Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 964838BR

What you'll do at

We are seeking a Senior Automation Engineer professional in our San Bruno, CA office.

Duties: Help build, operate, and expand WalmartLabs's big data cluster systems. The WalmartLabs Big Data environment currently consists of several Linux clusters running Hadoop, including over a thousand nodes and petabytes of storage in several data centers. Code to automate data ingestion workflows and automate system administration tasks. Monitor availability and performance and respond to system issues as necessary. Figure out efficient ways to load new data sources into the big data environment, which is the go-to big data source for dozens of Walmart data analysis groups and production computing projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Physics, or related field and 2 years of experience with large scale enterprise software development environments.

Skills required: Experience in building, deploying, troubleshooting, and maintaining Web Services. Experience supporting DevOps and Systems Administration. Experience in at least two of these programming languages: Shell Scripting, Python, Perl, or Java. Experience with Build tools like Make, ANT, Maven, or Rake. Experience with any of the deployment tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or Salt. Experience with Build Automation tools such as Jenkins, CruiseControl, CodeShip. Experience working in a medium to large scale operational environment. Experience with containerized applications using VMware, Vagrant, or Docker. Experience with automating container deployments. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Preferred Qualifications


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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