Director, Supply Chain Systems

Director, Supply Chain Systems

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1262649BR

What you'll do at

As part of the newly created Supply Chain Tech Strategy team, this role will be a key enabler to achieving competitive edge from industry leading supply chain systems, geared towards enabling Walmart objectives.

This position will work closely with the other members of the Tech Strategy team and the Supply Chain Tech team as a whole to develop and implement systems that are tightly knit with best in class E2E business processes that will support the strategic objectives of Walmart in the coming years.

The Director, Supply Chain Systems will report to the Sr Director- Supply Chain Transformation, who will lead the Strategy team.

• Possess experience in implementation of Enterprise Systems (in-house/3P)
• Team up with SMEs, business partners, architects to develop robust technical solutions that are aligned with the business and technology capability roadmap
• Have passion about the technology and have demonstrated ability in delivering value through technology
• Ability to collaborate with business partners and subject mater experts to document business requirements
• Lead efforts to translate functional requirements into technical solutions, manage scope and estimate technical deliverables
• Conduct technical analysis sessions with customers and the project team to understand the functional and technical needs of the client and develop technical solutions to meet those needs.
• Experience with participating in design sessions, resolving technical issues during various project phases.
• Develop technical designs in partnership with the development team(s) that align with technology standards and architecture principles
• Ensure that technical and other non-functional requirements are designed into the end-to-end solution.
• Expertise in development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Performs supply chain analysis on merchandising, replenishment, distribution and innovations-initiated programs
• Manage relationship with contractors and suppliers
• Develops strategies and tactics for technical team to achieve capabilities
• Responsible for all deliverables in all stages including solution design, analysis, coding, testing, and integration.
• Experience in data conversion and migration planning
• Solution test planning for functional, Integration and user acceptance testing
• Understand existing business processes and technology to develop the “to be” and develop a transition plan to create measurable business value
• Analyze business requirements to create use cases and solution design documentation
• Contributes to the technology strategy by identifying, assessing and recommending external trends in technology and methodologies.
• Designs solutions that involve complex, multi-system integration ensuring non-functional requirements are satisfied
• conduct proof of concept, proof of technology. Experience in process re-engineering to embed data and analytics in the business processes and make them more agile to address the dynamic business needs

This may include:
• Understanding future business strategies and directions to anticipate technical needs
• Building teams with expertise that drive digital transformations
• Carrying out data and system analysis to identify technical debt/gaps and develop to-be architecture to provide scalability and flexibility to accommodate growing business needs
• Driving new solutions that can be implemented cross-functionally
• Strong understanding of digital tools and technologies such as cloud, analytics, micro-service, API architecture
• Developing key metrics around business impact, user acceptance and customer satisfaction index

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field, Master’s degree in computer science, supply chain, Operations.

Preferred Qualifications

• 8-10 years of experience in engineering field managing supply chain technology, implementation experience of 3rd party tools, e-commerce, demand forecasting in retail domain
• 8 years’ experience supervising teams in both direct reporting and matrix structures.
• Experience of developing omni-channel supply chain systems, digital technologies such as cloud, data analytics, microservice and API architecture
• Strong understanding of emerging technology, 3rd party tools in supply chain, knowledge of automation systems in the warehouse space, strong knowledge of integration tools and methodologies.
• Experience in business process methodology and program management.
• Effective interpersonal skills, ability to influence others, drive new initiatives and new way of thinking in the organization

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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