Director – Software Engineering – Technology

Director – Software Engineering – Technology

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1265564BR

What you'll do at

Our team sits at the heart of supply chain and we are responsible for the movement of inventory across thousands of nodes ( DC’s, FC’s, and Stores). If you want impact? The systems you get to help design and lead are responsible for more than 500M inventory decision. This decisions help ensure we have product when and where are customers want them. You want a challenge? Come join a team that is merging digital and physical, building real-time systems at scale, responding quicker to changes in the supply chain and creating a more efficient flow of inventory. You want technology? Whether you’re in to large scale data problems, algo’s, BE, FE, etc.. we are working with all the latest technologies including Java / Spring, React/Redux, Spark, Kafka, etc. all deployed in either a private or public cloud environment utilizing docker/kubernetes.


What you’ll do

- Play a critical role in shaping the product & technical vision for the team while working closely with product, business and engineering leadership on a regular basis
- Mentor and lead a world class group of experienced engineering leads to solve real customer problems in the domain of replenishment and inventory management
- Nurture an Agile culture
- Drive the technical strategy

- Ensure decisions are data driven

- Solve real customer problems and help hundreds of millions of Walmart customers to save money and live better

Minimum Qualifications

3 years supervisory experience.

Bachelor s degree in Computer Science and 6 years experience in software engineering or related field OR 8 years experience in software engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

- Strong design, architecture, and problem-solving skills.
- Strong track record of hiring and developing talent with 5+ years engineering management experience and +2 years of experience managing multiple software engineering teams (manager of managers)
- Passion for building data driven culture, growing talents and hunger for making big impact
- Experience in communicating with end users, technical & business teams to collect requirements, describe product features, and technical designs

- Experience in contract management and staff augmentation models
- Prior experience and/or knowledge of supply chain systems
- Background in e-commerce or retail

- Prior knowledge of JDA Demand/Fulfillment

- Back-ground in large scale Oracle DB’s

Contact me here at thomas.aikman@walmart.com to learn more and please make sure to send me a copy of your resume - non LinkedIn generated please. I look forward to hearing from you.

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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