7 May 2021

Senior Manager II, Software Engineer


Job Description

Position Summary…
What you’ll do…

The right assortment at the right price is a core coefficient of the Walmart retail strategy. The Market Intelligence team – part of the Retail & Data Services organization, provides vital competitive assortment and pricing signals into that equation globally across a multitude of geographies for Walmart enterprise. With an integrated data-led platform, we enable Walmart to bring price and assortment advantages into retail, and drive repeat business through frictionless, personalized customer outcomes. We use highly scalable, fault-tolerant, and leading-edge web, cloud, data, and ML solutions to help our customers save money and live better every single day.

Our team believes in being EDHR – i.e., Everyday Holiday Ready – symbolizing the readiness for the scale/redundancy as if it’s Black-Friday/Cyber Monday/Big Billion day every day.

This is a critical engineering leadership role that brings together your past engineering delivery experiences, people leadership skills and your abilities to build bonds with product managers, architects, other engineering leaders to develop platforms and products that operate at Walmart-scale. You will hire, mentor and lead by influence a world-class group of engineers across the geographies that are bound by a common Walmart-wide theme of creating elegant solutions for the complex problems and enable customers to save more and live better – every single day.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if You have…

The overall 15+ years of industry experience with degree in Computer Science or related field

At least 7-9 years of leadership experience in attracting talent, growing, mentoring and leading software engineering teams

Carry a strong sense of ownership and accountability, self-discipline, focus on quality, team orientation, design thinking, responsiveness, efficiency and innovation

Proven ability to work with distributed teams in a collaborative and productive manner

Adept at communicating and collaborating effectively with others, promoting your ideas as well as being humble when you may be wrong

Possess a passion for your team’s vision/mission and the entrepreneurial drive to make things happen

Experience in the full software and data cycle of requirements, design, coding/testing, rollout/deploy standard methodologies in delivering world-class software and services

You are well versed with software and data lifecycle management practices, including deep interest in emerging technology trends within the industry

Hands-on experience in at least one programming language and database technologies

Experience in handling and triaging complex production issues

Possess solid understanding of building and integrating with stream-based and as well as RESTful APIs and/or GraphQL

Exposure to Azure, GCP, Kafka, NoSQL based cloud-native databases and big data technologies

Employed foundational SRE practices, including operational architectures, observability, reliability, availability and scalability

You’ll make an impact by…

Hiring, mentoring, and leading by influence a world-class group of engineers to build a highly engaged in-house platform and products that operate at Walmart-scale

Inculcating the culture and values of growth mindset, technical entrepreneurship, design thinking, engineering excellence, data-first approach, and innovation

Being a role model for behaviors such as – being data-intensive while taking everyday decisions, approach everyday problems with scientific temperament and rigor, having a customer-first mind-set, maintaining the highest standards for operational and engineering excellence

Working with your teams and other technical leaders to ensure our coding and development processes are scaling and evolving with modern development/CI-CD/engineering practices

Co-creating the engineering roadmaps for the team and help transition our platforms to highly configurable and manageable micro-services architecture using next-gen technologies

Owning and driving the operational excellence and engineering excellence metrics

Engaging with Product Management and Business stakeholders to drive the agenda, set your priorities and deliver awesome platforms and products

Ensuring that you are on top of the hiring targets, operational excellence, budget management and the required operating rhythm.

Regularly interacting with Walmart engineering teams across geographies to leverage expertise and contribute to the vibrant tech community

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 duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

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.

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 to 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.

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 5 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 7 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
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.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location…
840 W CALIFORNIA AVE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4828, United States of America



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