Software Engineer III - Text-to-Shop

Software Engineer III - Text-to-Shop

  • Location NEW YORK, NY
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD523625

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Walmart Emerging-Tech group is a new group charted to drive the creation of the next generation retail and shopping experiences for both online and in-store. The group leads Walmarts efforts in the areas of Conversational AI, Voice Assistants, Extended Reality and more. The groups focus is to explore and build prototypes of innovative shopping experiences and build platforms to enable scaling of these experiences. 
As an example, the voice assistant team within this group has launched experiences like AskSam for associates and Walmart Voice Order for customers (https://medium.com/walmartglobaltech/building-a-conversational-assistant-platform-for-voice-enabled-shopping-6d174cdc4131). In addition to the end-user experiences the group also builds platform APIs and tools to enable other teams within Walmart to build and scale experiences using these next-generation technologies.  

 

At Text-to-Shop, we show how we deliver on our promise of helping people save money and live better with conversational commerce. The experience far exceeds the expectation of text and chatbot services. We are building a seamless shopping experience to back our customers when they need it, which is human, personalized, and efficient. 

 

In this role, you will 

  • Build the most innovative shopping experience for online and in-store customers; 

  • Design and build services, platforms and tools to scale creation of conversational shopping experiences across Walmart; 

  • Solve real customer problems and help hundreds of millions of Walmart customers to save money and live better. 

 

Requirement: 

  • Solid understanding at data structures, algorithms, computer network and database systems 

  • Strong design, architecture, problem-solving and communication skills; 

  • An entrepreneurial mindset who can achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment; 

  • Experienced with microservice architecture, deployed code with modern CI/CD with virtualization and containerization technology, been able to write high quality code in an object-oriented language – preferably in Java. 

 

Preferred: 

  • Background in e-commerce or retail 

  • Experience building or leveraging chat bot and NLP/NLU modules 

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, 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.  

 

Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com 

 

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 2 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 4 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.

Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

250 Hudson St, NEW YORK, NY 10013-1006, 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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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