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Principal Software Engineer-Backend



Full Time

On Site


Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

In addition to base salary, Walmart total compensation may also include bonus incentives, stock options, and more.

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

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

We are seeking a Principle Software Engineer for a key position within Enterprise Business Services to help drive the next generation of DevOps adoption and improve operational awareness. EBS provides people and business shared services globally for all of Walmart's lines of businesses including People, Finance, Digital Experience and Global Governance.

You'll make an impact by:

  • Showing strong technical leadership with the ability to influence teams across the organization.
  • Demonstrating the ability to prioritize and work across concurrent projects.
  • Working across multiple lines of business to modernize processes, helping teams deliver features at a rapid pace to ensure we build scalable and sustainable value-stream products for our business and associates.
  • Providing guidance and leading the creation and implementation of technology solutions by reviewing current architecture roadmaps, and designing transitional roadmaps for future architecture, including managing cloud budget, and total ownership cost
  • Partnering with Infrastructure and Platform teams to identify gaps and opportunities to invest time and resources to improve delivery across the organization
  • Improving the software technology environment through application of industry best practices; researching the latest developments in software technology applicable to the enterprise; analyzing industry best practices; and benchmarking internal processes and solutions against industry technology and trends
  • Assisting in the development, training, and mentoring of associates by providing guidance, and building a team-based work environment; leveraging data to establish performance goals and working with management to improve the working environment;
  • 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 events.

What you'll bring..
  • Over 10+ years of experience in building and modernizing a broad array of technology spanning both front and backend development.
  • Strong expertise in modern development practices and CICD
  • Strong expertise enterprise architecture, integration patterns, data models and algorithms
  • Clear, concise communication skills
  • Ability to multitask between several different requirements and features concurrently
  • Experience with cloud native technology and platform capabilities
  • Superior analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to perform in a team environment
  • Have a true passion about Technology
  • Strong development experience in multiple modern programming languages such as Java, NodeJs, GoLang, Python, ReactJS
  • Extensive experience in cloud architecture and strong understanding of cloud technology, including - Global Tech Managed Service Offerings, Security and Cloud migration.

You'll 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 have extensive experience in optimizing, monitoring and managing complex operational workloads that span multiple cloud regions
  • 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 have the opportunity to teach others and empower those around you to excel.

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 duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

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.

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.


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, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, or related area and 3 years' experience in software engineering or related area.

Primary Location...
805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America