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Staff, Software Engineer - Full Stack



Software Engineering
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About Team: People Technology

It’s an exciting time to join our Walmart journey. Want to use design and coding skills to solve real-life large-scale problems impacting millions of lives?

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer - Full Stack for a key position within People Technology organization to deliver associate centric people experiences. We are embracing Open-Source technology using React-Native, React.js to build mobile and web experiences and cloud native backend services using Java and Node.js. In our team, you will work with talented engineers across our platforms including mobile engineers, backend service engineers, UX Designers and product managers to shape our road map for mobile and web experiences to delight our users.

The Enterprise People Technology team supports the successful deployment and adoption of new People technology across the enterprise. As a Fortune #1 company, our work impacts millions of associates globally. We strive to continuously improve people technology and products to help managers and associates so they can focus on what matters most - supporting our customers and members. People Technology is one of the major segments of Walmart Global Tech’s Enterprise Business Services, which is invested in building a compact, robust organization that includes service operations and technology solutions for Finance, People, and the Associate Digital Experience.

What you'll do:

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will lead the design of complex software changes and take on the development of exciting new features. In addition, you will partner with your senior and junior teammates throughout the software development lifecycle to cultivate a reciprocal learning environment from development to debugging and operational excellence.

  • Lead the design of intricate software changes and exciting new features.

  • Collaborate with senior and junior teammates throughout the software development lifecycle, fostering a reciprocal learning environment.

  • Initiate, plan, and execute large-scale, cross-functional projects using best practices.

  • Craft high-quality software by ensuring unit testing, code reviews, and regular check-ins for continuous integration.

  • Investigate and build proof-of-concept prototypes using cutting-edge technologies.

  • Drive adoption of new technologies within the mainstream product.

  • Identify and evangelize opportunities to enhance engineering productivity, product quality, and efficiency.

  • Generate technical documentation and presentations to communicate architectural and design options.

  • Educate development, product, and business teams on best practices.

  • Manage and maintain multiple production and non-production environments.

  • Ensure automated build and release processes deliver quality and reliability.

  • Leverage tools, application logs, and analytics data to identify product and engineering service enhancements.

  • Set high standards for operational excellence and system observability.

  • Participate in code reviews, architectural discussions, and troubleshooting sessions.

  • Uphold the highest standards of development.

  • Foster a culture of accountability, ownership, and inclusivity within the team.

What You’ll Bring:

  • 10+ years of software development and architecture experience.

  • Strong expertise in front-end and backend architecture, distributed systems, scalability, design patterns, and disaster recovery.

  • Solid understanding of GraphQL and REST APIs.

  • Building tooling to empower engineering colleagues.

  • Proficiency in integrating analytics, crashlytics, and profiling for mobile and web apps.

  • Architecting automation frameworks for testing mobile and web applications.

  • Frontend development using React, React Native, and Redux.

  • Backend API development using Java / Node.js.

  • Cloud-native technology and familiarity with third-party libraries and APIs.

  • Strong communication skills to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • A strategic mindset aligning technical initiatives with business goals.

  • Experience with Azure cloud architecture, deployments, and understanding of cloud technology (Azure Offerings, Cloud storage, security, and migration).

  • Developing components for mobile applications or cloud-native backends.

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.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

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, We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

508 Sw 8Th St, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America