Staff, Software Engineer

Staff, Software Engineer

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Engineering and Architecture
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1631735

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be part of the Stores fulfillment product family within Walmart Global Tech. You’ll develop technologies, products, or services for core platforms which speedup development of capabilities to revolutionize the way Walmart store associates fulfill customer orders . This could include innovating and developing platforms which serve multiple use cases with a goal to support GIF applications. These platforms help support build common capabilities which power use cases such as Picking, dispense, or creating more efficient ways to manage store fulfillment systems. You’ll build applications and processes to help have better experience and improve productivity for associates supporting over 5000 store in US and International markets.

About Team:
Our team works closely with our US stores and eCommerce business to better serve customers by empowering team members, stores, and merchants with technological innovation. From groceries and entertainment to sporting goods and crafts, Walmart U.S. offers an extensive selection that our customers value, whether they shop online at, through one of our mobile apps, or in-store. Focus areas include customers, stores and employees, in-store service, merchant tools, merchant data science, and search and personalization.

What you'll do:

  • Participate in medium-to-large scale, complex projects by translating requirements into technical solutions, creating high level design, and collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams.

  • Develop high quality code, conduct unit tests, enhance the design of Location Services APIs to prevent re-occurrences of defects, maximize re-use, and improve developer productivity.

  • Guide the team to develop efficient continuous integration and continuous development pipelines while maximizing the automation and unit testing coverage.

  • Improve Walmart's eCommerce customer journey by delivering new features and ensuring a bug free experience. Enhance the location services APIs to adopt Walmart’s cloud native platform and create highly performant and resilient microservices.

  • Implement various caching mechanisms in the APIs to reduce the overall response time SLAs and serve the increasing scale of eCommerce customer traffic.

  • Develop innovation strategies, processes, and best practices to improve disaster recovery and mitigation techniques and ensure operational excellence within the team.

  • Improve the existing technology platforms by analyzing industry best practices, driving proof-of-concepts, implementing prototypes, and benchmarking against existing solutions.

  • Mentor and train other team members in various technical challenges, including reviewing proposed solutions and performing design and code reviews.

  • Troubleshoot business and production issues by analyzing impact and criticality; engaging the correct support teams; interpreting results; and performing root cause analysis to prevent future occurrences.

What you'll bring:

  • 12+ years of software development. Solid skills in java stack

  • Experience leading 6-8 junior engineers from a technical delivery standpoint Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (Cassandra / Cosmos), message stream systems (Kafka), Search (Elastic Search), etc

  • Experience working in agile environment (Scrum, daily standups etc)

  • Experience of delivering and supporting a large scale production system

  • Experience with being a core contributor to a software project: understanding domain and business requirements, being responsible for critical parts of the application

  • Experience working with logging and application monitoring stack: Splunk, Grafana, Dynatrace Good communication skills, working in multi-team project

  • Over 8+ years of experience in Technical Solutions Architecture and design leadership. Strong Java, Spring framework, Kafka, SQL and cloud experience such as Azure. Strong experience in RESTful Microservices Container technologies such as Docker on Kubernetes Strong API design, development, and management Clear Communication, including the ability to create functional charts Ability to multitask between several different requirements and features concurrently Experience with cloud native

  • Solid experience with REST APIs Strong experience within the Cloud using Azure Experience with using Linux command line tools Experience using source control systems (git) Experience with working with CI/CD (Jenkins/Travis)

  • Experience with working with cloud deployments (scaling, resiliency, load balancing etc)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering (Any), or related field and 6 years of experience in large scale enterprise software development environment; OR Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering (Any), or related field and 3 years of experience in large scale enterprise software development environment.

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

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 responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, or related area and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related area.Option 2: 6 years’ experience in software engineering or related area.

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, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, or related area and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related area

Primary Location...

10790 PARKRIDGE DR. SUITE 200, RESTON, VA 20191, 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

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