Senior Director, Engineering - Cross Border Trade

Senior Director, Engineering - Cross Border Trade

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About you:
- You have a passion for technology and an eagerness to apply the latest developments in the engineering field to the commerce of cross border trade.
- You are a strategic and seasoned technology leader with strong eCommerce and retail instincts who is highly motivated by the idea of building a strong engineering team and working with cross-functional partners to develop roadmaps impacting both our stores and our platforms globally.
- Your cadence is a perfect match for the fast pace of Walmart Labs and you’re equally comfortable getting into the details of what it takes to get a great experience out the door as you are thinking about the long-term product and business strategy for our eCommerce and retail assets.
- You are excited to become a global leader within our organization and eager to lead and collaborate with our teams who sit abroad.
- You are an influential leader with vision. Your industry acumen, shopper empathy, and technical depth carry weight when working across business units in the organization.
- International travel is an inherent requirement with this role; you must be willing to travel at least 25% of the time.

Key Responsibilities:
- Lead the Walmart eCommerce International Cross Border Trade team for Walmart Labs. Understand customer and business needs to successfully translate these requirements into a competent and efficient platform strategy.
- Create a collaborative and effective working relationship with functional leaders around the globe to understand business challenges and prioritize solutions that will enable the success of these functions.
- Build, develop, and guide high-performing talent. Define a long-term talent strategy.
- Adapt and deliver on the Agile strategy for the team.
- Consistently scan the market / competitors and technology landscape for applicable market insights and learnings to improve our engineering approach / strategy.
- Manage resource planning, budget planning, and tracking against these measures for your area of responsibility.
- Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.
- Provide supervision, mentoring and development opportunities for associates and managers who report into you.

Minimum Qualifications

Technical Experience
- BS/MS/PhD in engineering, information technology, computer science or related experience with 10+ years of experience in software product development and hands-on coding experience in the past.
- Extensive background in leading software engineering product teams.
- 10+ years of experience in various elements of full stack – front end, back end, data and insights.
- Technical leadership in design, implementation, and support of core database services that are highly reliable, flexible, and scalable.
- Extremely strong technical background with the capability of being hands-on if required and earn the respect and ability to mentor top individual technical talent.
- Good understanding of the retail and eCommerce technology domain.

Leadership Experience
- Proven track record of strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills, including an ability to communicate and negotiate with both business and technical teams. Great interpersonal skills.
- Good experience of working with globally distributed and cross-functional teams in a collaborative and productive manner to drive business objectives.
- Ability to attract, build, and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps, recruiting, and developing talent, and by supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning.
- When you add the numbers, you will realize that this role will probably help influence the largest pool of customers anywhere in the world. If that gives you goose bumps – then you are the kind of candidate we want!

Preferred Qualifications

- Our ideal candidate is an energetic, self-motivated individual focused on solving customer problems. He/she has a strong sense of product ownership and drive, coupled with a strong passion for technology and innovation. He /she is a thought leader, passionate about building nextgen products that delight our customers.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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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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