Director, Software Engineering

Director, Software Engineering

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, organizing a new home 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 shape our product discovery and purchase decision experience by building scalable platforms on web and mobile. In this role, you would be responsible for leading a globally distributed organization that builds experiences for part of customer journey that focuses on making item purchase decision, scales front end platform powering multiple businesses and categories and enables architecture that delivers amazing ratings and reviews experiences.

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 remotel

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
• 5+ years building highly scalable, high performance, responsive web applications and strong experience with JavaScript fundamentals, React, Redux, Node.js, building, adopting and maintaining RESTful API’s
• Proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent
• BS/MS in information technology, computer science or a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
• Understanding of the 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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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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