Director of Engineering - Operational Telemetry

Director of Engineering - Operational Telemetry

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 961756BR

What you'll do at

Walmart's System Telemetry team needs a Director to scale up our eCommerce-focused, multitenant system telemetry services to the diverse needs of the whole company, including applications for associates, suppliers, and in-store customers. System telemetry technologies of all sorts are evolving rapidly, as are the systems they support; the challenge for this person is to make these bleeding-edge capabilities available to the Walmart enterprise, effortlessly and reliably, enabling extreme agility in combination with operational excellence. Equally important, this person will develop the capabilities of the team and its products, continuously improving ease-of-use, data quality, data accessibility, and overall transparency.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience building AND operating large scale, high availability software applications
  • Direct, extensive experience instrumenting software, monitoring and managing alerts, diagnosing problems by analyzing logs, and profiling to improve performance
  • Firm understandings of operating system, network, and infrastructure technologies; including essential metrics, failure modes, and potential resource constraints
  • Facility analyzing huge datasets using both structured (data warehouse) and unstructured (big data) tools and techniques
  • Ability to engage and keep up with a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment comprised of competing critical objectives
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience governing dynamic datasets among large sets of both producers and consumers
  • Experience building and monitoring cloud- and container-based applications
  • Experience with the CNCF ecosystem of technologies
  • Experience supporting monitoring tools and systems (Prometheus, InfluxDB, Sensu, ...)
  • Experience using or supporting Application Performance Management tools (New Relic, App Dynamics, DataDog, DynaTrace, ...)
  • Experience using or supporting log analytics tools (Splunk, ...)
  • Experience using or supporting application tracing technology (Jaeger, ...)
  • Experience building stream processing applications (Storm, Spark, Flink, ...)
  • About Walmart

    At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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    • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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