Sr. Principal Architect (Software Engineer)

Sr. Principal Architect (Software Engineer)

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 969534BR

What you'll do at

At Sam’s Club, we’re committed to being the most valued membership organization in the world by saving members money on the items they buy most and surprising members with the unexpected find. In essence we execute on our mission of savings made simple at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.
As part of a lean agile team, you will define and create complex solutions to support internal and external Sam’s Club business. Experience in the latest technologies are a must with emphasis on mobile solutions that are cloud native. You will support the software development process from concept, to development, to testing, to execution. You will explore current solutions that are in place and help determine the best path forward both technically and operationally to support/grow the business needs.
There will be opportunity to work on proof of concept capabilities, as well as maintaining current systems. It is Sam’s Club technology’s goal to find next generation solutions that enable growth with internal facing applications, Club associate facing applications, and customer facing applications – all which must be done while meeting company policies and procedures and maintaining the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

Responsibilities include:
Design technology solutions to help prototype and develop the business partner's new environment, and guide solutions through launch to market. Create training materials, guides, demonstrations and white papers and help scale solutions delivery
Enable integrations from PoC stage to a full deployment, which includes both leading the team and hands on development, for products managing (Item File/Pricing/Supply Chain) systems.
Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing and open source across multiple channels and become a trusted advisor to decision makers. Provide business partner and market feedback to the Product and Engineering teams and help shape product direction.
Engage in communities to drive the development of standards that meet platform and business partner needs.

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related Software Engineering field or equivalent practical experience
Experience working in a cloud computing environment (infrastructure, storage, platforms and/or data)
Experience working in Retail/Public Service/Banking system related IT engineering
Experience in writing software in one or more languages such as Java, JavaScript, C++, or similar

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Computer Science, related Engineering field, or equivalent work experience
7 years of experience working with a variety of technology systems, designing solutions or developing applications in Supply Chain systems
Solid understanding of github and open source development culture in general
Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable way for broad audiences, empowering them with memorable and useful information.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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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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