Director, Engineering

Director, Engineering

What you'll do at

  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics
  • Develops and executes technical software development strategy for ecommerce applications and systems using current business roadmap
  • Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
  • Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals
  • Ensures product quality
  • Executes engineering projects
  • Provides overall direction for Engineering
  • Reduces customer impact (for example, sales loss) due to applications systems issues

Minimum Qualifications

• BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent, with 15+ or more years in software engineering, design and architecture
• Strong architecture leadership with demonstrated enterprise level software implementations.
• Experience with technical leadership, software roadmaps, research and development, new software initiatives and customer and engineering coordination and engagement.
• Previous demonstrated architectural leadership in research, evaluation, creation of software designs, and distributed software implementations in production.
• Experience in cloud software development and cloud native designs.
• Experience with cloud infrastructures and technologies, such as Azure, GCP or AWS
• Experience with ML architecture and infrastructure.
• Creative thinker and problem solver, with ability to quickly distill complex problem space down actionable items
• Deep experience and expertise in search systems involving large volume of data
• Experience of micro services architectures
• Expert level object-oriented languages, expert in Java
• Large scale distributed systems experience including scalability and fault tolerance.
• Experience with NoSQL (Cassandra or equivalent), and Storm, Spark or similar real-time streaming software
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for diverse audiences based on engineering subject matter
• Ability to document requirements, architectural designs, and analysis findings in both business and technical terminology
• Experience with agile based iterative development and knowledge of software engineering best practices

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with deployment of Kubernetes, containers, service meshes, and micro services
• Experience in extract, transform, load (ETL) processes.
· Fluency in advanced shell scripting, Configuration management - Ansible, chef, puppet
· Knowledge of UI development - JavaScript, HTML, CSS and experience with frameworks like Node JS
· Involvement and contribution with open source software communities

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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