(USA) Principal Technical Architect

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

What you’ll do…

Lead and direct large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements, translating requirements into technical solutions. Support root cause analysis of critical business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause). 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; while ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open-Door Policy

About the team:

Walmart Health (WMH) is on a mission to make Healthcare Affordable, Convenient and Accessible. We are the technology arm of WMH focused on building a technology platform that will enable value-based care and deliver better outcomes at lower cost for our customers.

As a Principal Architect on the Walmart Health Technology team, you will be working with cutting-edge technology to build a Point of Care platform that will be integrated with one of the leading EMR systems. The platform will empower our customers to access their personal and family health information and provide tools to live healthier. At the same time, the platform will help improve productivity of our healthcare providers so they can focus on delivering safe and high-quality care at affordable prices.

We are looking for creative problem solvers and diverse thinkers with the desire to disrupt the healthcare industry. A qualified applicant will be someone who likes to win as a team, who is purposeful, quality-driven, curious, determined, collaborative and fun.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
  • You have experience working in a healthcare industry
  • You have experience designing highly available, reliable, scalable, multi-tenant and high performance capabilities
  • You treat Security and Privacy as first-class citizens when designing solutions
  • You know how to incrementally design an ideal solution

You’ll make an impact by:

As a Principal Architect, you will be responsible for leading solution architecture and coaching our staff engineers who are an integral part of our tight-knit group of dedicated problem solvers. The ideal candidate should be able to quickly make an impact on the Health Platform team and work with the larger organization to deliver innovative and delightful experiences to our customers and associates.

What you’ll bring
  • In-depth knowledge of industry best practices, technologies, architectures, and emerging technologies specifically in healthcare systems landscape
  • Experience delivering long-term architectural solutions for applications at scale leveraging public cloud.
  • Experience in architecting, designing, and developing large scale data solutions utilizing a mixture of Big Data and Relational databases.
  • Experience driving engineering design using Agile processes to drive innovation, accelerate decisions and outcomes while minimizing risk.
  • Experience in making successful trade-offs that balance the short- and long-term goals and initiatives.
  • Ability to work with cross-org stakeholders to plan and deliver critical services.
  • Contribute to the development lifecycle in all phases—from initial ideation, to implementation, and testing.
  • A strong commitment to mentorship and making your fellow engineers better.

  • Extensive experience guiding engineering teams in architecting large-scale, high throughput environments.
  • Experience integrating with large EMR/EHR systems.
  • Extensive experience with HL7 and FHIR.
  • 10+ years of experience delivering highly scalable and resilient services.
  • 7+ years of experience designing secure and scalable services on Azure.
  • 7+ years of Azure, GCP or similar cloud services experience.
  • In-depth experience delivering geo-distributed architectural solutions.
  • Strong ability to orchestrate, maintain, and deploy services using infrastructure as code and containerized deployments.
  • Solid working knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes in a production environment.
  • Solid working knowledge of distributed event streaming architecture (Kafka preferred).
  • Experience building and working in a Continuous Delivery environment.

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.

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. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s 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.

We’re virtual:

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience in building scalable software applications or related field OR 7 years’ experience in building scalable technical solutions 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 and 4 years’ experience in building scalable technical solutions or related field

Primary Location...

2628 NE UNIVERSITY VILLAGE ST, SEATTLE, WA 98105-5023, United States of America

Seattle, WA, United States