Golang / Go Job: Staff Software Engineer, Traffic Foundation

Walmart Global Tech

Staff Software Engineer, Traffic Foundation at Walmart Global Tech

Remote › 100% remote position (in the US)


Salary
$130,000 - $300,000

Job description
About the team

If you're thinking 'scale', think bigger and don't stop there. At Walmart No 1 of fortune 500 companies, we don't just innovate; we enable transformations across stores and ecommerce channels for the Walmart experience.

Join us as a Staff Software Engineer working on the Traffic team at Walmart Global Tech. The Traffic team is a crucial, high-visibility team. The traffic team manages a multi-layered global traffic routing platform that intelligently routes all ecommerce web traffic and connects cloud powered stores to the cloud. The capability offers helps Walmart delivery customer value by providing fastest & highly available user experience.

We work in a hybrid cloud environment where we manage and build custom load balancers using eBPF, L7 proxies (Torbit) and service mesh. We interact with external companies like CDNs and public cloud providers, and we also interact with many other teams inside Walmart that use our services. As an experienced Engineer, you will have a great deal of autonomy to drive the future of crucial traffic infrastructure for one of the largest eCommerce companies in the world! This is a huge opportunity for career growth!

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

By being energetic, self-motivated, focused on solving customer problems in a fast-paced, dynamic, start-up-like environment.
By demonstrating curiosity, deep interest, passion for building and scaling infrastructure technology at scale.
By having experience troubleshooting LIVE sites issues and understanding root cause analysis. Enhancing design to prevent re-occurrences of defects.
By understanding of how traffic is routed to services in private & public cloud.
By having good engineering discipline of writing and developing system level code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with project team and cross-functional teams.
By having experience with some of the following technologies: Itsio, L7 proxies (Envoy, apigee, api proxy or other proxies), eBPF, service mesh, configuration management and GitOps.

You’ll make an impact by…

Leading and monitoring the definition, design, delivery of Traffic team offering to business partners to maximize usefulness and impact for the organization.
Teaching and creating a culture of automation, testing, and engineering best-practices
Creating a better customer experience by improving automation, performance, quality, and system observability
Working cross-functionally across the engineering and platform organizations as well as with internal and external stakeholders. Collaborating with others on security, reliability, and automation.
Qualifications

Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
7+ years of professional backend experience; you will mostly be working on servers.
Proficiency with Go, C++, Java or another server-side programming language.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Communicating with engineers is a part of the job.
Willing to dive into unfamiliar things. Sometimes bugs or features require us to dig into TCP/IP, the DNS spec, Walmart's logging infrastructure, Linux system administration, and more.
Experience with running infrastructure solutions across private and public cloud environments (Azure, GCP, AWS)
Comfortable working on a fully remote team
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


 

Company: Walmart Global Tech

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Location: US Remote, 100% Remote

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Skills wanted, in addition to Golang:
aws azure envoy gcp go
java linux

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