Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Search

Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Search

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 a Senior Engineering Manager to lead our search frontend team responsible for delivering great search experiences that scale to billions of queries for millions of products across Walmart sites and mobile apps. You are a seasoned people leader and a technology Leader capable of effectively establishing and exerting influence at a broad scale. You are a skillful communicator that can challenge not only Engineers, but also Business teams to think outside the box. You will be responsible for crafting architecture and design for systems that process billions of queries per day. You will be leading a search team that is comprised of world class talent who are highly collaborative, agile and data driven.

If you have a passion for search, the ability to inspire and lead teams and the desire to help Walmart take the search experience to the next level, let’s talk!

• Manage software development engineers and lead end-to-end Engineering projects.
• Mentor software engineers through their career growth.
• Build an open, positive and energized culture.
• Engage and drive technical architecture, design and discussions.
• Drive our technical roadmap and direction of our stack.
• Ensure the happiness and productivity of the team’s software engineers.
• Collaborate with Cross functional teams, Product, UX and Technical Support teams.
• Utilize professional acumen to improve WalmartLabs technology, product, and Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field
• Experience in Mobile technologies, Javascript fundamentals, React, Redux, Node.js.
• Highly technical hands-on and an effective people leader.
• Organize and facilitate regular 1:1’s with your team for coaching and mentoring.
• 3+ years of experience in building, driving and retaining high performance teams.
• 5+ years of experience building highly scalable, high performance, responsive web
applications.
• Experience interfacing with Web Services platforms
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile development environment
• Familiarity with Automation Tools
• Strong customer focus and obsession with quality.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience/solid understanding in the following areas,
• Experience building, adopting and maintaining REST’ful api’s
• Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
• Experience in the search domain highly desirable

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
  • Exclusive Discounts

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