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Staff Software Engineer

Company: Sam's Club
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary...What you'll do...Here at Sams Club, were driven by an intellectual curiosity that keeps us on the cutting-edge of a seamless member experience. Were intrigued by the opportunity to engineer the most optimal approach that drives conversions and generates consumer loyalty across every touchpoint of the digital journey. We are member focused and believe in providing world class experience through our technology team.
As a Staff Software Engineer, youll spend your days translating requirements into solutions, writing code, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and providing us with the insights necessary to think beyond the status quo. Youll 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 the above for the worlds largest retailer. Thats the Walmart experience. Intrigued?

  • Assists in providing guidance to a large group of 8 to 10 engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by proving pertinent documents, directions, examples, and timeline.
  • Provides support to the business by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); researching and identifying needed solutions; determining implementation designs; providing guidance regarding implications of new and enhanced systems; identifying short- and long-term solutions; and directing users to appropriate contacts for issues outside of associate's domain.
  • Manages small to large-sized complex projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; researching and identifying alternative solutions; determining needed solution based on return on investment and value add to the business; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); performing root cause analysis to reduce future issues; engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; developing solutions; driving the development of an action plan; performing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; and completing online documentation.
    • Participates in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business, and user experience teams.
    • 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.
    • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
      About YouWe are looking for someone that has experience in JAVA, Spring Boot and Messaging frameworks such as Kafka and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You want to be a part of the team to disrupt this industry and you have these main skills:
      • Extensive understanding of Kubernetes, microservice architecture and design, and best practices around multithreading, networking, offline storage and performance tuning
      • Expert level knowledge and understanding of Java, Spring Boot, and experience working with distributed systems and teams.
      • Experience with refactoring/redesigning/rewriting existing applications is a plus (We are in the process of redesigning and refactoring our current system)
        • Ability to build products with focus on testability, someone who loves test coverage (well versed with Mockito and JUnit)
        • A disciplined approach to development, code review, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment.
        • Constant desire to improve, learn more and take things to the next level and a passion for adopting the latest features in Kubernetes, Java, and Spring Boot.
        • Demonstrated knowledge of core design patterns to integrate with internal and external entities and data sources building fault tolerant systems.
        • Designing and testing Relational Database Management Systems including DB2, MySQL,JDBS and NOSQL;
          • Implementing Coding Standards using tools such as Sonar and Jocaco; using Azure cloud (Or any cloud) in deploying the application on different servers and maintaining the application to its standards for the users; and experience with project life cycle, including analysis, design, development, implementation, support and enhancement.Skill Set Additions:
            • Knowledge of technologies used in building scalable, distributed systems in virtualized cloud environments.
            • Ability to design for fault tolerance and high availability.
            • Proficient knowledge and experience with Kafka Queues, Cassandra, Solr, Elastic Search, SQL
              • Demonstrated knowledge of the following programming Languages: Java, Python, Bash, Spark (SQL, Streaming), Hadoop Map-Reduce experience. Build Manager (Maven), Distributed Version Control (GIT), Continuous Integration (Jenkins) experience.
              • Solid Devops skills in troubleshooting live applications, assessing performance bottlenecks of applications running on Linux
              • Develop high performance and scalable solutions that extract, transform, and load big data

                Youll really wow us if
                • Your ability to rise above group think and see beyond the here and now is matched only by your intellectual curiosity.
                • You come to the table with a comprehensive knowledge of JAVA as well as Agile methodologies.
                • You consider yourself to be a student of the world who thrives in an ever-changing environment that holds within it new challenges and chances to prove your expertise.
                • You level up when you can teach others and empower those around you to excel.Youll make an impact by
                  • Effectively translating requirements into project parameters while working with agility from cradle to grave.
                  • Helping cross-functional teams to solve business problems and develop solutions that enable us to redefine a best-in-class customer experience.
                    • Encouraging the project teams that you oversee to work collaboratively and to aim for insight-driven outcomes.About The TeamOur team builds applications which fuel the Order Management Systems of core Supply Chain of Sams Club.
                      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.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. Thats what we do at Walmart Global Tech. Were a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the worlds 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.

                      Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Bachelors degree in Computer Science and 4 years experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years experience in softwareengineering 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 degree in Computer Science or related field and 3 years' experience in software engineeringPrimary Location...2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

Keywords: Sam's Club, Springdale , Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Bentonville, Arkansas

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