Application Developer

Job Title

Application Developer

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking talented and motivated engineers to join our team and hit the ground running. Candidates who demonstrate an entrepreneurial attitude, can learn quickly, have a solid grasp of technical concepts, and are willing to expand their skill sets will be successful in this position.

About the Position

You’ll join a world class Application Development team to develop applications, analyze business challenges, and integrate systems. Our software is currently written in JavaScript (NodeJS as well as client-side JS), C#, Objective C\SWIFT, Python, and PHP– with the largest concentration being JavaScript due to its versatility. We don’t need you to be an expert in everything but are looking for candidates with a functional knowledge of at least one of our core technologies, have a solid grasp of programming concepts, and can learn new languages and frameworks with relative ease. We are looking for candidates that have a passion for customer service and are focused on the outcome of our technology projects by working with the team to provide the “how”.

What you will do

You will develop and maintain code for several high visibility projects using a variety of frameworks, databases and programming languages.

Responsibilities

• Develop enterprise-level applications and system integrations;
• Translate user stories (aka requirements) in to functional code;
• Work in a collaborative manner with the development team and business partners;
• Share your knowledge by presenting your work to peers and management;
• Be open to feedback and be open to providing feedback;
• Run tests and fix bugs;
• Build software based on guidance from systems architects, senior engineers, and management;
• Keep stakeholders informed;
• Make every project you are a part of better than you found it;
• Identify ways to improve the team;

Who we are looking for

Personal attributes that support your success

• Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
• Your helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
• A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand

About the Application Development Department

The Application Development Department provides a suite of services including software support, custom application development and tools for software integration. These services are provided to Walton Enterprises, the Walton Family Foundation and to Walton Family Entities.

About Walton Enterprises

Walton Enterprises (WEI) is a family office serving the personal and financial needs of multiple generations of the Walton family. Guided by Sam Walton’s values, WEI’s mission is to enable all family members to reach their personal, philanthropic, and business aspirations.

As the family’s wealth grows and a new generation takes on more meaningful roles, WEI is expanding the scope, depth and sophistication of its services, which include wealth management, legal, accounting, tax, risk management/insurance, technology, HR, construction, facilities management, as well as oversight of external resources and services for family members and their related entities. This is an exciting time to be part of this world class team.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications required for your success

• 2+ years of experience with languages such as C#, JavaScript, HTML5, Python.
• Experience with database languages such as MSSQL, NoSQL.
• Experience with frameworks/libraries such as .NET, Node.js/ExpressJS, Angularjs, etc.
• Experience with Git (bonus if experienced with GitLab)
• Good communication both with a team and with clients.
• Ability to work collaboratively with a team.

Additional Helpful Experience Includes

• Experience with XCode
• Experience with MongoDB
• Experience with Electron or other similar tools
• Knowledge of accounting systems and data
• Knowledge of investment systems and data
• Knowledge of BI systems