Senior Software Engineer - Java Backend (Dallas,TX, Reston, VA)

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 08/30/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

If you thrive in solving challenging business problems with highly tangible business impact, love leading and growing with fabulous team members who just click, this is the place!

This is a core technical role that brings together your past engineering design experiences, hands-on development skills and your abilities to build bonds with other developers, architects, product managers and engineering leaders to develop platforms and product that operate at Walmart-scale. You will design, develop, and lead by influence a world class group of engineers across the geographies that are bound by a common Walmart-wide theme of creating elegant solutions for the complex problems and enable customers to save more and live better - every single day.

You'll sweep us off our feet if...
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in developing large scale products, distributed systems in a high caliber environment, with frameworks and abstractions that are reliable and reusable
  • You possess a strong sense of ownership, focus on quality, team orientation, design thinking, responsiveness, efficiency, and innovation
  • You have an ability to work with distributed teams in a collaborative and productive manner
  • You have expert level knowledge building Java microservices using Spring Boot.
  • You have worked alongside the pioneers of big data systems such as Hadoop, Hive and Spark to build out a highly reliable, performant, easy to use software systems for Walmart's planet scale of data
  • You are proficient with multi-tenancy, resource isolation, abuse prevention, self-serve debuggability aspects of a high performant, large scale services
  • You have experience in handling and triaging complex production issues
  • You have solid understanding of building and integrating with stream-based and as well as RESTful APIs and/or GraphQL.
  • You have prior exposure to Azure, GCP, Kafka, NoSQL based cloud native databases and big data technologies
  • You innately apply SRE practices, including operational architectures, observability, reliability, availability, and scalability
  • You have experience refactoring/redesigning/rewriting existing applications. (We are in the process of redesigning and refactoring of our current system)
  • You have 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.


You'll make an impact by:
  • Designing, developing, and implementing large-scale distributed systems that process large volume of data; focusing on scalability, latency, efficiency and fault-tolerance in every system that you build
  • Taking ownership of a vaguely defined major business problem or product vision, translate it into executable technical design and roadmaps to solve the problem or realize the product vision
  • Demonstrating technical skills to go very deep in solving classes of problems or creating broadly leverageable systems
  • Owning multiple components across big data platforms, and work with engineers, product managers, and engineering leaders to identify opportunities for business impact
  • Participating in setting a vision and objectives for the team in alignment with business and market needs
  • Being a role model for behaviors such as - being data intensive while taking everyday decisions, approach everyday problems with scientific temperament and rigor, having customer-first mind-set, maintaining highest standards for operational and engineering excellence
  • Coaching engineersby providing oversight and direction to various engineers working across different efforts
  • Raising the barbyimproving the team's definition of best practices and architecture with deep domain knowledge


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.

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.

Our Team

Providing good health care for our customers requires a massive amount of data. Drug information, insurance plans and prescribers are just a few examples of the types of critical data needed to safely operate our Walmart pharmacies and the Health and Wellness Reference Data Management team is the go-to source that our pharmacists trust to deliver.

Your responsibility
As a part of the Health and Wellness Reference Data Management team, you will play the role of a technical lead, leading the work on data extraction and ingestion into our cloud platform from a wide variety of sources. The systems and platforms you build, and support will positively impact our customer's health at a massive scale.

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.

Who WeAre

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are 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. careers.walmart.com

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.

We're virtual

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We'll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.

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 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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