(USA) Distinguished Software Engineer

(USA) Distinguished Software Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1293220

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

If you could spend 100% of your time painting the future of commerce on a canvas that will touch over one billion consumers, and had the strength of the #1 Fortune 500 Company behind you, what would it look like? 

By bringing together retail, online, mobile, and social with our 11,000+ stores and clubs around the world, Walmart is creating a seamless experience for customers and members to shop in the way that is most convenient for them—anytime and anywhere. When you combine our unmatched assets in retail with our commitment to building best-in-class commerce capabilities, we are positioned to serve customers in ways no one else can.

You will jump in and help design and architect systems that drive commerce around the world. You will solve complex technical challenges such as integrating multiple data systems via multiple protocols, implementing solutions that can provide real-time decisions for millions of our customers, and help migrating to public cloud. Your knowledge of databases, systems, API design, networking, security, and platforms will allow you to translate business requirements into live designs that will serve our customers around the world.  

You will use a lot of knowledge, negotiation with your partners, proof of concepts and some "magic”. You will need customer focus, obsession on great execution, and a data-driven approach to provide the best architectural designs.

What You will Do

  • Design technical architecture solutions that span multiple commerce platform and include integration with multiple systems.
  • Design the right interfaces and technologies to make solutions accessible by multiple teams.
  • Focus on the end customer experience while making sure your designs are resilient.
  • Provide technical leadership to the engineering teams
  • Build partnerships with cross-discipline team members.
  • Analyze current solution designs to optimize and provide design improvements to handle the growth of the business.
  • Coordinate with the business teams to identify future needs and requirements
  • Mentor teams to define design and development standards, engineering practices and incidents management.
  • Leverage business and domain acumen to interpret and translate business requirements to architecture/technology plans.

Who You Are

  • You are an architect with experience working in commerce and eCommerce products.
  • You are customer focused and understand the architectural fundamentals for cloud-native solutions, preferably in Azure or GCP.
  • You have a passion for large and complex platforms and how to optimize your customers’ experience.
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail.
  • You understand how to use modern development methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience in software development.
  • 5+ years as a technical architect.
  • Experience interacting with your business and product partners to gather the right requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering software using Agile methodologies.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field.
  • Expertise with cloud technologies such Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience working with teams across multiple locations. Distributed office working experience with a US headquarters.
  • Excellent technical abilities with strong business, organizational and analytical skills.

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 6 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 8 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.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, 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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