Senior Programmer Analyst

at Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Duties: Creates and delivers presentations on application solutions to diverse audiences (for example, suppliers, technical staff) by gathering required information; developing materials; and identifying recommendations. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Information Systems Division (ISD)-Applications Development area 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. Develops Associate capabilities by mentoring and teaching team members (for example, coding languages, scripts, documentation requirements, programming standards, DBMS technologies); assigning tasks; and reviewing and approving recommended solutions. Manages product installation upgrades (for example, Information Systems Division (ISD) application solutions, third-party products) by evaluating new application components; determining release schedules; and establishing installation timelines. Provides complex application solutions by identifying business requirements; researching potential solutions; making recommendations to meet end user business objectives; conducting analysis and design; writing data analysis documents; creating technical design documentation; and writing detailed checklists for change control implementations. Supports Information Systems Division (ISD) applications by coordinating responses to user questions and problems; overseeing research of service level functions (for example, performance, availability, reliability); driving problem identification to root cause; coordinating resolutions, changes, and improvements; and leading and engaging war and focus room meetings. Leads efforts to increase Information Systems Division (ISD) team effectiveness by identifying and implementing best practices; utilizing work review processes (for example, code, design, technical); and improving Customer communications. Participates in team projects by following Information Systems Development Life Cycle (ISDLC) processes; leading projects; creating and approving project plans; directing development of program specifications and programs; gathering requested information; writing, testing, and debugging complex programs and scripts; implementing test scripts and procedures; testing and installing third-party software; writing instruction manuals; compiling documentation reports; and documenting application changes. 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. 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.


Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 3 years of experience in information technology or related experience; OR 5 years of experience in information technology or related experience.


Skills required: Must have experience with:  configuration related to SAP Payroll including Taxation, Year End Process, Schema and PCR; Understanding of payroll processes; Conducting Workshop to understand  Process and capture requirements; Preparing functional documents to elicit captured requirement; Coordinating with Cross functional team to deliver project deliverables; Reviewing code and configuration to ensure quality compliance; Designing and implementing integration of Third party system with SAP Payroll; Supporting and enhancing ERP Applications including Core HR and Payroll; Designing and implementing RICEF objects; understanding of Core HR process  and other ERP modules including Benefit, TIME, Recruitment, and Workflows; Configuration related to Organization Structure, Enterprise Structure, Personnel Structure, Job Management, and Position Management;  Executing different testing cycles including FUT, SIT, UAT and Regression to ensure quality Software; Understanding of project methodologies including Waterfall and Agile; and Understanding of Code and Queries.  Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

To apply for this position:  Send your resume to and reference the following Job ID number: R-626756

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Job Posting: 2966898

Posted On: Jun 28, 2021

Updated On: Jul 29, 2021