Senior Director I, Software Engineering - Technolo...

Senior Director I, Software Engineering - Technology - Productivity Apps

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD333670

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Our people make the difference—and that means all our people. Throughout our history, it has always been our associates who have been the key to our success, and it will remain that way in the future. Walmart values diverse backgrounds, experiences, ideas and mindsets.  We welcome all types of talent where your story is included, and you bring your whole self to work! Walmart is a place where any associate can build their dreams and grow.  

Sr. Director, Associate Productivity Apps

We believe in close collaboration to build products and services that meet our customer’s needs. The successful person in this role will be a student of the business, proactively recommending viable solutions that meet Walmart’s global stores team’s needs. The best candidate will embrace our culture of servant leadership and cross-team collaboration; working closely with other senior leaders in shaping our strategy and execution. The role requires a visionary who loves technology and loves leading people – and will help us evolve as technology and customer needs constantly change. 

You will be accountable for being a pioneer of a large distributed engineering team on a mission to deliver a market leading digital platform for our store associates.  Your team quite literally powers the all the productivity applications for 1.4M associates globally. Additionally, your team's solutions will power aspects of our International business as we leverage our US technology assets globally.  Key domain areas include: Inbound Merchandise Platforms, Outbound Merchandise Platforms, Inventory Operations, Price Change Execution, Signs and Labels and ESLs, Annual and Monthly Audit.

Excellence in:  

  • Technology: Hands on pathfinder with deep and broad technical capability, and an innate passion for technology. Software delivery experience.  

  • People Leadership and Talent Development: Manage a large team of software engineers and leaders. Develop a high performing innovative management team.  

  • Technical credibility with the engineering team and a proven ability to productively challenge current thinking. 

  • Industry: Retail, Tech and E-commerce a plus. Understands market demands.  

  • Communication and Relationships:  Strong relationship building with a diverse set of global business partners  

  • Degree in a STEM field preferred   

  • Is a missionary, not a mercenary  

You'll Sweep Us Off Our Feet:

  • 6 years experience designing and implementing technical solutions using industry standard tools (for example, Java) and design patterns (for example, integration patterns).

  • 6 years experience creating and presenting technical strategies and technical solution recommendations.

  • 5 years experience leading cross-functional teams in information technology or related field.

  • 4 years experience integrating new technologies or technical solutions into existing technology portfolio.

  • 4 years experience using object-oriented design concepts.

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. 


We’re virtual 

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting.  Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.   

However relocation is required to Bentonville, AR Or Northern VA since, at this level, there will be onsite meetings often with you presence required. 

Robust relocation benefit assistance offered.   

See what Bentonville has to offer! 

See what Reston has to offer!

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 7 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 9 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
4 years’ supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years' experience in software engineering

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, 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
  • 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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