Senior Manager I, Software Engineering

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

Job Description

Duties: Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; 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; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; enhancing design to prevent reoccurrences of defects; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team. Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes. Troubleshoots business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; directing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation. Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities; addressing high-priority initiatives (for example, business strategy, technical feasibility, implementation alternatives); identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading cross-functional partnership. Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, Web Operations, project management, business and user experience teams; obtaining cross-function approvals; driving proof-of-concept; and implementing prototypes to validate ideas. Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading internal technical teams; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; developing assessments of key opportunities; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization; and resolving technology differences across teams through informed discussions.


Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 3 years of experience in software engineering or related experience; OR Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 6 years of experience in software engineering or related experience.


Skills Required: Must have experience with: Software applications: Web applications, windows-based applications and cloud-based applications (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure); Test Planning, test management and test strategy to deliver quality products as per the delivery timelines; Developing standards, procedures, metrics and reports to determine product quality and release readiness; Defect tracking, status reporting and test metrics (JIRA, Rational ClearQuest, HP Quality Center); Implementing continuous integration and deployment environments with Jenkins, Looper, GitHub, and Gradle; Designing complex queries in relational and non-relational databases such as Oracle, Maria DB, Mongo, and Cassandra; Designing and implementing data driven, test driven development (TDD) automation frame works (TestNG, SOAP UI, Selenium and REST Assured); Create and implement performance testing strategy for system resilience using tools such as Apache JMeter, Load UI; Operating Systems (Windows, Mac, Unix and Linux); Testing and troubleshooting REST based web services, Microservices, Event-driven architecture (Apache Kafka); and Building reports, Dashboards and Alerts in Splunk. 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-746703

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Job Posting: 3073685

Posted On: Oct 01, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021