Sr. Director - Software Engineering - Walmart Labs

Sr. Director - Software Engineering - Walmart Labs

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1209765BR

What you'll do at

Our people make the difference—and that means all our people. Throughout our history, it has always been our associates who have been the key to our success, and it will remain that way in the future. Walmart values diverse backgrounds, experiences, ideas and mindsets.  We welcome all types of talent where your story is included, and you bring your whole self to work! Walmart is a place where any associate can build their dreams and grow.  

Senior Director, Software Engineer  

You will be running a large distributed engineering team building and enhancing a market leading platform with key business partners on multiple continents. Lead the design and architecture of cloud and mobile solutions for our Walmart Stores globally. This team supports associate technology platforms including, inbound and outbound merchandise, store inventory automation, location, item, pricing, and workforce management. This team is responsible for advanced store automation projects, like our aisle scanning robot and FAST. This person will coach and develop the current team of 250 engineers across two main locations.    

Check out some of the technology this team has developed:
* https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/06/21/walmart-is-using-this-robot-in-dozens-of-stores.html
* https://news.walmart.com/videos/fast-footage-b-roll

 We believe in close collaboration to build products and services that meet our customer’s needs. Be a student of the business; proactively recommending viable solutions that meet Walmart’s global stores team’s needs. The best candidate will embrace our culture of servant leadership and cross-team collaboration; working closely with other senior leaders in shaping our strategy and execution. The role requires a visionary leader who loves technology and loves leading people – and will help us evolve as technology and customer needs constantly change. 

Experience required:   

Technology: Hands on technologist with deep and broad technical capability, and an innate passion for technology. Software delivery experience.  

People Leadership and Talent Development: Lead a large team (250) of software engineers and leaders. Develop and lead a high performing team.  

Technical credibility with the engineering team and a proven ability to productively challenge current thinking. 

Industry: Retail, Tech and Ecommerce a plus. Understands market demands.  

Communication and Relationships:  with a diverse set of global business partners  

Degree in a STEM field preferred   

Is a missionary, not a mercenary  


Yes, relocation is required to Bentonville, AR. Robust relocation benefit assistance offered.   

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About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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