Technical Expert

Technical Expert

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 958778BR

What you'll do at

Position: Technical Expert
Job Location: Bentonville, AR
Duties: Maintains and advances industry expertise by reviewing new technologies; and participating in continuing education and training (for example, relevant industry certifications, forums). Provides direction and coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan by converting requirements into viable technical solutions; assisting in the development and evaluation of detailed technical specifications, performance criteria, and test criteria; assisting project management with timeline creation; evaluating and recommending vendor products; ensuring regulatory compliance; developing implementation procedures and standards; and integrating third-party solutions into the Wal-Mart environment. Leads system design process and solution development by conducting feasibility studies, prototype construction, and/or optimization analyses; participating in project artifact and technical reviews; challenging suppliers to improve technology; and researching technology and software development for improved information technology solutions. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Information Systems Division (ISD) by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Mentors information technology Associates by conducting individual training; participating in area development meetings; and assisting teams in the resolution of complex technical issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 6 years experience in IT or related field. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years experience, the employer will accept a Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 4 year experience in IT or related field OR 8 years experience in IT or related field.

Skills required: Must have any amount of experience with: Java/J2EE, Object Relational Mapping (ORM), Web Services, RDBMS (Informix & MySQL), NoSQL (MongoDB & Cassandra), Middleware (Apache MQ), and Kafka.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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