Counsel, Tech and Data Americas

Counsel, Tech and Data Americas

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1788450

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Counsel, Tech and Data Americas

Imagine a position that allows you to apply your trusted legal expertise while working alongside the world’s largest retailer. Imagine an opportunity that leverages your love of technology and positions you as a trusted business advisor. At Walmart, our Counsels drive strategy while empowering the organization to make informed decisions that align to enterprise objectives. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively toward a solution, you’ll find that being a part of our Legal division is a move that brings with it tremendous growth potential and exciting new challenges. The most exciting part? You’ll likely find yourself in a place you never envisioned your law degree would take you.  

About Team: Technology & Data-Regulatory Team
Join the Technology & Data-Regulatory Team within Digital Citizenship as a Corporate Counsel, Tech and Data Americas. In this role, you will provide advice and counsel to teams within Walmart’s technology and product organizations, specifically you will partner cross-functionally with key business and engineering stakeholders as well as subject matter experts throughout Walmart’s legal and compliance organizations.

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

What you’ll do….

  • Keep the ethical use of data and responsible use of technology at the forefront of your legal work, with an eye toward promoting fairness, privacy, and information security.  At Walmart, the customer is #1!
  • Provide legal advice to the company clients that emphasizes the client's legal rights, obligations, and risks and promotes informed decisions affecting global customers and suppliers
  • Collaborate with senior executives on significant risks; seek authority and obtain informed consent to proceed with legal matters
  • Proactively collaborate with technical engineers, developers, and product managers to build creative solutions to challenges impacting the privacy and security of services
  • Partner with compliance and business leaders to definebest practices and policies to ensure compliance with global laws and regulations and cross border data transfer matters to mitigate corporate risk
  • Maintain expertise in the rapidly changing policy positions and legal requirements impacting data privacy and security; provide legal support to associates on matters related to privacy and information security
  • Leverage technology to streamline processes, communication, and workflows

What you’ll bring….

  • Experience providing transactional support and counseling businesses
  • Subject matter expertise in the fields of global data privacy
  • Substantial, diverse legal experience (ex. combination of in-house, government, leading law firm, etc.)
  • Empower your business partners while working collaboratively to achieve cross-functional goals
  • Work proactively and leverage preventative measures in the spirit of protecting stakeholders, customers, and employees
  • Proven track record of risk identification, assessment, and mitigation
  • Strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership and key stakeholders

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.  careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Law degree from an accredited law school and 4 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Leading cross-functional teams

Primary Location...

1901 SE 10TH STREET, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716-0001, 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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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