26 days old

Sr. Principal Architect (Software Engineer) - Walmart

Bentonville, Arkansas

Position Description

At Sam’s Club, we’re committed to being the most valued membership organization in the world by saving members money on the items they buy most and surprising members with the unexpected find. In essence we execute on our mission of savings made simple at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

As part of a lean agile team, you will define and create complex solutions to support internal and external Sam’s Club business. Experience in the latest technologies are a must with emphasis on mobile solutions that are cloud native. You will support the software development process from concept, to development, to testing, to execution. You will explore current solutions that are in place and help determine the best path forward both technically and operationally to support/grow the business needs.

There will be opportunity to work on proof of concept capabilities, as well as maintaining current systems. It is Sam’s Club technology’s goal to find next generation solutions that enable growth with internal facing applications, Club associate facing applications, and customer facing applications – all which must be done while meeting company policies and procedures and maintaining the highest standards of ethics and integrity.


Responsibilities Include

Design technology solutions to help prototype and develop the business partner's new environment, and guide solutions through launch to market. Create training materials, guides, demonstrations and white papers and help scale solutions delivery.

Enable integrations from PoC stage to a full deployment, which includes both leading the team and hands on development, for products managing (Item File/Pricing/Supply Chain) systems.

Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing and open source across multiple channels and become a trusted advisor to decision makers. Provide business partner and market feedback to the Product and Engineering teams and help shape product direction.

Engage in communities to drive the development of standards that meet platform and business partner needs.


Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related Software Engineering field or equivalent practical experience

Experience working in a cloud computing environment (infrastructure, storage, platforms and/or data)

Experience working in Retail/Public Service/Banking system related IT engineering

Experience in writing software in one or more languages such as Java, JavaScript, C++, or similar


Additional Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Computer Science, related Engineering field, or equivalent work experience

7 years of experience working with a variety of technology systems, designing solutions or developing applications in Supply Chain systems

Solid understanding of github and open source development culture in general

Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable way for broad audiences, empowering them with memorable and useful information.


Company Summary

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide – 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. It’s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.


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