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Senior Software Engineer - Systems Telemetry (8261_R-944521)





Sunnyvale, California, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As a systems telemetry senior software engineer, you will be a key developer in the development of telemetry designs, managed services, and real-time telemetry software systems. You will use your depth of engineering and experience to assist in software initiatives, proof of concepts, analysis of software products, and real-time metric and data system designs.

This role will involve collaboration with the business partners, product managers and representatives from other engineering disciplines. Specifically, you will work with enterprise architects, product owners, data scientists, engineers, and business managers to bring telemetry R&D projects into production. To achieve this effect, you will use a combination of open source and COTS technologies to solve real-time telemetry problems at an enterprise wide scale. Furthermore, you will work on Multi-Cloud deployments with Kubernetes, VMs and technologies which consist of: Prometheus, microservices, Time-Series Databases, Application Performance Management (APM), Centralized Logging and logsearch solutions e.g., with Splunk clusters, Kafka, and Spark data streaming.

You will transform business requirements to component designs and code in a fast pace agile environment. In parallel, you will assist in the design of new systems and the redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, and integration of state-of-the-art technology. Also, you will ruthlessly prioritize and optimize designs where needed to ensure business needs are consistently being met. As a senior software engineer, you will have the opportunity to apply new technologies to overcome design challenges and technical problems enabling mission critical real-time telemetry systems.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent, with 4 or more years in software engineering, design, and architecture
  • Strong architecture, programming, and engineering skills. Should have an analytical design approach and demonstrated experience in software engineering and programming
  • Fluency in Java and/or Go (Golang)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Kubernetes, containers, service meshes, and micro services
  • Knowledge of public, private and hybrid cloud deployments
  • Demonstrated background in developing software systems and a solid foundation in programing
  • Experience with one or more TSDBs (M3DB, Cortex, Thanos, Prometheus, InfluxDB, KairosDB)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for diverse audiences based on engineering subject matter
  • Ability to document requirements, architectural designs, and analysis findings in both business and technical terminology
  • Experience in Unix/Linux shell scripting or similar programming/scripting knowledge
  • Experience in extract, transform, load (ETL) processes
  • Experience with real-time data buses and clusters (Kafka)
  • Knowledge of real-time telemetry pipelines and publish/subscribe models
  • Hands on experience with NoSQL, Big data technologies (Hadoop, object storage, public cloud storages)
  • Experience with building metric agents (coda hale, micrometer), prometheus exporters (open telemetry)
  • API development, integration, and utilization
  • Software development in an Agile iterative CI/CD development environment
  • Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Prometheus
  • Knowledge of open telemetry observability framework
  • Involvement and contribution with open-source software communities
  • Knowledge of micro services architectures, Istio, and micrometer
  • Advanced Python, shell scripting
  • Configuration management -Ansible, chef, puppet
  • Real time data ingestion with Spark
  • Full stack cloud software development experience
  • Experience in creating and maintaining managed metric services
  • Experience with large scale distributed system deployments
  • Experience with advanced SQL queries
  • Experience with observability tools and system architectures

Walmart Labs
@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We don't just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global customers.

Walmart's Global Cloud Platform team helps thousands of developers save time and code better, so that millions of Walmart associates can help hundreds of millions of customers save money and live better. We sustain millions of transactions per second, process petabytes of data, and enable tens of thousands of production deployments per day. We simplify the complexities of scale and unify software development for all aspects of the business, digital and physical.

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 3 years' experience in software engineering or related field OR 5 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 2 years' experience in software engineering or related field

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