Can lead to influence, inspire, and impact

You'll make an impact by:
  • Providing thought leadership and defining technology strategies
  • Being an admired subject matter expert in one or multiple technology areas
  • Directing and reviewing architectural artifacts (for example, proof of concepts, prototypes, architectural design) and providing valuable recommendations for improvements
  • Advising or conducting POCs to vet out new technologies
  • Driving for Architecture, Engineering, and Technology excellence
  • Big-picture and strategic thinking
  • Prioritizing, focusing, and delivering tangible results
  • Delivering with agility, urgency, and quality
  • Building trust and credibility quickly with Sr. Leadership and stakeholders
  • Being a self-starter, with a positive and Can-Do Spirit
  • Being bold and taking calculated risks

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

Who We Are...

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With the fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world

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.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 6 years' experience in software engineering or related field OR 8 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 5 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...
805 SE Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America

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