Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD516411

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About us

At Walmart, our team creates, re-imagines, and drives improvements for the sophisticated pricing systems that shape customer shopping experiences across every channel, from online and mobile to our thousands of stores. At scale, millions of products are algorithmically priced using the latest information to drive down cost for the countless families that depend on Walmart every day. Our work curates the data used for decision-making, including event-based and historical data, builds the services that execute pricing strategies using this knowledge, and measures each outcome to continuously improve.

Our software engineers collaborate with Walmart's best data scientists and domain experts to adapt to evolving markets across the nation, and we apply the latest advances to the technology we create.  We love to write thoughtful, well-considered code using the best languages and tools for the cloud, and our software system designs reflect this.  Our marketplace business is growing tremendously, and we are seeking strong backend software engineers to help.

You'll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You have passion for creating software, with a focus on distributed, scalable, and fault-tolerant systems.
  • You enjoy turning interesting challenges into clean, elegant software that stands the test of time.
  • You support the team around you to achieve goals together.
  • You're an intellectually curious person who is always learning, reading, listening, and growing.
  • You have exposure to ideas from other disciplines that broaden your perspective.
  • You set high standards for the software you create, and you are constantly improving those creations.
  • You're an organized person - who's comfortable decomposing goals into manageable steps.
  • You question the status quo, enjoy being innovative, and yearn to create something special that will have a positive impact to millions of customers.

What you'll do:

  • Partnering with technical leads, software engineers, UX designers, business strategists and data scientists to develop the systems that power Walmart’s pricing services.
  • Participating across all parts of the software lifecycle.
  • Writing clean, scalable, well-tested, quality code and applying a strong knowledge of object-oriented design.
  • Modeling domain relationships and data flows to reason about business problems and scenarios.
  • Implementing or enhancing pricing algorithms, mechanisms for anomaly detection, deriving new datasets, and providing APIs or other mechanisms to manage them.
  • Managing risk in a rapid development process through automated testing, continuous integration and deployment.
  • Taking ownership of services in production, providing visibility through monitoring and alerting, and participating in team processes to ensure correctness and reliability.
  • Troubleshooting technical issues, and leveraging your experience to help others overcome similar obstacles.
  • Making measurement-driven decisions using technologies from the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Azure Cloud, and our relational and no-SQL databases, such as Cassandra.
  • Documenting and sharing knowledge about your software, operational processes and playbooks.
  • Demonstrating, every day, to your peers what it means to be a truly amazing software engineer.

What you'll bring:

  • Engineering experience with the languages and tools of the JVM, such as Java or Kotlin.
  • Familiarity with common frameworks on the JVM, such as Spring, Flink, Spark, etc.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems for communications, such as Apache Kafka and HTTP/REST.
  • Ability to use and design for databases and caches, such as Cassandra, Hive/Hdfs, SQL, Redis, etc.
  • Reliable deployment experience using containerization, such as Kubernetes or Docker.
  • Operational excellence, using Prometheus, Grafana, xMatters, or comparable tools for monitoring and alerting.
  • Software design expertise, and comfort communicating those designs using diagrams/UML and other technical writing.
  • Clear communication skills, a positive outlook, and a drive to make a difference.

About Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.

We’re virtual
Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting.  Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.   

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 3 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 5 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 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

221 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030, 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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

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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