Director, Engineering

Director, Engineering

What you'll do at

As the Walmart Voice Commerce team, we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using natural language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences
both in-house and in collaboration with key strategic partners.

Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as a leader of the team you will direct the team in building industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform.

In this role, you will
- 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 voice assistants and IoT
- Nurture the culture of fail often and fail fast
- Drive the technical strategy for WAlmart’s IOT products and Open APIs
- Solve real customer problems and help hundreds of millions of Walmart customers to save money and live better

Minimum Qualifications

- Strong design, architecture, and problem-solving skills.
- Strong track record of hiring and developing talent with 10+ years engineering management experience and 2+ years of experience managing multiple software engineering teams (manager of managers)
- Multiple years of experience leading end-to-end engineering teams delivering ML based products to consumers
- 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
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

- Prior experience in one or more of the following domains - conversational commerce, smart home or IoT.
- Background in e-commerce or retail
- Strong academic publication record


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