Python Application Engineer- McD Tech Labs

    • Mountain View, CA

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Company Description

McD Tech Labs is the recently established Silicon Valley based technology development group within McDonald's Corporation. Our mission is to deliver advanced technology solutions that address real-world, data driven needs in the McDonald's Restaurant environment. We are focused on using state-of-the-art Machine Learning, AI, and related technologies along with McDonald's unparalleled scale to completely transform the customer experience!

Job Description

We are currently looking for talented Python Application Engineers to work directly on the in-store AI Drive Through application stack. The core responsibility of this role isto enable modular, stable and scalabledevelopment and release of the AI Drive Through Solution. The Python Application Engineer will work on core business logic, network clients, telemetry, debugging tools, andscalabilityof an applicationthat will reach 10s of millions of customers per day.


  • Develop andmaintaincoreapplicationframeworks
  • Own core AI applications and related tooling, focusing on the system's integration, configuration, lifecycleand event management
  • Enable modular, testable and scalable deployment through continuous,incrementalrefactoring ofcoreapplications
  • Keepand push for thehigh bar ofdevelopment best practices: test coverage, design patterns, documentationand self-documenting code
  • Address core design and stability issues across the stack
  • Educate engineering teams on standard methodologies, and where possible automate enforcement and migrate existing code to ensure compliance


Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Quick learner and ability to quickly contribute to the team
  • 3+ years of experience in Linux environments withgoodunderstanding of Linux processes.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Python
  • Experience with distributed programming writing network service clients, inter-process communicationandmessage-passing
  • Quicklearner with grit

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience incontainersandKubernetes baseddevelopment
  • Experience in shell scriptingandcross-language system development

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