Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

What you'll do at

The @WalmartLabs Personalization team consists of platform, application engineers, scientists and product visionaries all working together to design, prototype and build technology-driven products and experiences that will change the future landscape of ecommerce. We are focused on building the global service layer that will enable the end-to-end customer experience, from finding the product to delivering it to the customer. This will span many markets, business models and form factors; therefore, we are looking for engineers who will bring not only an abundance of experiences in technologies, but an abundant curiosity to innovate.
Come join an organization where you'll get to work as part of a world-class team, solve problems that are at a scale few can create, and get to build products that are only bound by the scope of your imagination. Put your footprint on ground up development focused on building brand new products that will impact a Global customer base.

• Implement infrastructure as code for various cloud platforms
• Software Configuration Management (SCM) using tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
• Implement monitoring and logging solutions for different technology stacks or container orchestration platforms
• Implement Continuous Delivery solutions and helping customers automate various stages of their deployments and testing processes
• Have general cloud ops knowledge with at least one provider, private or public, such as attached volume lifecycle, auto scaling, cloud-config, security, instance lifecycle, etc
• Work with various source control technologies, including their connection to processes/pipelines
• Understand containers and how they fit into professional development cycles as build artifacts
• Providing production support and being part of on-call rotation

Minimum Qualifications

• BS or MS in Computer Science preferred, equivalent work experience will be considered
• Ability to lead, direct, and/or mentor a software development team.
• 6+ years of professional experience as an Engineer or Architect able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the cloud computing market, enterprise and open source technologies
• At least 3 years of software development background (Java preferred)
• Software Configuration Management (SCM) experience – Chef, Puppet, Ansible
• Infrastructure Provisioning experience
• Logging and Monitoring experience – Nagios, Splunk, Kibana
• Experience with GIT
• Experience in build tools - Ant, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins
• Cloud Experience – Know how to perform cloud operations tasks, such as increasing volume sizes, or upgrading deployments, with little to no down time
• Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
• Good experience with MySQL and NoSQL
• Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
• Strong computer science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.

Preferred Qualifications

• Proficiency with scripting languages (Python, Ruby, or BASH)
• Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud is an advantage)


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 5,000+ 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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  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
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