(USA) Staff Software Engineer - Tech @ Walmart - Sunnyvale, CA

Job Overview

4 days ago

(USA) Staff Software Engineer - Tech

Walmart - Sunnyvale, CA

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Acceleration Excellence team, within the Global Tech Platform organization, is responsible for streamlining operational excellence through processes, reports, services, and tools. This team develops & supports several products that enable associates to manage incident management, provide store operational awareness, and provide early issue detection through identifying and addressing gaps in monitoring and alerting.

You'll sweep us off our feet if you...
  • Bring strong experience in DevOps and SRE practices and tooling at large scale with a background in software development.
  • Are capable of collaborating across a large organization to deliver solutions to drive operations excellence.
  • Bring strong knowledge of CI/CD tools, APM tools, and triaging issues.
  • rive solutions from single team to enterprise wide.
  • Work well in teams or individually.
  • Take every opportunity to increase the skills of others along the way.

You'll make an impact by...
  • Architecting technologically advanced solutions that make a large-scale impact, optimize the system performance and enforce the business processes.
  • Identifying areas of opportunity, determining solution designs, and providing guidance to system and process enhancements to both the business and technical stakeholders.
  • Exhibiting a high attention to detail on software, systems, DevOps, and reliability engineering excellence.
  • Preventing issues before they happen and sharing this knowledge and practice across the enterprise.
  • Automating repetitive tasks, thus reducing risk and shifting the time waste to customer focused improvements.

What you'll do...
  • Lead the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
  • Troubleshoot business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; directing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation.
  • Lead the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, operations, project management, business and user experience teams; obtaining cross-function approvals; driving proof-of-concept; and implementing prototypes to validate ideas
  • Develop Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading internal technical teams; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; developing assessments of key opportunities; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization; and resolving technology differences across teams through informed discussions.
  • Support business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities; addressing high-priority initiatives (for example, business strategy, technical feasibility, implementation alternatives); identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading cross-functional partnership.
  • Utilize industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment by analyzing industry best practices; bench marking industry against internal processes and solutions; researching or influencing future industry solutions for fit with internal needs; and defining software development guidelines, standards and processes.
  • Drive the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
  • Provide supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
  • Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
  • Ensure business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost- effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach.
  • Work in teams or individually to resolve issues, document playbooks, create new tools, or enhance existing tools.
  • Take opportunities to evangelize tools and best practices across the US customer base and understand customer needs to make the product more developer friendly.
  • Strive to deliver quality code and improve the overall software development process.
  • Be self-driven, self-motivated, comfortable with aggressive deadlines.

What you'll bring... (Qualifications)
  • Minimum 8 years of IT industry experience with a Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years of software development
  • 3 years experience in cloud development
  • 3 years experience in Kubernetes/Dockers
  • 3 years Experience with DevOps/Cloud Ops
  • 3 years of experience in Technical Solutions Architecture and design leadership.
  • Knowledge of technologies used in building scalable, distributed systems in virtualized cloud environments.
  • Experience with bash scripts or similar
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies
  • Experience in building fault-tolerant, high-performance architecture.
  • Experience with engineering best practices, including use of design patterns, and code reviews.
  • Experience with micro-service architecture.
  • Strong API design, development, and management.
  • Experience with platform security including Authentication/Authorization, API Gateway, and SSL termination.
  • Experience with telemetry systems, APM alerting and monitoring.
  • Experience in continuous integration and delivery.
  • Experience with unit testing and automation frameworks.
  • Solid understanding of Kubernetes, Helm, microservice architecture and design, and best practices around multithreading, networking and performance tuning
  • Expert level knowledge, experience, and understanding in Java, Python, GO, or Node.js.
  • Experience with a secondary programming language
  • Ability to build products with focus on testability
  • A disciplined approach to development, code review, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You can communicate effectively in both independent and team environments.

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. careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 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 3 years' experience in software engineering

Primary Location...
640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

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