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(USA) Principal, Software Engineer

Walmart

Walmart

Software Engineering
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Working at Sam’s Club means a career without boundaries. There’s always room to grow, to take on another challenge, to roll up your sleeves and contribute, and to find professional rewards for your hard work. Yes, we are a division of the Fortune #1 company, Walmart, Inc. But you’ll quickly find that we’re a company that wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Sam’s Club is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our clubs. Join us and you'll discover why our company is 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. We're driven by an intellectual curiosity that keeps us on the cutting-edge of user design and a seamless customer experience.

As a Principal Software Engineer, you'll work collaboratively with our Product Management and business teams to lead technical discovery, design, and implementation of large-scale platforms and products. You'll work to identify short-term and long-term solutions and timelines, review and approve proposed solutions, and provide pertinent documentation, direction, and examples to your team.

What you'll do:

  • Provide deep technical experts and thought leaders that help accelerate adoption of the very best engineering practices, while maintaining knowledge on industry innovations, trends, and practices

  • Visionaries, collaborating on Sam’s toughest issues, to deliver on business needs that directly impact the lives of our members and associates.

  • Identify opportunities at the engineering and product side and influence leaders and engineers to solve high impact problems.

  • Mentor, coach and strengthen the technical expertise within the team.

  • Evangelists, both internally and externally, helping to elevate the Engineering community and establish themselves as a go-to resource on given technologies and technology-enabled capabilities.

  • Leads the discovery phase of large software engineering projects by collaborating with cross-functional teams to determine project strategy; interpreting strategy into sustainable architecture and solutions; identifying short- and long-term solutions and timelines; driving prototype development to ensure concept is feasible.

  • 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.

  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years of experience providing technical and architectural guidance, with 3+ years in technical lead or architect roles.

  • Extensive experience building large-scale, high-performing mobile applications.

  • Strong Java, Spring framework, Kafka, SQL and cloud experience such as Azure.

  • Container technologies such as Docker on Kubernetes

  • Strong API design, development, and management

  • Excellent ability to communicate complex technical ideas with clarity and precision in both written and verbal modes across multiple functional teams.

  • Extensive experience with cloud native technology, CI/CD

  • Create and capture best practices, technical content, and new reference architectures (e.g., white papers, code samples, blog posts).

  • Develop areas of depth in technical domains relevant to your interests and your customer's outcomes.

  • Provide guidance and drive engineering excellence covering site reliability, alerts & monitoring, product health and portability.

  • Passionate about coaching and mentoring engineers of all experience levels

  • Passionate about solving deep technical challenges. It’s a must!

  • Nice to have Mobile experience either iOS or Android or React-Native

  • Experience in Azure cloud architecture and deployments and strong understanding of cloud technology, including - Azure Offerings, Cloud storage, Cloud security, Cloud migration.

  • Industry experience in developing components for mobile applications or cloud native backend PaaS

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:
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 Sam's Club, 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, parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. 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.

- Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

Live Better U is a company 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.

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 and5 years’ experience in software engineering or related area.
Option 2: 7 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 or related field and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

2101 Se Simple Savings Dr, Bentonville, AR 72712-4304, United States of America