Director of Engineering - Cross-Border eCommerce

Director of Engineering - Cross-Border eCommerce

What you'll do at

The Director of Engineering will be a founding member of Walmart eCommerce newly created Cross- Border Trade Initiative. You will help shape the strategy and direction of a scalable solution that enables cross-border selling, building a strong engineering team from scratch with a focus on working fast and creating customer value from day one.

You will base your work on customer and end user needs and business objectives, lead the engineering roadmap through collaboration with multiple in-market and corporate working teams, measure outcomes to ensure desired results, promote a customer-centric environment, and demonstrate adaptability within a large, complex organization. Collaborating with Walmart Labs proprietary and open sourced tool, you’ll be able to frame the future of one of Walmart’s key strengths – to serve a global market better. As a technical evangelist, you will provide support and domain expertise to the cross-functional teams across the enterprise as well as Walmart International eCommerce leadership teams.

• Develops and champions a platform vision and strategy
• Successfully builds a global engineering team from the ground up that possess pride and passion for the business
• Drives the execution of multiple projects
• Ensures alignment of product vision, strategy, and status with the executive leadership team's priorities and vision
• Ensures constant focus on the customer while business needs are being met
• Oversees team members' work on multiple portfolios throughout the product lifecycle
• Promotes and supports mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Serves as a thought leader within the team and the broader enterprise

How you’ll know it’s right
• You're passionate about the customer experience and clean interfaces.
• You love to solve large and challenging technical problems, which have a HUGE impact. Think millions of users every day.
• Leveraging the resources of a Fortune #1 company to build a rockstar engineering team that writes beautiful code excites you, because you KNOW talent, what you're looking for, and can move quickly.
• People who work for you feel challenged, noticed, and that they make a difference. You’ve grown together.


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field and 8+ years experience in engineering management, technical consulting or related field
• Experience with design and development of highly scalable, platforms in the cloud, which include catalog, order management, and/or payment for consumers.
• Proven ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams with an agile mindset
• Ability to quickly build relationships with key partners across the enterprise
• Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to achieving objectives
• Effective communicator to act as an advisor to senior leadership and partners
• Flexible and adaptive in ambiguous environments
• 5+ years supervisory experience of a technical team
• Start-up mentality. Constantly iterating to be best in class.

Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degree
• International commerce / payments / logistics experience
• Startup or setting programs and teams from the ground up experience

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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