Staff Software Engineer - Golang, Edge Content Delivery

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team

As part of Walmart Edge Content Delivery (ECD) is a team inside the Edge Foundation organization. ECD builds and owns the HTTP ingress at Walmart. It is critical infrastructure that enables Walmart’s many websites to run smoothly and securely.

ECD is nine software developers (you would make ten).

Edge Foundation is a remote organization with more than 80 people distributed all over the world. We collaborate heavily through chat (Slack), written documents, and video when needed (Zoom). We value safety, impact, ownership, and learning.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
  • Golang experience
  • Load balancing, HTTP proxies, or DNS servers experience
  • Anisible, Terraform, Salt, or other configuration management tools
  • Leads and participate in medium-to- large scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements
  • Translating requirements into technical solutions
  • Writing and developing code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with project team and cross
    functional teams
  • Troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; enhancing design to prevent re-occurrences of defects; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs
  • Interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team.

You’ll make an impact by:
  • Building collaborative relationships for a staff software engineer on ECD thinks about technical problems and writes code and prose to solve them. The primary output will be tools to make Walmart engineers' lives easier.
  • Bringing Passion to adding new feature to our existing proxy
  • Partnering in Fix bugs
  • Review code written by your teammates and give clear feedback
  • Write and design documents for new features you're building
  • Collaborate and give feedback on design docs written by the team
  • Build features and shepherd them out to production using feature flags
  • Build a team environment and work with other engineers in Edge Foundation to understand new products so we can build APIs that control them
  • Defining vision and strategies by adding metrics and monitoring to make our applications more reliable

  • Experience in Golang, Docker, Terraform, Ansible, SaltStack, Consul, Prometheus. You do not have to be an expert in these, but should be able to learn them if you aren't already familiar.
  • 7+ years of professional backend experience; you will mostly be working on servers
  • 7+ years of professional experience with Go, Java, Python, C#, Rust 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.
  • 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 WeAre?

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million 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

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...

2628 NE UNIVERSITY VILLAGE ST, SEATTLE, WA 98105-5023, United States of America

Seattle, WA, United States