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Principal Software Engineer

Walmart


Location:
MOBILE, AL
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-26
Job Code:
900798
Walmart
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Job Details

JobId: 900798
JobTitle: Principal Software Engineer
City: MOBILE
State: AL
Description:

Department Summary

The Customer Experience team lives on the front line of e-commerce innovation.  This collaborative team, made up of engineering, UX, product management, along with web and technology evangelists, is rapidly iterating new products and site features at scale.  We deliver high performing solutions - from our next gen front-end platform (node.js and react.js) to our best-in-class backend payments platform which powers web, mobile and API solutions.  Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers make this work incredibly exciting!


Position Summary


Department Summary

The Customer Experience team lives on the front line of e-commerce innovation. This collaborative team, made up of engineering, UX, product management, along with web and technology evangelists, is rapidly iterating new products and site features at scale. We deliver high performing solutions - from our next gen front-end platform (node.js and react.js) to our best-in-class backend payments platform which powers web, mobile and API solutions. Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers make this work incredibly exciting!

Position Description



  • Defines system architecture and tactical solutions for product development


  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects


  • Ensures business needs are being met


  • Ensures delivery success


  • Ensures efficient delivery of quality product


  • Improves, optimizes, and identifies opportunities for improved software development life cycle


  • Manages the testing of a functional domain of the technology platform and builds solutions with directors and above to align with business strategy


  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity


  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates


  • Supports continuous process improvement and innovation



Position Description


  • Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects

  • Ensures business needs are being met

  • Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects

  • Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high level design

  • Leads the work of cross-functional groups of ten to twenty engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects

  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

  • Supports business objectives


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6+ years experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software and 3+ years of supervisory experience.



  • Have an in-depth knowledge of software best practices, including design, architecture, coding standards, QA and release management.


  • Have delivered scalable web service projects successfully with Agile and SCRUM teams.


  • Have current or recent hands-on experience and can guide your team to build scalable REST services using best Java frameworks with high code craftsmanship.


  • True inspirational technical leader, who has experience managing large teams with other leads reporting to you.


  • Possesses technical acumen to provide solid judgment in situations to provide the optimal short term decisions without sacrificing long term technology goals.


  • Solid communication skills to lead/participate in a range of discussions to both technical and non-technical audiences.


  • Provide critical analysis of issues for continuous improvement of technology, process and productivity


  • Ability to drive and influence technical direction with cross vertical and cross functional counterparts


  • Organizational awareness to develop relationships and influence partners through formal and informal organization channels


  • Create a positive culture of quality and accountability while challenging the status quo and bringing new technical/nontechnical ideas to light.



Additional Preferred Qualifications


  • Mobile experience


  • User Space experience


Company Summary

Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.


Req ID:

836008BR



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