Sr Director Software Engineering - Store Tech

Sr Director Software Engineering - Store Tech

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1416993BR

What you'll do at

Senior Director, Software Engineer

You will be accountable for a large distributed engineering team, tasked with building and enhancing a market leading platform with key business partners on multiple continents with the purpose of providing the best digital experience to store associates. Lead the design and architecture of cloud and mobile solutions for our Walmart Stores globally. This team supports associate technology platforms including, inbound and outbound merchandise, store inventory automation, location, item, pricing, store finance, associate communication and other innovative technology designed to continuously improve associate in-store experiences. The team is also responsible for advanced store automation projects, like the aisle scanning robot and FAST. This people leader will be responsible for the technical mentorship and professional development of 250 engineers across two main locations.

We believe in close collaboration to build products and services that meet our customer’s needs. The successful person in this role will be a student of the business, proactively recommending viable solutions that meet Walmart’s global stores team’s needs. The best candidate will embrace our culture of servant leadership and cross-team collaboration; working closely with other senior leaders in shaping our strategy and execution. The role requires a visionary leader who loves technology and loves leading people – and will help us evolve as technology and customer needs constantly change.

Excellence in: 
• Technology: Hands on technologist with deep and broad technical capability, and an innate passion for technology. Software delivery experience.
• People Leadership and Talent Development: Lead a large team of software engineers and leaders. Develop and lead a high performing management team. 
• Technical credibility with the engineering team and a proven ability to productively challenge current thinking.
• Industry: Retail, Tech and Ecommerce a plus. Understands market demands. 
• Communication and Relationships:  with a diverse set of global business partners 
• Degree in a STEM field preferred  
• Is a missionary, not a mercenary

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor of Science and 10 years engineering experience OR Master of Science and 9 years engineering experience OR PhD and 6 years engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

• 6 years experience designing and implementing technical solutions using industry standard tools (for example, Java) and design patterns (for example, integration patterns).
• 6 years experience creating and presenting technical strategies and technical solution recommendations.
• 5 years experience leading cross-functional teams in information technology or related field.
• 4 years experience integrating new technologies or technical solutions into existing technology portfolio.
• 4 years experience using object-oriented design concepts.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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