What you'll do...
It's an exciting time to join our Walmart Technology journey and the Data Protection Team is seeking a Staff Engineer to provide the industry knowledge and technical expertise to implement strategies, evaluate products, and build upon the backup infrastructure that supports Walmart datacenters and over 8,000 Walmart stores. In this role, you will work with complex backup systems, designing, developing, and integrating them at every stage of its life cycle. If you're reliable in delivering mission-critical infrastructure with an eye toward accessibility, optimization, and automation, we'd like to hear from you.
You'll sweep us off our feet if:
You have a deep interest and passion for technology and want to build data protection solutions on a massive scale.
You come from the data protection industry.
You want to work in a company that performs over a million backups is day in 8,400 locations worldwide.
You are curious about designing highly available, highly resilient data protection systems and want to build them in real life where every day you are solving a new challenge and learning new things.
You have had a role that consists of data protection in a large data center environment.
You have experience with Puppet and Ansible automation tools.
You have had a role in automating data protection tasks.
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 have a spirit for innovation.
You can quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
You embrace "failures" as "learning opportunities".
Hands-on, in-depth experience with a data protection platform at enterprise scale: Netbackup, Spectrum protect, Commvault etc ..
Experience leading a team through multiple large-scale projects at a given time
Working knowledge of databases in regard to backup functionality i.e. Oracle RMAN
In-depth experience in Ruby, Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
Knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
Experience in GIT or a similar Version Control system.
Knowledge of SOX, HIPPA CCPA, GDPR as it pertains to data retention and recovery standards
Awareness of security needs, including implementing top-level fail-safes to protect our systems
Strategy development and implementation
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
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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.Beinghuman ledis our true disruption.
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.
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.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
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