Staff Software Engineer (GeC)

Staff Software Engineer (GeC)

What you'll do at

  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten 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
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment

Minimum Qualifications

1. At least 6 years of software development experience
2. Proficient in C, C++, Python or Go (Golang) programming languages
3. In depth knowledge of load balancing, networking, DNS, TCP/IP, and UDP
4. Deployment and operational expertise in Linux, such as RedHat / Ubuntu
5. Experience and knowledge with cloud platforms (OpenStack / public cloud)
6. Familiarity and experience working with large scale infrastructures, and being able to explain reasons for specific design decisions
7. Development experience in writing networking or load balancing software
8. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
9. Willingness to support code in production and be a point of escalation to resolve issues

Preferred Qualifications

1. Strong presentation and communication skills, including giving product/code demonstrations
2. Recent and relevant experience with OpenStack, such as Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Glance, Swift, Heat, Ironic, and Octavia
3. Experience with Kubernetes and containers
4. Experience in numerous programming languages
5. Knowledge or experience in content delivery networks (CDN)
6. Experience with routing protocols and projects, such as Quagga, GoBGP, ExaBGP, or BIRD
7. Familiarity with SDN projects, such as Project Calico, Open Daylight, Contrail, Nuage VSP, VMware NSX,, and Open Virtual Network (OVN)
8. Experience with service mesh technologies, such as Linkerd, Envoy, Istio, and Cilium
9. History and experience contributing to open source projects is a huge plus

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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