(USA) Staff Software Engineer





Tess G, Recruiter at Gigzio

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...


The Cassandra team in Global Technology Platform is a very well established PaaS team managing over a thousand clusters for application teams all over the company. Our team takes pride in running these clusters efficiently and with a great deal of automation such that manual intervention is minimum. Furthermore, the clusters are spread across different clouds like Azure, GCP and private data-centers and our users can see real time metrics from all clusters to know quickly where there are performance bottlenecks, faulty hardware or erratic client side configuration.

We continuously strive to save millions of dollars an year by extracting more performance and making best use of cloud and Linux configs.

Our client side libraries enhance the open-source ones with lots of features for stability, faster failover, hot config swap and baking in best defaults. On the server side, we enhance cross-dc replication and provide HA guarantees.

An ideal candidate for the team would have a passion to learn and an inclination to extract best performance from hardware, Linux and cloud providers. Experience with Cassandra, Ruby, Java, Chef, Ansible, Grafana, Linux and performance tuning is a definite plus.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you…

Have a considerable experience in Cassandra

Have managed a couple big Kubernetes clusters/applications recently

Know Chef and Ansible very well

Demonstrate a passion to learn and increase performance in Linux and Cassandra

Have an eye for detail

You’ll make an impact by…

You have the opportunity to save millions of dollars per year by getting the best performance from our huge fleet of Cassandra clusters that process petabytes of data every second.

What you’ll do…
Operational excellence for thousands of Cassandra clusters.

Monitoring / alerting enhancements

Work with product and project managers to discuss roadmaps and deliverables.

Lead a team of engineers

Make our products compliant for SOX, PCI and HIPAA

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.

Who We Are

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

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. 

We’re virtual 

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. 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

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.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

Job ID: 869855527763352695

This job is located in

SUNNYVALE, California, 94087