Senior Manager, Automation Engineering

Senior Manager, Automation Engineering

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Automation Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1711037

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Sr Manger Automation Engineering – Computer Vision, will be part of a team which is responsible for the ideation, development, and implementation of state-of-the-art automated solutions with a first and best-to-market mindset focused on efficiency, safety, and capacity. This is a high-impact and high-visibility role within the organization, with expectations to deliver immediate and long-term results.

About the Team

At Walmart, we help people save money, so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. We can't do that without the best talent - talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our customers. This role is part of the Walmart Grocery Innovation Automation Engineering team.  We are identifying, developing and realizing Walmart’s future Supply Chain automation strategy. 

What You’ll Do

A successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing computer vision and perception solutions using AI modules such as Object Tracking and Detection. You will support the development of machine algorithms that will understand and extract key information from imagery. Your work will be from Walmart’s cutting-edge Innovation Lab in Bentonville Arkansas and will be encouraged to stay up to date with new technologies as they emerge in the field of vision engineering via research, trade shows and networking. You will travel approximately 25% to various Distribution Centers to gather requirements, user feedback and support product testing and rollout.

What You’ll Bring

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS, Robotics, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar, or equivalent
  • At least 3-6+ years experience in designing and developing computer vision and perception systems
  • Ability to identify and research problems and come up with a working solution
  • Computer Programming Skills in Python, and C++
  • Computer Vision technologies such as OpenCV, Open3d, Pytorch, and TensorFlow
  • Experience developing software in a Linux environment, and using Docker

Preferred Qualifications

  • Robotics | Ability to communicate with various robots using non-native languages such as ROS
  • Expertise in motion planning, controls, point cloud processing
  • Strong sense of product ownership and customer engagement
  • Experience using SLAM and other mapping technologies
  • Hands-on knowledge of data structures and algorithms for point cloud processing and are familiar with ROS, and OpenCV
  • Work with sensor data (e.g., stereo-depth vision, and LiDAR)
  • Software Design, Simulation, and Emulation

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field and 4 years’ experience in Engineering, supply chain, or a related area. Option 2: 6
years’ experience in Engineering, supply chain, or a related area.
2 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Masters: Computer Engineering

Primary Location...

2901 SE I STREET, STE TBD, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-0000, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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