Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

What you'll do at

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to be the technical lead on our Cloud Database Service team whose mission is to remove the complexity of provisioning, operating, and maintaining a cloud-based database by providing an automated, lights-out, self-healing solution. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the platform backend services that drive e-commerce for the world’s largest retailer. You will be building the next-generation, cloud-based persistence storage technology capable of supporting transactions for e-commerce and retail stores.

Responsibilities include:
• Building high-quality, high performing, scalable software using the latest software engineering best practices
• Driving the product’s technical roadmap and ensuring the roadmap fits in the larger Walmart architecture vision
• Collaborating with the product owner to define user stories and acceptance criteria
• Working with a collaborative, agile team of software engineers
• Ensuring the team follows software engineering best practices to build high quality solutions
• Participate in Scrum ceremonies
• Provide support as needed

Minimum Qualifications

o 8 plus years of software development and/or DevOps experience
o Bachelor's degree
o Java (or similar) experience
o RDBMS technologies (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, or similar)

Preferred Qualifications

o Deployment automation tools (Chef, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
o Configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, etc.)
o Git or a similar version control tools
o Agile methodologies (Scrum)
o Continuous integration (Jenkins) is a plus
o Testing frameworks (JUnit, Cucumber, or similar)
o Experience with Scrum and agile development

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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