Software Engineer III

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

Job Description

Duties: Assists in providing guidance to small groups of two to three engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, directions, examples, and timeline. Provides support to the business by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); researching and identifying needed solutions; determining implementation designs; providing guidance regarding implications of new and enhanced systems; identifying short and long term solutions; and directing users to appropriate contacts for issues outside of associate's domain. Manages small to large-sized complex projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; researching and identifying alternative solutions; determining needed solution based on return on investment and value add to the business; 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; identifying areas of opportunity; interpreting information and identifying a solution; ensuring solution is sustainable across implementation and use; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; and ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs. Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); performing root cause analysis to reduce future issues; engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; developing solutions; driving the development of an action plan; performing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; and completing online documentation. Participates in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business, and user experience teams.

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field. Position does not require specific years of experience but requires listed skills.

Skills Required: Must have experience with: Implementing fully embedded, Reactive-Streams-based, fully asynchronous HTTP/1.1 server implemented on top of Akka-actor and Akka-stream and Implemented Client API to consume http-based services; Implementing Akka HttpsConnectionContext using ServerBuilder with enable https and httpsContext by enabling TLS encryption at server side and client side; Implementing Near Real Time data processing to process transactional data using Akka Streams and Kafka varied the velocity of streaming using throttling concept and store the processed data into Google Cloud Platform; Akka persistence to have Akka actors persist events and append to the storage to make the events are NOT lost in case of any system failures or JVM crashes; Designing and developing fully functional end to end financial transaction application using Scala Functional and Object-oriented programming by processing the data received from Akka streams through https services; Using UNIX shell scripting to process batch transactional files to load into the collections for further data processing; Using CRON schedulers to schedule the batch file processing jobs to be run on sequential and timely manner; Creating module deployment and versioning using CI/CD pipeline and GITHUB respectively by automating the build, test, and deployment of the applications; Front-end interfacing to process the online Mainframe transactions using CICS programming and Transaction table; Mainframe jobs scheduling with both time trigger based as well as predecessor successor based using CA7 and CTRL-M; Mainframe COBOL, JCL modules build, stage, deploy and install into production with version control using Endevor, Chgman utilities; Designing and developing online and batch file and data processing using COBOL, REXX, EZTreive programming; Relational database designing in DB2 and Hierarchical database designing in IMS DB; and Processing batch files using JOB control language (JCL) directly using SORT, FILEAID utilities as well as invoked COBOL, COBOL-DB2 to perform the complex data operations on the batch files. 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-1112116

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Job Posting: 3430752

Posted On: Jun 21, 2022

Updated On: Jul 22, 2022