Software Engineer - Android

Software Engineer - Android

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Engineering and Architecture
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1715700

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As a part of Walmart Global Tech (WGT) you’ll build industry defining reusable customer and partner facing services and products to lead differentiated experiences and revenue sources. You will be in the unique position to serve both our customers and our associates as a member of this organization, supporting all segments of Walmart. If you are the type of person who feels a personal stake in everything you work on, has a love for data, enjoys solving complex problems, has a passion for privacy, knows how to foster strong relationships and build trust, and work for the success of an entire team, then please read further!

About Our 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 Walmart.com, through one of our Mobile Apps, or in-store. Focus areas include our Customers, Stores and Employees, In-Store Services, Merchant Tools and Data Science, and all general aspects of Walmart eCommerce.

What You'll Do: 

  • Build, and maintain engaging and high-performant apps for our customers at a very high scale. 

  • Produce robust, maintainable, highly tested, reusable code for developing functionality, configuration, improved performance, scalability, availability, security, monitoring and alerting for software test, integration, and production environments. 

  • Plan and implement a series of steps which potentially include reconfiguration, integration, removal, or addition of application components to enhance the application's functionality, resiliency, usability, and security. 

  • Understand the Business/Stakeholder/Technical requirements and assist in analyzing the existing solutions to address the needs. Assist in creation of simple, modular, extensible functional design for the product/solution in adherence to the requirements. 

  • Assess gaps, updates, and modifications between the customer, business expectations, and the existing product/solutions. 

  • Analyze defects from past projects and solutions to avoid recurrence of similar defects. 

  • Analyze system performance impacting the complete product for non-functional requirements such as reliability, operability, performance efficiency, and security.  

  • Troubleshoot performance and availability bottlenecks within the application. 

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance automated test cases and deployment procedures. 

  • Follow coding and design best practices developed by the teams and contribute towards their continuous improvement. 

What you'll bring: 

  • Well-rounded understanding of Android framework components and their respective lifecycles combined with a solid knowledge of multithreading, networking, offline storage, and performance tuning. 

  • Android SDK along with good working understanding on Geo fencing api to enable location-based features in our app. 

  • Good understanding of Android sandbox and its design systems. 

  • Advanced level in Kotlin programming language, system design and UX design choices. 

  • Comfortable in exploring new ideas and writing ADR documents for peer reviews. 

  • Working knowledge on Android push notifications, In-app-messaging service integrations. 

  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge on GraphQL / Apollo. 

  • Able to take challenges to dive deep into build tool development, Gradle build performance improvement and its tooling improvements in CI/CD pipeline. 

  • Static code analysis using lint and custom lint tooling development. 

  • Use App profiling tools to assess and improve our user experience using benchmark reporting, memory profiling, caching improvements, app launch performance improvements. 

  • Comfortable to explore and use our highly scalable data ingestion tools to triage our app. 

  • Biased towards greater code coverage choices. 

  • Motivated to contribute to achieving developer productivity across different time zones in building great customer experience with resiliency and stability in mind. 

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. 

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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...

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

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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