Advanced Systems Engineer-VMWare/Hypervisor/Virtualization

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 11/02/2021

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We are looking for an Advanced Systems Engineer who is passionate and enthusiastic about helping to shape the future of Walmart Store Technology!  You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting the virtualization environment for the Walmart Store Compute team.  Magnificent team player skills and a collaborative mind-set are required to augment your strong leadership skills. We work hard and play harder, so a great attitude and sense of humor is a bonus! 

You’ll sweep us off our feet if: 

  • You’re passionate about diversity, equality and inclusion
  • You are a champion of Walmart’s cultural values of Service, Respect, Excellence and Integrity.
  • You understand the importance of storytelling and know how to build a captivating narrative and supporting visuals.
  • Your writing and editing skills are sharp and you possess the ability to develop compelling copy that has the power to inform, influence and inspire.
  • You have a deep interest and passion for technology and want to build next generation of store compute technology.
  • You come from the retail industry.
  • You are excited to solve challenges and learn new things every day.
  • You want to work in a company where 56 million items are sold on a holiday at 1000 transactions per second around 11,000 locations worldwide!
  • You are a fast learner and have strong problem solving, analytic, decision-making skills.
  • You have excellent communication with interpersonal skills.
  • You are self-driven and motivated to work in a fast-paced, results-driven agile environment with varied responsibilities.
  • You enjoy taking ownership and delivering on commitment.
  • You have superior analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude.
  • You have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • You embrace “failures” as “learning opportunities”.

Required Skills:

  • Hands-on, in-depth experience with virtualization technologies and hypervisors at enterprise scale: 
    • In-depth knowledge with VMWare and vSAN management and concepts 
    • VMware vCenter 6.7, 7.0 and ESXi 6.5, 6.7, 7.0 
    • vRealize Suite application such as vROps, Log Insight, and LCM 
    • In-depth experience with automation tools, VRO, Puppet, and Ansible 
    • In-depth experience with hardware management: deployment, alerting, patching 
    • In-depth experience in PowerShell, PowerCLI, and/or Python scripting 
    • Knowledge of HW & vendor systems: Dell & OME, Lenovo & XClarity, and HPE & OneView 
    • Knowledge of Containers (Nutanix, Kubernetes, Docker, etc) 
    • Knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP 
    • Experience in GIT or a similar Version Control system. 
    • Awareness of security needs, including implementing top-level fail-safes to protect our systems 

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 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 

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.

Coordinates system changes with Customers and other system areas by ensuring testing and validation; overseeing upgrades and release schedules for products; evaluating the environment; serving on division change councils; and reviewing changes before and after production installations.


Coordinates system support and performance by ensuring support queue issues are resolved; identifying the root causes of issues; driving suppliers to resolve issues related to products in accordance with service level agreements; documenting the resolution of issues; and performing escalation procedures.


Leads team tasks by making assignments to team members; reporting updates on projects; tracking and reporting time spent on projects; leading discussions in team meetings; creating and reviewing team documentation; developing written and oral presentations for diverse audiences (for example, management, customers, suppliers, technical staff); participating in budgeting for the team (for example, acquire supplier maintenance quotes, resource projections, create capital expenditure request (CER)); holding team members accountable for compliance with standards; and recognizing team accomplishments.


Leads the development of system solutions, within the guidelines identified in the Information Systems Development Life Cycle (ISDLC), that have high availability and scalability consistent with Customer needs by assisting technical experts and senior engineers in setting technical direction; ensuring requirements are met to support implementations; developing and reviewing system documentation; and participating in solution reviews.


Mentors and develops associates by assigning specific work to develop particular knowledge areas; helping associates with technical competencies; teaching technologies through informal and formal mentorship both inside and outside the team; providing technical expertise through multiple methods (for example, town halls, classrooms, collaboration sites); and providing subject matter expertise for application and infrastructure projects.


Ensures technology roadmaps are incorporated into hardware and software platforms by working with subject matter experts to create system designs; providing input into technology roadmap changes; coordinating the evaluation of supplier solutions; reviewing and presenting recommendations relative to supplier solutions and services; and researching and presenting information about new technologies.


Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.


Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.


Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.


Live our Values
Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Servant Leadership
• Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
Embrace Change
Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Digital Transformation & Change
• Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.
Deliver for the Customer
Customer Focus
• Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team’s strategy.
Focus on our Associates
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs.
Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.
Talent Management
• Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others’ contributions and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

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, Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or related field and 3 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 7 years OR 5 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 7 years.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Designing, leading, and implementing small- to medium-scale technology projects, Designing technical solutions in response to customer requests or changes in retail business, Production support, including problem identification, ticket documentation, and customer and vendor relations, Troubleshooting and recommending technical solutions

Primary Location...

805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

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