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Director, Software Engineering (8261_R-1012390)





Sunnyvale, California, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Our Company

If you're thinking 'scale', think bigger and don't stop there. At Walmart Global Tech, we don't just innovate, we enable transformations across stores and different channels for the Walmart experience. We innovate to deliver a simple and seamless experience for our customers. Our tech talent solves the biggest and most complex problems. They drive digital transformation where data science and analytics are enabling us to better serve our customers and create a digital relationship with them. As our customers evolve and adapt, we are taking it a few notches further here. We're changing what customers can expect from the experience of shopping, from the physical stores, to mobile social and even online; we're not just ready for the future of shopping, we're creating it.

Our Team

The Global Governance team within Walmart Global Technology leads and oversees company-wide ethics and compliance, legal, global investigations, global security & aviation applications, standards, processes, and procedures. Our team is on a mission to build the best platforms for our business partners, provide key data insights, and set a higher bar in engineering standards.

You will be a key contributor to leading, designing, building, managing, maintaining, and deploying our global solutions. You'll also get to lead, mentor and develop a talented team of engineers, lead hackathons and other exciting events, and work closely with cross-functional teams and leadership.

Your Opportunity

To fulfill the charter of MINT, we are looking for a Director of Software Engineering who will be responsible for driving the future roadmap and vision and leading a world class group of engineers across geographical locations that are bound by a common Walmart-wide theme of creating elegant solutions for complex problems and enabling customers to save more and live better - every single day. If you thrive in solving challenging business problems with highly tangible business impact, love collaborating and growing with fabulous team members who just click, this is the place!

You'll make an impact by...

  • Owning multiple systems across large scale distributed systems, and working with engineers, data scientists, product managers and engineering leaders to identify opportunities for business impact
  • Being a role model for behaviors such as - being data intensive while taking everyday decisions, approaching everyday problems with scientific temperament and rigor, having a customer-first mind-set, maintaining highest standards for operational and engineering excellence
  • Leading the discovery phase of large projects to come up with the high-level design by partnering with the product management, project management and business teams.
  • Demonstrating technical skills to go very deep in solving classes of problems or creating broadly leverageable systems

What you'll bring...
  • 15+ years of experience in design and development of robust, scalable and highly available multi-tenant distributed systems using Java, SQL/NoSQL, Kafka, Kafka Cosmos DB in Hybrid Cloud environment
  • A proven track record of leading more than one functional areas/application managing stakeholders' relationship
  • Expertise at building and retaining high performance teams and leading global software engineering product teams
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A proven ability to earn respect, trust and influence people you work with and to mentor top technical talent


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 6 years' experience in software engineering or related field OR 8 years' experience in software
engineering 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.

Master's degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years' experience in software engineering

Primary Location...
640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, United States of America