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: coding in object-oriented language with functional programming features (SCALA); utilizing Apache Kafka for distributed message processing across systems and activity tracking; building applications for Scala using Akka framework; building CI/CD pipelines with Concord workflow orchestration engine; coding in a procedural programming language (COBOL); writing Easytrieve and CICS programs; designing and implementing jobs on IBM mainframe using JCL; scheduling mainframe and cross platform jobs using CA7 and Control-M; designing and testing Relational Database Management Systems using DB2 and Teradata; processing batch files using JCL, SORT, File-AID, COBOL, and COBOL-DB2; using UNIX Shell Scripting to process batch transactional files to load into collections; analyzing mainframe DB2 data utilizing Librarian, MainView, DB2 Platinum, SPUFI, QMF, SQL Assistant, and DBeaver; designing relational databases in DB2 and hierarchical databases in IMS DB. 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-1783965

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Job Posting: 4115270

Posted On: Feb 17, 2024

Updated On: Mar 19, 2024

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