Jobs Walmart May 2022 Staff Software Engineer – Edge Foundation

Do you live, eat and breathe automation? How about automation at scale? Are operational excellence and meticulousness simply what you do? If so...

Staff Software Engineer – Edge Foundation (EPI)

Do you live, eat and breathe automation? How about automation at scale? Are operational excellence and meticulousness simply what you do? If so, come and join us!

The Edge Foundation team at Walmart designs, creates and manages global customer ingress traffic for all Walmart e-commerce properties. We work on every bit of the customer e-commerce journey and have a unique opportunity to shape the customer experience.

Our team is 100% remote, work from home is the standard.

We are looking for a well-versed, experienced Staff DevOps Software Engineer to join our growing team. Reporting directly to the Manager of Edge Platform & Ingress (EPI), you will be a key contributor in designing, architecting, building, testing, managing, documenting and maintaining some of the key components and technologies that power our business. Additionally, you will have leadership/mentoring opportunities to other engineers, work closely with cross-functional Walmart teams, and provide a highly available and fault-tolerant platform.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You have a keen eye for the details and never leave good enough alone.

  • You possess superb written & oral communication skills

  • You are organized, disciplined and can manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously.

  • You’re a master at making complex subjects easily understood through visuals

  • You have high standards and can hold project contributors accountable

  • You pride yourself on clean, elegant, innovative and efficient code.

  • You’re stimulated by unique challenges and anxious to engage at Fortune 1 scale only Walmart can provide.

You will make an impact by:

Building innovative technology:

  • Designing and maintaining cutting-edge, scalable and reliable solutions to manage Edge Foundation’s current & next-gen infrastructure and applications which directly impact Walmart customers.
  • Write, document and maintain automated Infrastructure-as-code using state-of-the-art technologies

  • Write, document and maintain automated configuration management systems.

  • Develop and maintain software and tools to automate routine ops/orchestrations.

  • Work closely with our internal customers to deploy EPI services and solutions

Building strategic relationships:

  • Partner and collaborate with stakeholders to create and support Edge Foundation’s ecosystem infrastructure 

  • Optimize global operation processes and standards across EPI products

  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams throughout Edge Foundation and Walmart at large.

Acting as a role model to the team (and beyond):

  • Serve as a leader/mentor to a talented team of Software Engineers and cross-functional teams

  • Lead by example in Operational Excellence, Documentation, POCs, Tech diagrams/presentations, etc

Operating with excellence:

  • Serve as a key contributor and advocate for the best practices by providing guidance, training, and documentation to business 

  • Comply with company’s policies and procedures that support it’s mission, values, and standards of ethics, integrity, and security 

  • Set an example in managing to KPIs, delivering excellence, presenting at all levels, and developing yourself and others.

 ### Our Tech Stack:

  • F5

  • Terraform

  • Python

  • Linux

  • Go (golang)

  • Bash

  • Salt/Ansible

  • Azure

  • GCP

  • Openstack

  • Prometheus/Thanos/Grafana

  • Nsq

NOTE: Direct experience with the above tech is preferred but not required. Similar tech in function can be a substitute (e.g. Ruby for Python, AWS for Azure, Puppet/Chef for Ansible, etc)

Minimum position requirements:

  1. 5 years experience with large-scale DevOps and/or SWE preferred.
  2. Solid understanding of web fundamentals, REST, HTTP, APIs, etc.
  3. Solid comfort with Large-Scale Linux-based platforms and applications
  4. Ability to write competent code in at least one high-level language.
  5. Superb oral & written communication skills
  6. Ability to work independently with minimal guidance.
  7. Ability to act as a lead to peers

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, unlimited 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.

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.