Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

What you'll do at

As an Engineer on the Edge Consulting team, you'll help spearhead evangelizing, onboarding and troubleshooting the Edge Foundation products for companies around the globe to help them be successful in delivering performant, robust web applications.

Edge Consulting's 5 Primary Pillars:
Documentation/Training
Ease of Development/Debugging Tooling
Solutions Architecture
Evangelism
Advanced Configuration Consulting/Management/Debugging

Responsibilities:
Onboarding new customers onto our Edge Proxy/CDN & vendor CDNs
Providing architectural guidance to support large and complex systems integration and solution implementation
Developing & contributing to documentation and guides for Edge Foundation architecture, products and features
Collaborating with other Edge Foundation teams to shape features and products
Collaborating with developers and operations teams from all of Walmart's markets to implement best practices for performance, security and scaling
Guiding developer and ops teams in writing custom code to satisfy business requirements in the Proxy/CDN
Developing training material and creating User Guides
Training our internal customers on using Edge Foundation products and features
Evangelizing new products and features to existing and potential internal customers
Assisting customers in sleuthing bugs in their origin configurations
Assisting customers in making changes to Edge Proxy/CDN configurations
Identifying and building tools to help Edge Consulting and our customers reduce the time to resolution for troubleshooting tasks
Automating common tasks to reduce Edge Consulting toil

Minimum Qualifications

2+ years working with HTTP request/response protocols/lifecycle and related troubleshooting tools and techniques (curl, dig, tcpdump, etc.)
Experience in and an understanding of DNS
Ability to interact effectively with a variety of business and technical stakeholders
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including writing technical documentation
Ability to translate complex solutions and features into easy to implement actions for customers
Attention to detail
Knowledge of existing proxy and CDN technologies
Eagerness to learn
A detective-like approach to debugging complex systems
Prior experience working with external customers a 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.

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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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