Software Engineer III - Health and Wellness - Java

Software Engineer III - Health and Wellness - Java

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1644604

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About Team:
Our team creates reusable technologies to help with customer acquisition, onboarding, and empowering merchants, while ensuring a seamless experience for both of these stakeholders. We also optimize tariffs and assortment in accordance with Walmart's Everyday Low Cost philosophy. We not only create affordability, but we also deliver customized experiences for customers across all channels - in-store, mobile app, and websites. 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:
  • Requirement and Scoping Analysis - Partner with product and engineering leads to translate design and architecture components to functioning applications or component modules. Contribute to the creation/modification of user stories for component/module/simple requirements within PI or Sprint cycles outlined for the engineering team.
  • Coding - Independently develop applications and/or contribute to existing applications and components using appropriate languages (Java). Take initiative to learn the fundamentals of different coding languages and frameworks that would be useful for future scope of work. Build scripts for automation of repetitive and routine tasks in CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery), testing or any other process (as applicable). Implement telemetry features as required independently. Ensure security policy requirements are properly applied to components/application during code development/configuration.
  • Testing - Assist quality engineering resources when needed to map the customer requirements in to test objectives and associated test cases. Execute unit-level test cases to test the code and detect errors and defects for the entire component prior to hand-off to quality engineering resources. For certain use cases, assist in executing different types of performance testing using appropriate testing tools based on the testing needs.
  • Program Monitoring - Ensure that appropriate communication is the areas of project/development milestones, delays, and/or blockers are conveyed to the applicable engineering team and program leadership.
  • Defect Management and Troubleshooting - Adhere to team and area standards related to the tracking and analyzing of defects for application component/ module and carry out regression testing to fix defects in all instances of code changes. Analyze defects from past projects/solutions to avoid recurrence of similar defects. Troubleshoot performance and availability bottlenecks for the application.
  • DevOps Orientation - Participate and perform in required DevOps activities within the team or in partnership with Operations Support teams that monitor and evaluate the performance of applications by tracking and analyzing appropriate metrics; also includes performing maintenance (corrective, adaptive, perfective) and re-engineering activities.

The role also has the responsibility to demonstrate up-to-date expertise in the engineering field 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.

What you'll bring:

Ideal candidates will have...

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to collaborate with other developers on the team
  • Solid grasp of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) concepts
  • Understands Agile methodology principles and applying within a Scrum team
  • Prior experience working with Eclipse and/or IntelliJ for Java application development
  • Prior experience developing applications using Java version 8, 11, or later
  • Solid understanding of microservice-based architecture and development of RESTful services
  • Can independently develop solutions using Spring Boot and Spring Batch frameworks
  • Understands how to manage source code using standard Github practices
  • 1 - 3 years of experience using cloud platforms (i.e. Microsoft Azure) for application deployment and hosting

Additional preferred qualifications...

  • Experience using/integrating with Service Mesh
  • Experience implementing TDD practices using JUnit/Mock frameworks
  • Experience working on systems/applications supporting the healthcare industry or any other where encryption of data is required
  • Experience with products utilized within the Microsoft Azure cloud platform 
    • CosmosDB
    • Azure Blob Storage
    • Azure SQL
  • Experience working with applications that integrate with Apache Kafka for messaging
  • Knowledge of how to navigate in Linux operating system environments
  • Knowledge of creating CI jobs using Jenkins or similar tools
  • Familiarity with Ansible deployment tools
  • Knowledge of docker and containerized deployments within Kubernetes
  • Comfortable managing day-to-day work using Jira

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 2 years’ experience in software engineering or related area.Option 2: 4 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.

Customer Service

Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, 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

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