Principal Software Engineer - Java Cloud Applications

Principal Software Engineer - Java Cloud Applications

What you'll do at

As a Software Engineer at WalmartLabs, you'll be responsible for large-scale, cloud native application development, tools development and maintenance. You'll interact with business to provide robust technical solutions to business problems. You will work in an agile team and are expected to collaborate with very competitive engineers and develop efficient, scalable and highly reliable software. As a part of Application Foundation group of Walmart Technology Platform, you will build products and services in cloud which enable other teams to build applications that power not only eCommerce but also brick and mortar stores, distribution centers, fulfillment centers, clubs etc. You should be able to take initiative and quickly prototype and demonstrate innovative solutions to difficult problems. This team develops and runs critical cloud services which are utilized by business critical, revenue impacting applications. As such, you will be expected to take ownership of the developed solutions and support it in production. This position requires leadership skills and ability to build consensus, influence people, take decisions and mentor and the team to complete and deliver implementation on schedule.


Minimum Qualifications

• 15+ years software development experience
• 10+ years Java development experience
• 5+ years of experience using Spring, Hibernate, RDBMS, JAX-RS, SQL, Tomcat
• 3+ years of experience working as team/tech lead or hands-on architect
• Significant knowledge and experience in service oriented architecture and micro-services
• Strong expertise in Unix/Linux command line and shell scripting tools
• Significant experience in working on large scale software systems and platforms
• Demonstrated ability to define, articulate, and autonomously architect, design and implement complex, large-scale, distributed software systems
• Ability to collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders with positive behaviors that build trust and engagement
• Develop, configure, tune, troubleshoot and document capabilities and services
• Create, educate and maintain security best practices
• Provide troubleshooting expertise for software deployed in our Private/Public clouds
• Train and educate others about cloud-native applications
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to clearly and effectively communicate at all levels from development to executive levels
• Well versed in software methodologies and patterns, as well as the complete software development lifecycle

Preferred Qualifications

• Full stack skills but strong backend experience
• Experience using Maven, Nexus, Jenkins, Sonar, Ant
• Experience using Git, Mercurial or similar
• Operations or DevOps exposure is highly desirable
• Knowledge or experience using other programming languages such as Python, NodeJS/Javascript, Scala/Functional programming
• Experience in developing and deploying in cloud (AWS/Azure)
• Experience using ELK stack, Graylog, Splunk etc.
• Experience using tools such as VisualVM, YourKit, New Relic


The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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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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