Senior Manager II - Middleware, Enterprise Platforms

Senior Manager II - Middleware, Enterprise Platforms

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1280252BR

What you'll do at

The Strati Cloud team is part of the Global Platform organization where it provides key enterprise capabilities to software teams building business solutions. These capabilities are made up of managed services, platforms, libraries, portals and web services to provide the common components so business software teams can focus on the business logic. We are providing platform solutions that enable all business areas such as Stores, Clubs, eCommerce, Supply Chain, Merchandising and Back Office systems. Supporting a global consumer base with diverse deployment and runtime environment requirements make our work incredibly challenging and exciting!

As a Sr. Manager II you will be challenged to lead two teams of engineers providing enterprise platforms to a wide range of development team customers. This role requires that you are - 1. able to effectively partner with other management, product managers, scrum masters, project managers and key stakeholders across the entire Walmart organization and outside, 2. think through and build for scale, 3. build for underlying risks, vulnerabilities and probabilistic nature of data, 4. work with teams across time zones. We need a visionary, data driven, and dynamic leader who is able to build high performing teams, foster a great working environment and provide the best for our customers.

Build an open, positive, high performing and energized culture.
Lead software and systems engineers and provide guidance/support for engineering projects.
Work closely with engineering and product leadership to prioritize initiatives to deliver the greatest value to the business.
Manage multiple initiatives and be accountable for delivering multiple releases on schedule with highest quality standards.
Engage in technical design discussions and also help drive technical architecture leveraging your people resources.
Present practical input for strategic technology decisions. Understand complex problems easily and come up with simple, practical, reliable, and maintainable solutions.
Suggest alternative technical solutions to meet business requirements efficiently with greater reusability and long-term vision.
Support preparation of Technology Roadmaps and provide inputs to Business Roadmaps.
Keep abreast of new technologies and use them to solve the business problems effectively.
Hire top-notch engineers, assigning, directing, and evaluating their work and performance.
Coach and mentor first-level managers, tech leads and engineers through their career growth
Provide supervision and development opportunities for associates
Help to mitigate risk (technical, product, personnel)
Identify, implement, and communicate best practices, design/coding standards for engineering
Establish consistent design patterns. Develop large-scale, complex, cross-functional features for the company.
Support continuous process improvement and innovation
Improve technology agility using patterns, Service Oriented Architecture, Micro services, Behavior driven development, Machine learning, CI/CD, every day code push to production etc.
Drive root cause analysis of critical business and production issues to prevent future occurrences. Review and approve potential solutions.

  • Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high level design
  • Leads the work of cross-functional groups of ten to twenty engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Supports business objectives

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years supervisory experience.
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science and 5 years experience in software engineering or related field OR 7 years experience in software engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master s degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years experience in software engineering or related field.

MBA or advanced technical degree with undergrad in computer science, information systems, or related field
3+ years of experience in supervisory management in the technology field.
Passionate about Retail and Technology
Development experience writing and running web services in real-time production environments.
A do-er who can champion product vision, strategy, and roadmap in support of corporate goals and objectives, but can also roll up your sleeves to get deep in the weeds to help the team get the job done
Demonstrated ability to lead, drive consensus, manage tradeoffs and deliver with multiple stakeholders
Sense of ownership, eye for detail, and a passion to play key role in defining the destiny of product
Flexible, adaptive, and comfortable with ambiguity
Customer centric, and metrics and data driven
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong team player, collaborative approach to achieving results

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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