Technical Expert - ISD

Technical Expert - ISD

What you'll do

Maintains and advances industry expertise by reviewing new technologies; and participating in continuing education and training (for example, relevant industry certifications, forums).

Provides direction and coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan by converting requirements into viable technical solutions; assisting in the development and evaluation of detailed technical specifications, performance criteria, and test criteria; assisting project management with timeline creation; evaluating and recommending vendor products; ensuring regulatory compliance; developing implementation procedures and standards; and integrating third-party solutions into the Wal-Mart environment.

Leads system design process and solution development by conducting feasibility studies, prototype construction, and/or optimization analyses;
participating in project artifact and technical reviews; challenging suppliers to improve technology; and researching technology and software development for improved information technology solutions.

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Information Systems Division (ISD) by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

Mentors information technology Associates by conducting individual training; participating in area development meetings; and assisting teams in the
resolution of complex technical issues.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.

Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business
partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 6 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 8 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years.

Preferred Qualifications

1 year experience designing technical solutions using object-oriented design concepts.
1 year experience integrating new technologies into existing technology portfolio. 2 years experience leading cross-functional teams.
3 years experience creating and presenting technical strategies and technical solution recommendations.
3 years experience designing and implementing technical solutions.
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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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