Grassroots Technologies, Inc

Grassroots Technologies, Inc

DevOps – WorldWide Traffic Queue/Throttling

$156,000-$288,000 / YEAR

GRT is carefully searching for new Systems/DevOps candidates for a high profile, global commerce engagement. GRT Software Engineers to help with a holiday traffic throttling project. Walmart sites experience enormous load during November sales events and other special events. Our team is building a distributed queue using edge computing to try to handle this load better. Help us design, build, test, and scale this unique system that will have a huge impact on Walmart’s future business.

GRT’s search for this new person is focused with all of our past success factors in mind. We are looking for a solid foundation of technology understanding and work/school experience; we are also equally interested in promising communication skills, and growth potential of any candidate.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards
  • Drives technical vision and influences product roadmap and vision
  • Implement large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high level design
  • Supervise the work of cross-functional groups of engineers, including offshore associates
  • Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues
  • Documents testing and maintenance of application corrections and improvements
  • Influence decisions, builds consensus, and resolves conflicts constructively and proactively
  • Supports business objectives and ensures the business needs are being met

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems/
  • 7+ years of experience in software development.
  • Experience building and running distributed systems.
  • Experience with AWS Lambda, Cloudflare Workers, Google Cloud Functions, or a similar distributed computing platform.
  • Experience with CDNs, especially Akamai and Cloudflare.
  • 3+ years of experience writing JavaScript, or the ability to quickly learn it.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Golang

About Grassroots Technologies, Inc

Grassroots Technologies, Inc. Grassroots Technologies, Inc. (‘GRT’) is a privately owned, technical specialist group incorporated as an independent entity in spring, 2000. The company is a low overhead, lean, and nimble organization, consisting of highly skilled individuals who value Open Source and Best-of-Breed technologies when bringing our clients the best possible solutions. Our clients and associated development work are Mobile, Internet/Intranet Internet, Enterprise and Desktop focused, based primarily in the Metro New York Area. The goal of Grassroots is to be the company of choice when our clients and technology partners are asked for referrals. We aim for the New York Internet Community to be of the mindset that “Grassroots Technologies, Inc. is a company which has proven it can get the job done and are a pleasure to work with”. All feedback to date, from the very influential clients we have retained, clearly indicates we are heading towards our goal.  GRT is a very close-knit group that has seen sustained success to over time. We take our work focus and interpersonal relationships very seriously; the result is a consistent level of quality service to our clients. It is this dedication to our work and our people that results in the high level of performance and expertise that is our competitive advantage. As a result, our recruiting activity is controlled, focusing on only the most promising of candidates.