As part of Walmart’s Global Data team, this role will be a key enabler of our journey to be the world's leading data-driven retailer.
This is a legal / technical leadership position that will be responsible for ensuring compliance with our Data Governance Strategy with the goal to protect the company and maximize the value of the Company’s data. The key areas of work involve partnering with the business and Global Data to ensure that the data solutions being built on our Global Data platform take into account best practices around data and its appropriate use. This role will be the legal subject matter expert and support the roll out of the Global Data policies, standards, and platforms globally.
As a self-motivated leader in our team, you will be working across the business, engineering, data governance, data acquisition, data science, data monetization etc. to understand the emerging needs of making Walmart more data driven. Your charter will include ensuring that from ideation through to deployment, that these services meet our legal standards and adhere to our Data Governance Strategy. A wide degree of creativity, relationship building, and thought leadership will be required to fulfill this role. Prior work experience working in data product and analytic development, data platforms, and data governance is desirable.
Help develop strategic vision and roadmap for enabling Walmart’s Digital Transformation to make better decisions with Data.
Ability to use subject matter expertise to develop and implement best practice around data collection, access, and usage.
Structure inbound and outbound data agreements to best protect the company and maximize the value of the Company’s data.
Liaise with key stakeholders domestically and internationally to support rollout of Global policies and standards.
Provide subject matter expertise and legal analysis for data related matters.
Inform organization on potential impact of global and local data legislation.
Key player in ensuring cross-functional data implications of product decisions are surfaced with relevant parties.
Work with key internal stakeholders in the review of projects and related data to ensure compliance with Data Governance Strategy, and where necessary, complete and advise on legal impact.
Contribute to the enterprise Data Strategy, playing a primary role in critical elements such as developing and executing strategies for implementation of new processes to address regulatory changes.
Build strong collaborative partnerships in and across organizations.
Communicate effectively on progress, issues, resolution and plans at all levels, including executives and leadership.
Instill the culture driving results in an iterative, agile fashion, balancing risk and speed.
Research and recommend new products, tools and applications as they relate to the domain.
15+ years of professional experience in data-intensive companies, in roles that were responsible for data governance and data management.
10+ years of team leadership development and management.
Recognized as a thought leader in the space of current Data industry challenges that span a data-value chain, and encompasses the ability to play both ‘offense’ and ‘defense’ to deliver on corporate objectives
Entrepreneurial attitude, and ability to drive change and navigate ambiguity when building new capabilities in an enterprise setting.
Strong problem solving skills coupled with the ability to negotiate contemporary terms and positions.
Background in managing teams and partnering with technology/IT leaders is highly desirable.
Complete understanding of business requirements gathering and analysis process.
Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Passion for serving customers, understanding their needs and delivering above and beyond their expectations.
Strong executive relationship building and communication skills, and experience in driving results across teams in different disciplines (product, security, sales, legal, compliance, HR, etc.), Experience working in a global environment, both with internal and external stakeholders, is a plus.
Minimum Educational Level:
MBA, JD, B.S.
15+ years of professional experience
10+ years of people management experience
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 Business, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Data Architecture, or related field and 7 years' experience in
data stewardship, data management, database administration, data analytics, or related field. Option 2: 9 years’ experience in data stewardship,
data management, database administration, data analytics, or related field. Option 3: Master's degree in Business, Mathematics, Finance,
Computer Science, Data Architecture, or related field and 5 years' experience in in data stewardship, data management, database administration,
data analytics, or related field.
3 years’ supervisory experience.
Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Data Management certification (for example, Certified Data Management Professional), Driving taxonomy development and application particularly with large and complex sets of information, Industry experience (for example, retail, supply chain, eCommerce, healthcare), Master's degree in Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Data Architecture, Supervisory
Doctorate: Law, Masters: Business Administration
Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification