Software Engineer III

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 07/27/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As a Software Engineer III in the Location Catalog area, you will be exposed to a large, big data ecosystem, that is a foundational system within Walmart. These systems are used to create, maintain, and administrate the data for Walmart Locations worldwide.
  • Drives solutions that proactively monitor and alert teams to potential issues before they cause impact to business systems
  • Participates in the Operational Excellence process to uncover root cause of impacting issue, ensure all issues within the team's focus areas are properly resolved, and changes to processes, systems, coding, or testing are implemented to ensure the same issues do not occur in the future.
  • 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- and long-term solutions.
    • Directing users to appropriate contacts for issues outside of associate's domain.
  • 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.
  • Participates in design review meetings, resolves gaps and helps the team to perform necessary actions before it hits the production.
  • Participates in meetings with project teams, product owners, business regularly to formulate the plans for fixing all the open bugs.
  • Performs code reviews to ensure the code quality and follows the standards.
  • Works across geographic boundaries to assist offshore engineers to understand technical specifications and business logic.
  • Participates in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to produce high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business, and user experience teams.
  • 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.
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and 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.


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

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:

Knowledge of the following tech stacks are required for this position:
  • Languages: Java, JavaScript, Scala
  • Messaging: Kafka, Kafka Streaming
  • Databases: Cassandra, CosmosDB, AzureSQL, DB2, Solr
  • Cloud Platforms: Azure, GCP
  • OS: Linux
  • Able to build scalable, high performing and robust Java applications


You'll really wow us if...
  • Your ability to rise above group thinking 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'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.
  • Have amazing problem-solving skills, able to analyze problems quickly and provide technical solutions.
  • Have excellent communication skills to interface with leadership, engineering and your team.


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:
  • Knowledge of technologies used in building scalable, distributed systems in virtualized cloud environments.
  • Ability to design for fault tolerance and high availability.
  • Have proficient knowledge and experience with Kafka Queues, Cassandra, Solr, SQL
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following programming Languages: Java, Spark (SQL, Streaming), Build Manager (Maven), Distributed Version Control (GIT), Continuous Integration (Jenkins) experience.
  • Solid DevOps skills in troubleshooting live applications, assessing performance bottlenecks of applications.
  • Develop high performance and scalable solutions that extract, transform, and load big data
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Azure Cloud
  • Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform


About The Team

The location catalog team manages master data for all Walmart locations worldwide. As the single source of truth for Location data, most systems and teams consume this data daily. Having high quality data available at exacting SLA's is what makes this team special.

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.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field OR 4 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.

Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...
805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

Employer Job Listing Link

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