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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023
  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1628544

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart’s Transactional System group provides core transactional systems to enable segment and technology partners in creating wonderful omni experiences with speed and leverage. We are a highly motivated group of engineers, working in an agile group to solve sophisticated and high impact problems. This role is part of Cloud Powered Checkout team and will build the next generation multi-tenant, client agnostic, highly scalable, omni channel checkout solution to seamlessly enable a frictionless customer checkout experience across all sales channels globally. We process millions of orders daily through our high-performance checkout services running in Edge and Cloud.

About 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, through one of our mobile apps, or in-store. Focus areas include customers, stores and employees, in-store service, merchant tools, merchant data science, and search and personalization.

What you’ll do:

  • Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes.
  • Drive the development of technical solutions across engineering, and operation teams by providing technical leadership, guidance, and direction.
  • Assessing current systems and processes, and developing ways to improve them. Work closely toward resiliency and hardening to have a robust system.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders, infrastructure teams, and application development teams to ensure seamless integration and delivery of technical/operational solutions.
  • Lead proof-of-concept projects, evaluate new technologies, and deliver recommendations based on feasibility, cost-effectiveness, and alignment with business requirements.
  • Continuously monitor industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies to ensure the system remains relevant and innovative.
  • Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended.
  • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience.
  • Assist in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of technology tools, frameworks, and platforms that align with the overall platform strategy.
  • Collaborate with various internal and external teams to resolve complex technical issues and drive continuous improvements to the platform.
  • Act as a mentor to team members providing guidance, support, and training on best architectural practices.
  • Build scripts to automate mitigation playbook steps to reduce impact during production incidents.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of Industry experience.
  • Proven experience in designing, building, and operating large scale, multi-platform systems.
  • Deep understanding of various architecture patterns and design principles.
  • Production deployment update (Canary based), Traffic Shaping, Failover and Load Balancing
  • 5+ years in Container , Docker, Kubernetes skills
  • 5+ years of experience in Azure, Google cloud Infrastructure services
  • 5+ years of experience in Data Platform services ( Kafka, Azure Cosmos, Azure SQL, Mega cache etc)
  • 5+ years of experience in Devops, CI/CD.
  • 5+ years of experience in observability (Metric, Logs, Traces) – Prometheus, Grafana, Splunk etc

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.

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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.

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

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 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related area.Option 2: 6 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.

Master’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

Primary Location...

805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, 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.