Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1649130

What you'll do at

What you'll do...

Position: Staff Software Engineer

Job Location: 702 S.W. 8th Street, Bentonville, AR 72716

Duties: Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples. Identifies short- and long- term solutions and timeline. Reviews and approves proposed solutions. Implements new architectural patterns; and performs design and code reviews of changes. Troubleshoots business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause). Engages support teams to assist in the resolution of issues. Formulates an action plan. Directs actions as designated in the plan. Interprets the results to determine further action. Performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completes online documentation. Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, Web Operations, project management, business, and user experience teams. Obtains cross-function approvals. Drives proof-of-concept; and implements prototypes to validate ideas. Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading internal technical teams. Partners with cross-functional teams across the business. Develops assessments of key opportunities. Documents project scopes. Develops long-range plans and project timelines. Communicates with and influences decision-makers and executives within the organization; and resolves technology differences across teams through informed discussions. Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements. Translates requirements into technical solutions. Gathers requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames). Writes and develops code. Conducts unit testing. Communicates status and issues to team members and stakeholders. Collaborates with project team and cross functional teams. Troubleshoots open issues and bug-fixes. Enhances design to prevent re-occurrences of defects. Ensures on-time delivery and hand-offs. Interacts with project manager to provide input on project plan; and provides leadership to the project team.

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 3 years of experience in software engineering or related experience; OR Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 6 years of experience in software engineering or related experience.

Skills Required: Must have experience with: Perform Requirement gathering using focus groups, brainstorming, interviews and developing high level and low-level designs, and creating technical documentation; Developing REST webservices using Java and Spring framework to deploy on cloud-based platforms such as Kubernetes; Perform estimation for requirements using techniques such as functional points, use cases, Project evaluation and review technique (PERT); Develop business logic using Object Oriented Design & Development using Java, J2EE, Apache Kafka, Apache Camel, JDBC, SOAP Webservices, XML / JSON; Writing SQL queries to store & retrieve data into/from DBMS such as DB2, MS SQL Server, Azure SQL, MySQL, Cassandra); Developing backend service code using Spring framework and spring boot; Developing database integrations using Hibernate ORM Framework; Developing test automation frameworks using Behavior driven development frameworks such as Jbehave, cucumber; Creating and maintaining fully automated CI/CD pipelines for code deployment using Jenkins, Maven; Troubleshooting production issues, identifying the root cause, providing solution, documenting root cause analysis to prevent future occurrences; and Design applications using prototypes and unified modeling diagrams such as Use case diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, and collaboration diagrams. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.


Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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