(USA) Staff Systems Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 01/11/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Storage Systems Engineer – DevOps

What You'll Do

You will leverage your experience to manage, maintain and build tools for enterprise storage and data protection infrastructure for Walmart. As a member of the storage engineering team, you will be responsible for supporting and developing tools for the storage and data protection service offerings. To do so, you will use, maintain, build tools to support various workloads and use them effectively to optimally utilize, capture, report capacities and performance metrics for storage file/block/object and data protection systems.

Who You'll Work With…

You will work with storage engineering team to analyze and report issues relating to storage. You will work with Systems, DB, Network and other teams on operational DevOps alignment and cross-domain projects. You will work with storage vendors to understand and leverage the vendor DevOps tools as development platforms for storage services. You will collaborate with storage infrastructure engineering team members to deliver every day and continue to develop and enhance your expertise as a “Storage DevOps Engineer”.

Who You Are…

  • You have 5 years of experience
  • Experience on products with at least 1 of the following storage vendors - NetApp/EMC/Pure
  • Experience is supporting storage services on storage protocols for NFS, CIFS and FC
  • Experience with developing and maintaining tools for IaC (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Experience in CI/CD tools
  • Expert in python programming
  • Good understating on REST API, SMI-S
  • Experience in configuration management tools – Ansible/Puppet/Chef
  • Good understanding SAN switches is a plus
  • Experience working in Linux, Windows and Mac environments
  • Experience with storage monitoring and reporting tools
  • Good understanding on virtualization technologies such as VMware VSphere
  • Good understanding on clustered/distributed systems
  • Apply best practice and team standards while meeting service level objectives

Operational Tools Development & Support:

  • Develop, maintain, and provide operational support for automation and integration of storage and data protection services tools
  • Develop and integrate provisioning and lifecycle tools for storage services components
  • Develop and maintain compliance validation tools for infrastructure security and standards
  • Develop and maintain reporting tools for performance and stability issues
  • Develop and maintain Case/Ticket management integration tools
  • Assist with task automation where applicable
  • Provide technical assistance to all internal/external customers during tools environment outages
  • Perform after-hours support in an on-call issue as needed


  • Maintain knowledge of multiple technologies in the storage environments
  • Provide clear technical tools documentation and written procedures to ensure all support team members can assist in all phases of storage management across different device types
  • Create documentation and provide education to support teams for new products and features
  • Ensure runbooks are in place that define day-to-day support, maintenance, troubleshooting knowledgebase of the tools


  • Provide suggestions to improve the delivery of services by the team
  • Execute and provide feedback for operational policies, procedure, processes and standards
  • Partner with key vendor providers to escalate and troubleshoot severity issues
  • Provide informal knowledge transfer
  • Recommend and assist with monitoring and alerting
  • This position will require technical systems knowledge in areas (OS, Oracle, SQL, etc..) outside the DevOps storage environment to be able to support & optimize
  • The right candidate will be an empowered self-starter

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.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Bachelor of Science and 6 years' systems engineering experience OR Master of Science and 5 years' systems engineering experience OR PhD and 2 years' systems engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

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

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