Senior Director - Technical Architecture

Position Description
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics
Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals
Develops strategies and tactics for the Walmart Technology management team
Ensures Company maintains best-in-class hardware and software products and pricing
Ensures business and technology solutions are aligned, secure, and compliant with corporate strategies
Ensures financial sustainability
Oversees the management of and relationship with contractors and suppliers
Provides overall direction
Supports senior leadership
Skills and Responsibilities You'll Have:
Leading a dynamic and highly technical Enterprise Architecture team to enable agile application development teams to work quickly and efficiently.
Ability to lead an enterprise architecture function, as well as the ability to adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the retail business and technology. Responsible for leading teams focused on:
Creating reference implementations that accelerates developers and become defacto standards.
designing large scale distributed systems
developing prototypes
working with cloud-based technologies
Designs and Implements Integration across multiple technology platforms
Creates, drives and ensures execution of Technical Architecture
Extensive experience with multiple Programming Languages, tools, technologies, frameworks & methodologies
Constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest technical, retain industry news and developments.
Exceptional presentation, communication, and negotiation skills.
Extensive experience negotiating business decisions.
Minimum Qualifications
6 years of supervisory experience.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 10 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 18 years OR 12 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 18 years OR Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 8 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 18 years.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
7 years experience leading technical or architecture functions
7 years experience supervising teams in both direct reporting and matrix structures. -7 years of budget management experience (for example, procurement of services, hardware, cost center P&L management).
Employment Type:
Full Time
Position Type:
Salary
Shift:
Company Summary
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.
Req ID:
686665BR

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