Senior Software Engineer

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

Job Description

Duties: Leads the work of other small groups of four to six engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by proving pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long-term solutions and timeline; reviewing and providing feedback for proposed solutions; and performing design and code reviews of changes. Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; performing 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. Provides support to the business by responding to user’s questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); identifying short- and long-term solutions; facilitating resolutions; and leading cross-functional partnership. Leads the discovery phase of medium to large 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; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team.


Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 2 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 5 years of experience in software engineering or related experience.


Skills required: Must have experience with: designing and implementing web services using Java using object-oriented programming languages including Java to develop and deliver large scale apps involving complex data creation, retrieval and update using SQL, JDBC and Hibernate; designing relational database schemas and creating tables, indexes as needed; leveraging design patterns and SOLID principles to ensure that the software created was maintainable, extensible and re-usable; using React and Redux JavaScript libraries to develop front end apps; ensuring that the software works as expected by writing unit and functional tests using frameworks including JUnit, RSpec, and Capybara; creating strategic technical designs for projects within the team; sharing knowledge within the team through technical talks, mentorship and coaching; debugging complicated issues that span multiple modules involving complex issues or low level problems; consulting with stakeholders on current functionality and complexity of adding features; proposing and leading process improvements projects for development, deployment and application monitoring. 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-747075

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Job Posting: 3073687

Posted On: Oct 01, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021