Director, Database Engineering
- Location SUNNYVALE, CA
- Department Technology & Software Development
- Team Software Development and Engineering
- Employment Type -
- Position -
- Requisition 722969BR
What you'll do at Walmart Labs• Provide technical leadership in design, implementation and support of the core database services that are highly reliable, flexible, scalable and cost effective
• Develop, support, and communicate core database engineering policies, standards, guidelines and procedures
• Establish proper monitoring, measuring and reporting of service performance against Service Level Objectives, customer satisfaction and financial efficiencies
• Ensures delivery success with strong focus on customer service and partnership development
• Manage all levels of support for implementations and operations
• Improves, optimizes, and identifies opportunities for improved software development processes
• Manages and plans to ensure delivery success
• Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Supports continuous process improvement and innovation
• Manage risks, assessing gaps/opportunities, and implementing action plans to mitigate risks, when applicable
• Effectively communicate project status to management and other stake-holders as appropriate
• Build a high performing team through staff development, recruiting and retention that can support Walmart’s growing business needs
• Promote effective teamwork and cross functional collaboration
• Direct experience in leading the database administration teams for large-scale enterprise that are highly scalable and reliable
• Proven ability to develop architecture and provide design oversight that incorporates high availability, operations supportability and scalability to a high volume, rapidly growing world class Ecommerce business
• Expert level knowledge of database backup and recovery process and HA solutions like Data Guard, Golden Gate, RAC & Streams
• Expert knowledge of OLTP database internals for tuning applications written in PL/SQL
• Prior experience with applications like ATG, Sterling commerce order management and other multi-channel applications suite
• Direct experience with Oracle running on UNIX, preferably Solaris and Linux
• Hands-on experience with different aspect of database tuning, application (PL/SQL) and SQL tuning
• Experience with Veritas Quick I/O, Veritas Cluster Server, Cluster file systems and Volume Manager highly desirable
• Experience with Private cloud setup, opensource technologies and automation
• Experience with automation and tools designed to support highly transactional databases for large scale and with highest levels of availability
• Experience developing long-term strategies and influencing leadership decisions
• Experience Managing teams, vendors, and SLAs
• Experience leading a team and multiple initiatives in a fast-paced team environment with flexibility with changes
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong customer focus
• Proven people and project management skills required with attention to details
• Must work well in team environment with high individual productivity with a can-do attitude
• Required to provide 24/7 Support and available on-call for all escalations
• Bachelor’s Degree in CS or similar field of study OR work equivalent
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
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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