Job Vacancy Senior Manager I, Software Engineering (Intl. Emerging Tech) Walmart

Job title: Senior Manager I, Software Engineering (Intl. Emerging Tech)

Company: Walmart

Job description: Position Summary…

What you’ll do…

Envision, explore, and create the future that the world needs! With the backing of the largest retailer in the world and a small squad of engineers, you will track and investigate the latest technology trends, dreaming up ways to improve the lives of millions.

You will use your foresight, ability to envision the future, knowledge of front and backend systems, prototyping, and services to support and guide your squad’s development efforts. Your ability to break down and convey complicated topics easily while gaining buy-in from partners will ensure your success. You are comfortable leveraging and leading where appropriate to set the path for your team.

We want you to introduce customers around the world to breathtaking new technologies and oversee the work that goes into making everything from computer vision, to robotics, the metaverse, and more a reality.

No one is better positioned to serve customers in new and exciting ways than Walmart. Your passion to remove barriers and facilitate massive change will further our unmatched commitment to building best-in-class commerce capabilities in online, retail, and mobile to drive change in 11,000+ stores and clubs around the world for customers in 23 markets.

What you will do

As a senior member of the International Emerging Technology team, you will lead the Bentonville-based engineering team with a mission to deploy the latest technology in-market. You will oversee the evaluation, integration, and performance of proof of concepts abroad. You will partner with the product and research components of your squad to ensure that your solutions attack the core problem and offer the most value to the end user.

Work with startups from around the world, develop new technologies, and test how each stacks up against the real-world challenges of associate and consumer use. The solutions may involve robotics, machine learning, computer vision, IoT, prototype manufacturing, web and mobile apps, and the connection of their supporting services and systems.

Guide the development and patenting of internal prototypes, of a variety of technologies.

Define the vision and strategies using your domain expertise.

Analyze third party solutions and their components to understand their services, security vulnerabilities, and areas of improvement.

Evaluate technical feasibility as well as create timelines and milestones that guide your engineers toward the goal.

Ensure technical accuracy of contracts alongside the product owner and partners.

Develop code to support the squad’s efforts as well as perform code reviews when necessary.

Help to design the solution architecture of network and system-based solutions.

Oversee the security reviews of internal and external solutions so that the internal policies of Walmart are upheld.

Ensure the adherence to engineering best practices when designing, deploying, and maintaining solutions in-market.

Establish relationships with market partners.

Look for development opportunities for your squad of engineers and encourage their continued growth.

Monitor the performance of your team over time and look for areas of improvement.

Monitor and research current and upcoming trends in technologies.

Build team culture in Bentonville that fosters positivity, and intelligent risk-taking. One that attracts and retains top talent.

Who you are

You have a spark for emerging technologies and trends.

A technical mindset with great attention to detail.

You understand how to use modern development methodologies.

Data driven and analytical in evaluating opportunities and paths.

A tactical and strategic thinker.

You have a strong sense of community and connection with others.

The Team

Our team serves over 23 different international markets including Canada, Mexico, and Central America. We are tasked with bringing them future-forward solutions that answer the question, “What should the world be like in the next five to ten years?”.

As we work internationally, we may require short periods of unusual call times.

Our team is a positive and flexible team who operates well under pressure, supporting each other to reach our goals.

Our team is comprised of software, mechanical, and electrical engineers with interests in a variety of areas. We also have user experience researchers, project managers, and product owners.

The Company and Culture

Walmart is a company devoted to the wellbeing of its customers and associates. The company prioritizes equity, education, health, and empowerment, while maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion.


Travel may be required, to the United States or Internationally.

Hard Skills


Demonstrated 4+ years leadership/management experience

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field. Equivalent experience will be considered.

Minimum 8+ years software development and test experience

Experience in one of the following fields

Front-end development

Back-end development

Distributed systems

Experience in several of the following

HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Angular, React,

Spring, Springboot

Java, PHP, Python

Redis, MongoDB


Docker, Kubernetes

C/C++ on Windows

Experience in one of the following platforms



Experience with a variety of operating systems


Experience in a startup or innovation/emerging technology team

Experience in a variety of engineering fields and duties

Enterprise design and development experience

Professional Software or Solution Architecture experience

Experience with microcontrollers or other resource-constrained device

Experience with physical computing

Experience with artificial intelligence, internet of things, deep learning, or extended realities

We use the following tools



Confluence Wiki




Soft Skills

Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders, leadership, partners, and startups – Written and verbal.

Ability to remain calm under pressure.

Ability to creatively offer solutions to technical problems and “dream” about the future state of the world through technology.

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… 805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off – to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can’t work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see .

Expected salary:

Location: Bentonville, AR

Job date: Sat, 16 Jul 2022 01:40:48 GMT

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