Advanced Systems Engineer - Messaging

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 06/22/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...
Advanced Systems Engineer - Messaging

Team Overview:

We provide an enterprise application messaging solution that securely and reliably connects applications, systems, services, and files across multiple Walmart business platforms. The team is on a cutting-edge journey to transform the platforms hosting this solution into a cloud-based, abstracted messaging layer to provide a single interface into these services.

Position Overview:

This position will be part of the team that develops and implements this state-of-the-art abstracted Messaging platform. The work includes optimizations delivering tremendous business value in developer productivity, faster time-to-market of applications, and bottom-line savings to the company. The billions of daily messages flowing through the system provides opportunity to hone the right candidates' skills while working at tremendous volume and scale.

Required Skills:
  • Must have experience with: Linux/Unix shell and bash scripting (SuSe SLES 11/12/15, RedHat and CentOS)
  • designing and developing automation (Ansible, Puppet and Chef)
  • implementing and building REST API for API Connect and API Proxy
  • designing and configuring relational database management systems (Oracle, MSSQL and DB2)
  • monitoring and alerting tools (Server metrics dashboard for Grafana, Prometheus and Dynatrace)
  • deploying and configuring applications in Cloud computing platforms (Terraform, Google cloud and Microsoft Azure)
  • coding in object-oriented programming languages (Python and Java); developing Java applications to connect using JMS (Apache ActiveMQ and IBM MQ)
  • setting up Linux and cloud infrastructure (TCP/IP network, OSI model, DNS, load balancer and firewall)
  • log analysis using Splunk; and application build and release using CI/CD pipeline (Jenkins, Kubernetes, and Docker)

You'll sweep us off our feet if you...
  • Coordinate 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.
  • Coordinate 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.
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems Division (ISD) infrastructure and apply 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.
  • Lead 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.
  • Lead 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.
  • Mentor and develop associates by assigning specific work to develop 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.
  • Ensure 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field plus 1 year of experience in information technology or related experience OR Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field plus 3 years of experience in information technology or related experience OR 5 years of experience in information technology or related experience.

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 life.

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'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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