Director Cloud Engineering - Sam's Technology

Director Cloud Engineering - Sam's Technology

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1110046BR

What you'll do at

Sams Technology is spearheading the transformation of Sam’s Club from traditional warehouse retailer to the best Membership service our Members would love to have. This is made possible by a group of extremely talented engineers and a culture that promotes innovation and agility. We are looking for a leader who can drive the vision and the strategy for supporting Sam’s Club Systems on a Public Cloud with a variety of workloads ranging from Intranet applications, bots, data science workloads, massively scaled retail systems, to the e-commerce site. Expect to break barriers and be challenged by scale you may not have experienced before. If this scares you and excites you at the same time, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics
  • Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
  • Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals
  • Develops strategies for specific technology to allow for growth and expansion (for example, domestic and international, mergers and acquisitions)
  • Develops strategies to ensure business continuity
  • Identifies and removes barriers and obstacles that impact divisional performance
  • Increases the division's specific subject matter expertise and organizational capabilities
  • Leads the division's strategic direction for specific technology solutions (for example, application lifecycle management, application performance tuning, software optimization, software solution strategy, operational research, business service strategy, user interface design) to enable the business to meet strategic goals
  • Provides overall direction

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science and 9 years engineering experience OR Master of Science and 8 years engineering experience OR PhD and 5 years engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years experience integrating new technologies or technical solutions into existing technology portfolio, specifically designing and developing Cloud Platform services. Preferably integrating and using Public Clouds Azure and Google Compute Platform.
  • 3 years experience using object-oriented design concepts.
  • 4 years experience leading cross-functional teams in information technology or related field.
  • 5 years experience creating and presenting technical strategies and technical solution recommendations.
  • 5 years experience designing and implementing technical solutions using industry standard tools (for example, Java) and design patterns (for example, integration patterns).

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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