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Director, Engineering

Walmart


Location:
SUNNYVALE, CA
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
954606BR
Walmart
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Director, Engineering in SUNNYVALE, CA | Walmart Careers

Director, Engineering

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 954606BR

What you'll do at

  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics
  • Develops and executes technical software development strategy for ecommerce applications and systems using current business roadmap
  • Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
  • Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals
  • Ensures product quality
  • Executes engineering projects
  • Provides overall direction for Engineering
  • Reduces customer impact (for example, sales loss) due to applications systems issues


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Minimum Qualifications

Lead Engineering Staff
Recruit, hire, develop and retain qualified engineers in support of assigned projects and areas of responsibility
Manage engineering projects including assigning resources, managing priorities and defining measurable milestones
Evaluate employee performance against assigned objectives and provide feedback to ensure successful completion of objectives. This includes actively participating in the quarterly performance review process
Identify appropriate training to develop staff resources
Manage capital budgets regarding assigned projects
Actively seek out opportunities for informal and formal recognition within the team
Manage contract resources as necessary within budgets to meet objectives
Provide proactive leadership strategies for assigned technologies to ensure company establishes and maintains technological advantage
Oversee the research and development of new products, services or capabilities
Build culture around Allied core values
Identify future leaders and provide mentoring to further develop skills and abilities
Develop team goals and milestones to meet business objectives
Review, optimize and improve processes and procedures
Network Availability
Oversee the management of network capacity, ensuring that Allied is positioned to accommodate both existing traffic and anticipated growth
Lead efforts to validate and test redundancy and resiliency on a scheduled basis
Cross Functional Support
Work with Sales to provide training for Sales Engineering, support ICB (one-off) requests and identify new opportunities for lighting buildings
Work with Service Delivery to design solutions, support technical calls, identify appropriate service delivery methods, and document the solutions
Support the Network Operations Center by providing an escalation point, training analysts and documenting, the core infrastructure to assist with troubleshooting as needed
Support the Finance department by providing necessary metrics and reporting enabling us to effectively audit our bills from vendors and ensure that we are appropriately billing our voice customers
Supply Chain/Vendor Management
Manage the inventory cost by overseeing the replenishment, RMA, and return processes for core network equipment and systems
Maintain ongoing vendor relationships by meeting with suppliers periodically, providing report cards for core network equipment and systems
Product Management
Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Translates product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
Budget
Assist the CIO in managing the annual Engineering budget. This includes (but is not limited to): Provide forecasts for hardware, software, and staff and managing variances

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or other related field; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. A Master’s degree in Business Administration (or MBA) is desired.
8+ years of the progressively broader scope of responsibilities to include systems, planning, budgeting and management of teams; or combination of applicable experience, education, and training which provides the knowledge and skills needed to perform job duties.
Telecommunications or Internet Service Provider (ISP) experience is required. Sr. Manager or Director level experience in an Engineering organization is preferred.
Excellent organizational, verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of attention to detail.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact with all levels of employees in a professional manner.
As an essential function of this position, the employee must be able to handle high levels of stress satisfactorily and be congenial with other employees and customers at all times.
Standard office/computer equipment with knowledge of various software packages, operating systems and operational support systems.

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
— Roel, Program Analyst

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