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Senior Manager, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Manager, Software Engineering to join our team and take charge of our Tax Data Hub. As the Senior Manager, you will play a pivotal role in centralizing all tax data into a single repository, enabling our tax business users to easily access and utilize this valuable information.

By streamlining tax filings and tax audits, your work will contribute to significant savings for Walmart through the substantiation of a lower tax liability. Your responsibilities will include running the monthly Tax Compliance process, which ensures the reconciliation of all tax data as part of the month-end close process. Additionally, you will lead a team of 8-10 talented associates, fostering their growth and development.

Collaboration will be key in this role, as you will work closely with our global team based in India, who support the Tax Data Hub application. You will actively work on synergies between the Data and Application teams, ensuring seamless integration and maximizing the overall efficiency of our tax processes.

Furthermore, your expertise will extend beyond the Tax Data Hub as you become a fundamental supporter of our broader tax application space. This space is responsible for tax assignment on every item and transaction, and your guidance and leadership will be vital in driving success.

This position offers a unique opportunity to make a real impact within Walmart's tax operations. If you are passionate about driving innovation, optimizing processes, and working collaboratively with a global team, we invite you to apply for this inspiring Senior Manager, Software Engineering role. Join us in revolutionizing the way Walmart approaches tax management and make a difference in the financial success of our organization.

  • Your main focus will be on attracting, growing, and retaining talented associates who will contribute to the success of our team.
  • You will actively participate in the recruitment and selection process, identifying top-notch professionals who possess the necessary skills and passion for engineering excellence.
  • Once the team is in place, you will nurture their growth and development by providing mentorship, guidance, and opportunities for learning. Your goal will be to create an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement. By fostering a culture of engineering excellence, you will empower your team to deliver high-quality solutions that meet the evolving needs of our tax business.
  • You will be responsible for designing and building a highly stable, resilient, and evolutionary architecture for the Tax Data Hub. This architecture should be capable of standing the test of time, ensuring the availability of tax data, and responding quickly and effectively to any issues that may arise.
  • You will work closely with our tax business partners, building solid relationships and ensuring that we are aligned in our goals and priorities. By understanding their needs and challenges, you will be able to guide your team in delivering solutions that truly address their requirements. Your partnership with the tax business partners will be critical in shaping the direction of the Tax Data Hub and ensuring that we are working on the right things.

About the Team: Finance Technology
Finance Technology is responsible for all Financial applications supporting Walmart globally. This includes but is not limited to applications that close the books, pay suppliers, and report our financials both internally and externally.

What you'll bring:

  • A combination of technical prowess and soft skills that make you well-suited for the role.
  • Expertise in Python and PySpark, which are essential for data processing and analysis. This proficiency enables you to efficiently handle and manipulate large datasets. Additionally, your experience with Google Cloud Platform indicates your familiarity with cloud-based infrastructure and services, providing a solid foundation for working with big data.
  • Your involvement in architecture and building event-driven big data systems demonstrates your ability to design and develop efficient and scalable data processing pipelines. This experience suggests that you are capable of creating systems that can effectively handle real-time data streams and derive valuable insights from them.
  • On the soft skills front, you excel in executive presentations, allowing you to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. This skill is crucial in bridging the gap between technical teams and decision-makers, ensuring a clear understanding of project goals and progress.
  • Moreover, your ability to be a storyteller indicates your aptitude for crafting narratives that convey the mission and vision of a project, which can inspire and motivate your colleagues. This skill is particularly valuable in fostering collaboration and aligning team members towards a shared goal.
  • Your entrepreneurial mindset reflects your willingness to take calculated risks and explore innovative solutions. By thinking outside the box, you bring fresh perspectives to problem-solving, enabling you to come up with creative and effective solutions to complex challenges.

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, or related area and 5 years’ experience in software engineering or related area. Option 2: 7 years’ experience in software engineering or related area.
2 years’ 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 4 years' experience in software engineering or related field

Primary Location...

805 Se Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America