Senior Director, Software Engineering (Purchase Do...

Senior Director, Software Engineering (Purchase Domain)

What you'll do at

On the Customer Experience Engineering team at Walmart Labs, we provide technology to power shopping journeys that help hundreds of millions of customers live better – be it busy families getting groceries easily, new parents welcoming a new baby, or anyone planning a fun party. We strive to create the best shopping experience anywhere anytime, meeting customers’ evolving needs and expectations.

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to help us improve the purchase experience and build scalable transactions platform on web and mobile. In this role, you would be responsible for leading a globally distributed organization that builds Cart and Checkout experiences, Payment Platform powering multiple eCommerce tenants as well as Policy and Promotions engine.

You will need to:
• Have strong accountability and ownership to drive outcomes that create frictionless customer experiences
• Collaborate effectively with various functions such as Product, Design, Business and Operations and influence without authority
• Be a change agent for constantly striving for excellence in a rapidly evolving environment
• Be a multiplier: hire 10X engineering talent, motivate and grow them
• Create a strong engineering driven culture that promotes diversity, innovation and creative problem solving
• Build and grow global teams and develop a consistent culture remotely


More about you:
You have probably held a number of different leadership positions over your career so far and figured out how to scale platforms for high throughput and efficiency. Right now, you’re looking for a role that lets you stay close to the technology and engineering practices yet also assumes a large amount of customer-oriented product and business engagement. You can apply good judgment to the steepest software engineering challenges. You set high standards and have demonstrated the ability to build and lead a high-performance team. You are able to think about the big picture and don’t mind being hands-on if needed. You also enjoy building relationships with others in a highly visible, cross-functional role.

Minimum Qualifications

• 10+ years of experience in various elements of full stack software development – front end, back end, data and insights and hands-on coding experience in the past
• Extensive background in leading global software engineering product teams
• Proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent
• Technical leadership experience in design, implementation, and support of core database services that are highly reliable, flexible, and scalable
• BS/MS/PhD in information technology, computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
• Good understanding of the payments, retail and eCommerce technology domain

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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