Principal Software Engineer - Technical Architect

  • Job Reference: 1108655755-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Walmart
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Here at Sam's, we're driven by an intellectual curiosity that keeps us on the cutting-edge of user design and a seamless customer experience. We're intrigued by the opportunity to engineer the most optimal approach that drives conversions and generates consumer loyalty across every touchpoint of the digital journey.

As a Principal Software Engineer, you'll lead the work of 20-30 engineers, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions.

About Team: Sam's MyClub Team

Sam's MyClub Team builds applications that assists and guides our club associates in their daily work. By providing key club metrics, prioritized tasking and visibility into upcoming events, all through the MyClub IOS/Android app.

What you'll do:

Lead and inspire high-performing engineering teams in Sam's In-Club space building applications and mobile apps serving our associates.

Drive a results-oriented culture with a strong focus on engineering excellence, execution and propagate build for scale mindset.

Lead and participate in medium-to-large-scale projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; writing and developing code; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs.

Design and build scalable applications using on-premise and Cloud services.

Perform all benchmarking and comparison testing, documenting the findings, and writing technical papers to train and evangelize ideas with other engineers.

Provides technical, architectural and general engineering guidance to a large group 20-30 engineers, for assigned Engineering projects.

Coach and mentor other engineers in microservices architecture and equip other engineers with similar skills.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

What you'll bring:

  • Extensive understanding of Kubernetes, cloud platforms, microservice architecture and design, and best practices around multithreading, networking, and performance tuning
  • Expert level knowledge and understanding of Java, Spring Boot, and experience working with distributed systems and teams.
  • Experience with implementing Event Driven Architecture patterns at scale.
  • A disciplined approach to development, code review, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment.
  • Constant desire to improve, learn more and take things to the next level and a passion for adopting the latest tech stacks .
  • Demonstrated knowledge of core design patterns to integrate with internal and external entities and data sources building fault tolerant systems.
  • Experience with front end frameworks a huge plus including mobile. JavaScript, React native, React and Redux
  • Experience with automating and maintaining continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines with microservices.

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 come to the table with a comprehensive knowledge of JAVA as well as Agile methodologies.
  • 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.

You'll make an impact by

  • Effectively translating requirements into project parameters while working with agility from cradle to grave.
  • Helping cross-functional teams to solve business problems and develop solutions that enable us to redefine a best-in-class customer experience.
  • Encouraging the project teams that you oversee to work collaboratively and to aim for insight-driven outcomes.

About Walmart General/Not Function Specific

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners. Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

Future Ways of Working:

Our company's success can be attributed to our employees. While technology has allowed us to be effective while working remotely, there is no substitute for being in the office together; it helps to shape our culture, collaborate, innovate, build relationships, and move more quickly. We strive to provide flexibility in order to promote a healthy work-life balance but recognize that in-person interactions are important to our culture and shared success. We'll meet in person on a regular and purposeful basis.


Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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:

Sam's Club 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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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