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Staff Software Engineer

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

Job Description

Duties: 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. 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. 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 re-occurrences 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.

 

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: designing and architecting large scalable systems with high performance and scalability; architecting and deploying cloud native and virtualization solutions for enterprise products; designing large scale database models with NoSQL databases (Cassandra and MongoDB) for low latency applications; Big Data technologies like Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Spark, Flink, GCP, and Big Query; designing and implementing data pipelines using Kafka and big data technology for data indigestion; designing and implementing Microservices (Rest API and Java) for high-availability and low latency; coding in object-oriented programming languages (Java, Python, and C++) and conducting reactive programming (Rx); DevOps concepts (CI/CD) to improve the delivery process of software; Rule based engines (ODM and JRule); and messaging as a service and Batch as a service. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

To apply for this position:  Send your resume to walmartjobrecruitment@walmart.com and reference the following Job ID number:   R-747747

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Job Posting: 3073710

Posted On: Oct 01, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021