Imagine working in an environment where you 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.
On the Membership Experience Engineering team at Walmart, we provide technology to power shopping journeys that help hundreds of millions of customers live better – be it busy families getting groceries easily, new parents welcoming a new baby, organizing a new home or anyone planning a fun party. We strive to create the best shopping experience anywhere anytime, meeting customers’ evolving needs and expectations.
Walmart+ is pioneering the way people experience online and in-store shopping. We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to help us design and improve customer membership experience and build scalable platforms on mobile devices. We are just getting started on membership experience and this is a very critical role to shape the face of Walmart+.
What You'll Do:
Lead the discovery phase of large Mobile Engineering projects by collaborating with cross-functional teams to determine project strategy; interpreting strategy into sustainable mobile solutions; driving prototype development to ensure concept is feasible; and implementing prototypes to validate projects.
Troubleshoot business and production issues for mobile devices by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause, etc.); then engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of found issues. Upon issue resolution, perform a root cause analysis across multiple mobile devices to prevent future occurrence.
Lead project teams for Mobile Engineering projects by providing direction regarding project plan; identifying short- and long-term solutions and timelines; providing guidance regarding project issues or roadblocks; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
Develop innovative mobile technology solutions and strategies to support business objectives by collaborating with cross-functional business partners; developing assessments of key opportunities; benchmarking and analyzing industry best practices; forecasting for future technologies; driving high-priority initiatives; identifying and implementing solutions; communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization; influencing the industry to adopt sustainable solutions; and defining software development guidelines, standards, and processes.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to determine project requirements; translating requirements into mobile solutions for multiple operating systems (for example, iPhone, Android); gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code (for example, Java/Kotlin) that can be applied to multiple types of mobile devices; developing user interface solutions; conducting testing to ensure solution is functional; communicating project status and roadblocks to team members and stakeholders; determining solutions to issues; enhancing design to prevent reoccurrence of defects across multiple devices; ensuring on-time delivery; and collaborating with project managers to provide guidance on project implementation plan.
Drive the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Provide supervision and development opportunities for Associates (including offshore Associates) by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Promote and supports 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.
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
7+ years of professional experience in various elements of full stack software development – native mobile, web front end, back end, and hands-on coding experience in the past
Experience with a consumer facing app and ecommerce or retail shopping
Hands-on experience building scalable backend systems and platforms
Previous knowledge of designing and developing advanced applications for the Android platform
Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
Experience with bug fixing and improving application performance
Work with outside data sources and APIs
Experience with the agile methodology Scrum
Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency Proven software development experience and Android skills development
Experience translating wireframes into pixel-perfect views
Knowledgeable about animation and screen transitions
Have published at least one original Android app
Experience with Android SDK, Services, and various methods of background processing
Experience working with remote data via REST, JSON, Google Cloud Messaging, and the HTTP protocol
Experience with Google Play APIs: Maps, Location, and Cloud Messaging
Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
Experience with analysis of memory issues such as memory leaks using memory analyzers tools (DDMS, MAT)
Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle and writing readable, maintainable, performant object-oriented code
Experience working with Kotlin, Coroutines, MVVM, MVVM Clean, View Models, Repository Design pattern, and other architectures
Experience working with an orchestration Layer and GraphQL
Experience operating in an Agile environment and using tracking tools like Jira
Being a team player, critical thinker, and exhibiting problem-solving skills
Having optimal time-management skills and interpersonal and communication skills
Eagerness to help shape the direction of Android development at Walmart
Dedication to continue to learn, grow, and help Walmart tackle brand new challenges
Collaborating with UI and UX Designers, as well as Software Testers, to ensure that each app is presentable and in perfect working order.
Experience with collaborating with UI and UX Designers, as well as Software Testers, to ensure that Walmart’s app is presentable and in perfect working order
Taking the initiative to monitor app reviews to detect areas for improvement
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 in Computer Science and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 3 years' experience in software engineering
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