Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

What you'll do at

The UGC (User Generated Content) platform team is looking for an Engineering Manager with relevant experience in Java, REST API development, and big data.

This team is comprised of engineers and product leaders who are responsible for creating platform to collect, moderate and serve User Generated Content (reviews, questions, answers).

Team uses machine learning and NLP platform to moderate the content and develops REST APIs and tools to serve this content on mobile and web applications. The team always tries to come up with new ideas and algorithms to improve accuracy of machine learning algorithms and improve performance of high volume APIs.

We are looking for a hands on Engineering Manager/Tech Lead to lead a team of software engineers working on User Generated Content at WalmartLabs.


Responsibilities:
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

- BS/MS in Computer Science or related field and 8 years experience building scalable backend systems and/or performance related experience
- 5+ years of programming experience in Java, Spring, REST APIs, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra, Solr, etc.
- 2+ years of experience as a technical lead on one or more projects
- 1+ years of experience leading high performance teams
- Strong background in process design for reliable systems; strong “big picture” awareness of systems
- Good generalist experience, with ability and willingness to read and write into all layers of a software stack
- Experience working with operations or with deployment, monitoring, and other sustainable operations of software a plus

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience integrating and improving agile processes with Scrum and Kanban
- Strong customer focus and obsession with quality

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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