Senior Python Backend Product Engineer- McD Tech Labs

2 months agoMountain 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!

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We are currently looking for talented PythonProductBackendEngineers towork on thetransformativein-store AI Drive ThroughVoiceAgent product. The core responsibility of this role is toarchitectefficient,modular,reliableand scalable AIVoiceAgent in the restaurants. Thebackend work focuses oncorelogic of the AI product, microservices,distributed processing,telemetry,and scalability of aproduct and platformthat will reach 10s of millions of customers per day.


  • Develop andmaintaincoreVoiceAgent application services andframeworks
  • 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 stackand platform
  • Educate engineering teams on standard methodologies, and where possible,automate enforcement and migrateexisting code to ensure compliance


Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Linux environments withgoodunderstanding of Linux processes.
  • 3+ years of professional experiencedeveloping backend/server technologiesin Python
  • Strong experience in high performance, server and service programming,e.g.distributed, multi-threaded programming writing network clients and coordinating high throughput inter-process communication
  • Quick learner with grit

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

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