Software Engineer III

Software Engineer III

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1281900

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Omnichannel eCommerce production support 

Acquire in-depth technical knowledge of omnichannel cloud platforms, web traffic flows, micro-services, and service dependencies for major incident resolution.

Unix/Linux administration

Provide support for Unix and Linux systems from Kernel to Shell and beyond, taking into consideration system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols.

Networking knowledge and troubleshooting 

Leverage knowledge of network technologies such as different protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, CDN, OSI layers, Firewalls, Gateway, Proxy, and Load balancers.

Cloud understanding and triaging

Provide L1 and L2 production support for multiple cloud technologies such as Open stack, Cloud Native platform, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform for triaging critical issues using various internal and vendor-related tools.

Alert, Monitoring, Log analysis 

Detect and analyze monitoring graphs and alerts to identify systems causing production impacts with various tools like Grafana, Prometheus, MMS, Kibana, Graphite, Service Now, JIRA, Dynatrace, New Relic, Omniture, Splunk, and CDN logs [Reduce MTTD – Mean Time to Detect]

Incident triage, Escalation and Resolution

Triage site-impacting production issues by quantifying impact, severity and urgency, analyzing systems for quick remediation, engaging the right teams for recovery [Reduce MTTE – Mean Time to Engage], and focusing on immediate restoration [ Reduce MTTR – Mean Time to Restore] of large-scale enterprise systems.  

Enhance Monitoring solutions

Develop enterprise monitoring and utilize tooling software solutions such as Grafana, Kibana, Splunk, Graphite, New Relic, to improve visibility, pro-actively detect issues and restore system availability

Enhance Alerting solutions

Designing and implementing JavaScript for the integration of alerting tool with service API endpoints with various tools like ServiceNow, Spotlight and xMatters 

Develop Tools and support

Design, develop, and support automated “event driven” engagement solutions for cross-functional teams using various programming languages like Java, JavaScript (React, Node JS), Python and Shell programming technologies like Prometheus, Database Query languages  for infrastructure availability issues

Automation and Self-healing

Help enhance existing solutions by developing automation with Docker, Kubernetes  and working with DevOps and Engineering partners

Continuous improvements, Process documentation, Onboarding

Provide data and participate in root cause analysis.  Includes but not limited to analyzing trends to pro-actively prevent incidents, drive continuous improve

ment with documentation, make recommendations, and adhere to the onboarding process when accepting new systems into service.

Assists in providing guidance to small groups of two to three engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by proving 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.

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.


Live our Values
Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Servant Leadership
• Is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
Embrace Change
Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Digital Transformation & Change
• Implements and supports continuous improvements and willingly embraces new digital tools and ways of working.
Deliver for the Customer
Customer Focus
• Delivers results while putting the customer first and applying an omnimerchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a broad perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans.
Focus on our Associates
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Embraces diversity in all its forms and actively supports diversity of ideas and perspectives, as well as diversity goal programs.
Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively to achieve objectives; communicates with
impact to a range of audiences; and demonstrates energy and positivity for own work.
Talent Management
• Contributes to an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, demonstrates engagement and commitment to the team, and recognizes others’
contributions and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 2 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

680 WEST CALIFORNIA AVENUE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4834, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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