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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
938049BR
Walmart
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Senior Manager, Software Engineering in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 938049BR

What you'll do at

As a Senior Engineering Manager, you will:

• Work closely with engineering and product leadership to prioritize initiatives to deliver the greatest value to the business.
• Manage software development engineers and lead Engineering projects.
• Effectively handle multiple initiatives and be accountable for delivering multiple releases on schedule with highest quality standards.
• Engage in technical design discussions and also help drive technical architecture.
• Present practical input for strategic technology decisions. Understand complex problems easily and come up with simple, practical, reliable, and maintainable solutions.
• Suggest alternative technical solutions to meet business requirements efficiently with greater reusability and long term vision.
• Support preparation of Technology Roadmap and provide inputs to Business Roadmap.
• Help translation of business requirements into technical needs and actions.
• Provide hands on expert level assistance to developers on technical issues.
• Keep abreast of new technologies and use them to solve the business problems effectively.
• Hire top-notch software engineers, assign, direct, and evaluate their work and performance.
• Coach and mentor first-level managers, tech leads and software engineers through their career growth
• Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
• Build an open, positive and energized culture.
• Build a high-performance team and ensure the happiness and productivity of the team.
• Help to mitigate risk (technical, product, personnel)
• Identify, implement, and communicate best practices, design/coding standards for engineering
• Establish consistent design patterns. Develop large-scale, complex, cross-functional features for Walmart International.
• Supports continuous process improvement and innovation
• Improve technology agility using Service Oriented Architecture, Micro services, Behavior driven development, Machine learning, CI/CD, every day code push to production etc.
• Drive root cause analysis of critical business and production issues to prevent future occurrences. Review and approve potential solutions. Establish performance standards and conduct regular performance audits and take action.
• Collaborate with QA, other engineering teams, Product, UX and Technical Support teams.
• Work with globally located teams.
• Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Develops and manages budget in area of responsibility
• Manage independent software contractors and outsourcing partners.
• Act as scrum master for one or more scrum teams

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
• 10+ years professional work experience
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in building complex, highly scalable, high volume, low latency and cloud agnostic applications. 3+ years of experience in managing eCommerce applications.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in running engineering teams of 10+ engineers, and coaching, mentoring individuals to grow in their career.
• Extensive experience building services using Java EE, Spring, XML/JSON, JMS, WADL etc.
• Experience with web/app containers such as Apache/Tomcat, Jboss or related skill.
• Prior experience developing and/or architecting cloud-hosted backend services
• Experience with functional and reactive programming for backend services
• Experience with SOA, Object Oriented Design, various design patterns, Micro services, Behavior driven development, CI/CD.
• Experience/Familiarity with RDBMS, NoSQL and Big Data technologies
• Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment.
• Experience in distributed/scalable systems. Ability to design high performance applications/services
• Experience in Agile Methodology.
• Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of people with a variety of skills, disciplines, experience, and personalities.
• Strong computer science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.
• Must have a willingness and ability to travel internationally approximately 5% of the time to meet the teams in UK and India.
• Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups.

Preferred Qualifications

• Good understanding of the Oracle eCommerce (ATG/Endeca) and Experience manager
• Full stack development experience.
• Experience in cloud based technologies.
• Experience in Apache Camel, Drools, CXF, Hadoop, Spark.



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