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, Washington, New Jersey and also internationally in India.
You’ll sweep us off our feet if….
You’re a technical leader to solve a highly scalable, reliable and performance challenges in cloud platform
You write code that is testable and readable, and paying down technical debt regularly.
You’re always seeing ways to incrementally improve systems and remove unnecessary complexity.
You’ll make an impact by…
Develop and support Walmart’s massive Kubernetes platform across public, private and edge computing environments.
Build and improve our Kubernetes multi-cluster deployment product.
Be a technical lead and drive the team towards building a highly scalable and performing Container platform.
What you’ll do…
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.
Troubleshoots business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; directing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation.
Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, Web Operations, project management, business and user experience teams; obtaining cross-function approvals; driving proof-of-concept; and implementing prototypes to validate ideas.
Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading internal technical teams; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; developing assessments of key opportunities; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization; and resolving technology differences across teams through informed discussions.
What you’ll bring…
10+ years of Senior-level Software Engineering experience at a startup, or mid to large sized corp.
Go programming language proficiency. Java is also nice to have.
Working knowledge in 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 or GitOps systems is highly desired.
Infrastructure provision and management Knowledge at scale for public & private cloud (Azure, GCP, VMware, Nutanix, Openstack) is good to have
Exposer to security compliance and management of k8s security component (RBAC, OPA, Vault, etc) would be valuable
Prior experience of building a Kubernetes operator is good to have.
Knowledge of opensource tools like istio, Prometheus, fluentbit is good to have
Knowledge of Infrastructure-as-a-code technologies like Ansible, Terraform, etc. is preferable
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.
Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.
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.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
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 3 years' experience in software engineering
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