Walmart-Senior Director I, Software Engineering- Application Foundation

Seattle, WA, United States

About the job:

Delivers high quality products by developing and executing strategies for quality assurance, including mitigation plans to ensure quality; leveraging
experience, insight, competitive analysis, and data to determine how to best exceed customer and member needs; sponsoring, developing, and
influencing continuous improvement initiatives; eliminating non-value-added work; and measuring and monitoring milestones for quality.
Develops technical strategies for eCommerce applications and systems by promoting an understanding of the technology and business roadmap;
predicting, evaluating, and integrating new complexities, challenges, and responsibilities; sponsoring programs and initiatives to improve
organizational adaptability and continuous learning capabilities; analyzing competitive trends and patterns; influencing business and product
roadmaps; evaluating short- and long-term implications of decisions; and communicating strategies, change initiatives, and competitive information in
clear and compelling ways.
Ensures the successful execution of engineering projects by developing and implementing plans to ensure others have the information, training,
resources, and implementation time to succeed; removing barriers to delivering customer/member value, service, and support; reviewing project
progress against timelines; developing and upgrading work assignments and processes to accomplish goals across functions, organizations, and
geographies; and building commitment and support for initiatives using logical, convincing justifications, including lessons learned.
Drives continuous process improvement and innovation by identifying inefficiencies in current processes; improving agility of the team; and adopting
industry trends for innovation.
Delivers new products and manages one or more existing applications with minimum customer impact due to sales loss by ensuring that high quality
standards are met throughout the delivery process; presenting and publishing analysis results; and developing plans and procedures to prevent future
sales loss.
Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing
business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting
resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement
opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.
Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting,
selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and
existing talent.
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all
programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading
key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate
business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications…

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 7 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 9 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
4 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications…

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years’ experience in software engineering