Director, Engineering

Director, Engineering

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 971949BR

What you'll do at

As a Directory of Software Engineering, you will have the opportunity to lead and work closely with our data scientists, business partners and systems engineers to drive the definition and implementation of the next generation of applications and analytics tools for our predictive intelligence platform. We are focused on teamwork, technology, and most importantly the customer. From using traditional web applications to visualization tools to mobile to enable data scientists and business users get actionable insights into extreme data, there are a lot of exciting opportunities!

• Lead the developers and DevOps to develop real-time predictive analysis tools and backend platform in multi-cloud environments
• Enable data scientists, business and product partners to fully leverage our predictive analytics platform for very large volumes of data
• Demonstrate and clearly articulate reasoning for design and implementation choices
• Demonstrate willingness to take feedback and adapt solutions where appropriate
• Interact with other team members to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
• Participate in design and code reviews
• Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering
• Lead and participate in medium- to large-scale projects
• Be the consummate team player with a demonstrable ability to learn quickly.
Amazing ability to get stuff done.

Minimum Qualifications

• BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
• Lead engineering staff in developing scalable, high performing services and applications
• Recruit, hire, develop and retain qualified engineers in support of assigned projects and areas of responsibility
• Manage engineering projects including assigning resources, managing priorities and defining measurable milestones
• Evaluate employee performance against assigned objectives and provide feedback to ensure successful completion of objectives
• Actively seek out opportunities for informal and formal recognition within the team
• Identify future leaders and provide mentoring to further develop skills and abilities
• Develop team goals and milestones to meet business objectives
• Identify appropriate training to develop staff resources
• Manage capital budgets regarding assigned projects
• Manage contract resources as necessary within budgets to meet objectives
• Provide proactive leadership strategies for assigned technologies to ensure company establishes and maintains technological advantage
• Oversee the research and development of new products, services or capabilities
• Review, optimize and improve processes and procedures
• Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements.
• Translates product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
• Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
• Knowledge of the Java programming language, RDBMS, and NoSQL.
• Skills around Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, HBase, Cassandra, Map Reduce
• Knowledge of J2EE and Web service technologies
• Expert knowledge of design, implement, and consume RESTful APIs
• Strong experience in debugging, performance tuning and optimization for scalability and high availability
• Understand SDLC, use of SCM and continuous integration tools
• Strong customer focus and obsession with quality

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in data visualization
• Experience in frontend web application development
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Experience collaborating with multiple teams
• Experience in core design patterns and software architecture principles
• Experience and passion to work in a fast-paced agile environment, delivering functional features in small time durations.

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.
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