(USA) Principal Software Engineer, Financial Services

(USA) Principal Software Engineer, Financial Services

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD952673

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Principal Software Engineer

The In Store Omni Services team builds services and applications to provide Walmart customers with best in-class experiences throughout Walmart stores and online.  We are starting some exciting ventures as we expand our Financial services in various ways to engage and provide capabilities to our customers.  We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to lead the evolution of the fintech journey. 

We are embracing Open-Source technology using Swift, Kotlin, React-Native, React.js to build a front end, mobile experience and cloud native backend services using Java.
In our team, you will work with talented engineers across our platforms including mobile engineers, backend service engineers, UX Designer and product managers to shape our road map and help deliver best-in class mobile experiences.

As a Principal Software Engineer , you’ll spend your days translating requirements into architecture design, writing code, collaborating with cross-functional teams and providing us with the insights necessary to think beyond the status quo. You’ll oversee small project teams consisting of other engineers who will look to you as a trusted advisor, a subject matter expert who provides guidance and the right tools to get the job done. Now, imagine doing all of the above for the world’s largest retailer. That’s the Walmart experience. Intrigued?
 

You'll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You’re a problem solver
  • You’re experienced with designing best in class user experience in mobile with offline first design
  • You have a great eye for detail and can articulate the specifics of quality design while enforcing engineering principles
  • You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage large project simultaneously
  • You have high standards for code quality and can hold contributors accountable
  • You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

What you'll do..

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise 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.
  • Collaborate closely with the service teams to define the right end to end architecture for building reusable mobile (iOS/Android/Web) widgets and create the blueprint with the right integration patterns for consumption by various Walmart Mobile and Web Products.
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues for mobile devices by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; analyzing issues based on expert knowledge of mobile devices and programming; formulating and implementing an action plan; interpreting results to determine further action; and performing root cause analysis across multiple mobile devices to prevent future occurrence of issues.
  • Leads project teams for Mobile Engineering projects by providing direction regarding project plan; identifying short- and long-term solutions and timelines; providing guidance regarding project issues or roadblocks; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
  • Develops innovative mobile technology solutions and strategies to support business objectives by collaborating with cross-functional business partners; developing assessments of key opportunities; benchmarking and analyzing industry best practices; forecasting for future technologies; driving high-priority initiatives; identifying and implementing solutions; communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization; influencing the industry to adopt sustainable solutions; and defining software development guidelines, standards, and processes.
  • Leads medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects for Mobile Engineering by collaborating with cross-functional teams to determine project requirements; translating requirements into mobile solutions for multiple operating systems (for example, iPhone, Android); gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code (for example, JavaScript) that can be applied to multiple types of mobile devices; integrating solutions to ensure they are applicable to multiple operating systems; developing user interface solutions; conducting testing to ensure solution is functional; communicating project status and roadblocks to team members and stakeholders; determining solutions to issues; enhancing design to prevent reoccurrence of defects across multiple devices; ensuring on-time delivery; and collaborating with project managers to provide guidance on project implementation plan.
  • Provides support to the business for new and existing systems by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility); researching and identifying needed solutions; determining implementation designs; providing guidance regarding implications of new and enhanced systems; and directing users to appropriate contacts for issues outside of own domain.
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality); performing root cause analysis to reduce future issues; engaging support teams when needed; developing solutions; driving the development of an action plan; performing actions as designated in the plan; and completing online documentation.

What you'll bring..

  • Over 10+ years of experience in building mobile & desktop user experiences
  • Advanced knowledge of front-end design patterns, data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong expertise in mobile development using react native
  • Strong expertise in integrating analytics, Crashlytics and measuring CPU and battery utilizations for mobile application
  • Good expertise in creating functional automation testing using Appium or other open source automation framework
  • Strong expertise in ReactJS and Redux technologies
  • Strong expertise in GraphQL
  • Clear Communication, including the ability to create functional charts
  • Ability to multitask between several different requirements and features concurrently
  • Experience with cloud native technology, CI/CD
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Superior analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to perform in a team environment
  • Have a true passion about Technology. It’s a must!
  • Nice to have Backend experience either Java or nodeJs development

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 duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.


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

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.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 5 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 7 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 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

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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