at Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
Duties: Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; directing and reviewing design artifacts (for example, proof of concepts, prototypes); writing and developing code; overseeing software design; reviewing unit test cases; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; directing project team and cross functional teams; enhancing design to prevent reoccurrences of defects; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team. Leads the work of cross-functional groups of ten to twenty engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short and long term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes. Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); directing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; directing root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and reviewing and approving online documentation. Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities and drive resolution; partnering with business to define priorities; identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading cross-functional partnership. Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high level design by partnering with the Product Management, Web Operations, Project Management, Business and User Experience teams; obtaining cross-function approvals; driving proof-of-concept; and implementing prototypes to validate ideas. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 3 years of experience in software engineering or related experience; OR Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 6 years of experience in software engineering or related experience; OR PhD degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field.
Skills Required: Must have experience with: Leading and managing teams; Translating business needs to new technology opportunities while driving technology innovation and solutions to enterprise scale; Cloud technologies and designing solutions deployed to Azure or equivalent cloud Technologies and distributed systems like Kafka and Kinesis; Designing and developing applications in Java, Python, Spring Boot/Django or equivalent frameworks and database systems like SQL, mysql, Cosmos, Mongodb etc; Acting as a leader with the ability to solve problems, remove roadblocks, and drive the team forward; Industry best practices for code quality, architecture, accessibility, and usability; Comparing different frameworks and tools and suggesting the best option given the client requirements; Building and retaining high-performance teams and leading global software engineering teams; and Providing Technical Leadership and reviewing design. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.
To apply for this position: Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference the following Job ID number: R-852231