Senior Manager I, Software Engineering

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team

Traffic Foundation is responsible for the network functions that make Walmart’s digital properties possible at scale. We handle L4 and L7 Load Balancing, Application Firewall, and Service Mesh for Walmart’s websites and services.

The F5 team within Traffic Foundation is directly responsible for managing all aspects of the F5 Big-IP platform within Walmart.

What You Will Do
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wireframes); writing and developing code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with the project team and cross-functional teams; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; 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 other small groups of six to ten 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.
  • Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities; addressing high-priority initiatives (for example a business strategy, technical feasibility, implementation alternatives); identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading cross-functional partnership.
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with 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.
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment by analyzing industry best practices; benchmarking industry against internal
  • processes and solutions; researching or influencing future industry solutions for fit with internal needs; and defining software development guidelines, standards and processes.
  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.


You’ll sweep us off our feet if you're..

  • Comfortable influencing others, leading team, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly
  • A problem solver and like digging in
  • Someone that has a test and learn mentality, and an agile way of working to improve your team’s products
  • Excited about solving complex challenges
  • Customer-centric in spirit and execution
  • Have exposure working with cloud technologies
  • Experience leading teams and implementing technology globally


You’ll Make An Impact By

  • Building and leading teams: Set and manage globally distributed engineering teams
  • Providing cross-functional leadership: Working cross-functionally with product, engineering, program, and business teams to deliver omni-solutions across the globe
  • Developing and executing plans: Drive the execution of multiple business plans and tech initiatives. Effectively communicate execution, capacity, resource plans, and priorities
  • Building strategic relationships: Partner with peer teams to help design omni-presence solution across stores and online
  • Operating with excellence – Set an example in managing code quality via reviews, coverage, automation our platform. Contribute to technology backlog based on reviews.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science and 6 - 10 years' experience in software engineering OR Master of Science and 3 years' experience in software engineering
  • Experience managing both software development engineers and network engineers
  • Substantial experience managing inside of a large, multi-stakeholder organization. Experience in multi-stakeholder environments.
  • Substantial experience with managing the F5 Big-IP platform and the automation of it.

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 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.

Who WeAre?

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.careers.walmart.com

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 4 years’ experience in software engineering or related field OR 6 years’ experience in software
engineering or related field.
1 year’s 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 3 years' experience in software engineering

Primary Location...

1525 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, United States of America

Seattle, WA, United States

8261_R-620372