Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Platform
- Seattle, WA
What you'll do...
Our Containers team is part of the Global Technology Platform organization, delivering Walmart Cloud-Native Platform (WCNP) based on Kubernetes clusters. We are creating a seamless containerized app hosting experience for our app developers in multiple Public Cloud providers and Private Data Centers, as well as running the Edge program in Stores, Distribution Centers/Fulfillment Centers running WCNP on-prem. We use Kubernetes as the foundation of WCNP and build & develop Walmart ecosystem integrations on top. Besides having a quickly growing WCNP footprint in US-based businesses, we're rapidly expanding internationally as well - so our platform adoption is happening on an unprecedented scale. Containers team is strategically located across multiple US locations in California, Arkansas, New Jersey and also internationally in India and Dublin, Ireland.
This candidate will develop and support Walmart's massive Kubernetes platform across public, private, and edge computing environments.
Builds tooling to help 5,000+ Walmart engineers take code from commit to production safely and quickly
Builds tooling to help Walmart engineers unlock the power of cloud-native technologies and techniques (autoscaling, canary deployments, service mesh and more)
Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues
Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high-level design
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities; addressing high-priority initiatives (for example,
business strategy, technical feasibility, implementation alternatives); identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading cross-functional
You'll sweep us off our feet if:
Eager to work on the line between Software Engineering and Systems Engineering
A track record of running large-scale systems
Containerization experience especially Docker and Kubernetes
Curious and a step ahead when it comes to software trends
A natural leader who takes ownership of the team's deliverables
Willing to take responsibility for running a critical part of our infrastructure
You'll make an impact by:
Designing Streamlined Platform - Design and develop Cloud platforms that provides Automation, CI/CD and observability tools to engineering teams, service layers and reusability across multiple areas. Gaining quick understanding of business problems and helping create a cohesive experience and solution will be impactive for the business.
Recommending tech stack and tools - Recommend selection of technology stack and tools based on use cases and problem statements in the best interest of the associates and customers
Building strategic relationships: Partner with peer teams to help design omni-presence solution across stores and online
Operating with excellence - Set an example in managing code quality via reviews, coverage, automation for core application and peer teams. Contribute to technology backlog based on reviews.
A minimum of 6 years of experience at a startup, mid- to a large-sized corporation is required. The candidate must possess good oral and written communication skills.
The candidate must have advanced working knowledge in one of the following languages: Golang OR Java (preferred), or other modern programming languages.
The candidate must have working knowledge in a container and cloud-native technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, other).
Prior experience developing or working with Cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or OpenStack is highly desired.
Prior experience developing or working with CI/CD and GitOps systems is highly desired.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.
Benefits & Perks:
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.
Who We Are
Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 5 years' experience in software engineering OR Master of Science 2 years' experience in software engineering
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Master's degree in Computer Science or related field and 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field
Information Technology - CISCO Certification - Certification
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