Senior Manager I, Systems Engineering - Tech

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 09/24/2019

Job Description

Position Summary...

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. 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.

What you'll do...

Consults with and advises business partners regarding project design and required functionality, researches industry innovations and best practices and integrates them into ERP designs, directs agile teams in the development of systems engineering solutions, advises on development issues when they arise, and drives the implementation of systems solutions.

Understands cloud infrastructure and architecture patterns which support enterprise systems. Identifies opportunities to reduce operating cost by leveraging cloud capabilities. Experienced in implementing and operating enterprise systems in hyper scale cloud environments (Azure, GCP, AWS) preferred.

Operates and maintains budgets with financial discipline to deliver annual operating cost reductions. Accurately forecasts operating costs and monitors risks & opportunities to meet financial plans.

Develops team talent across locations to supports our enterprise digital transformation strategy. Sponsors training and continuous learning to drive innovation. Builds relationships and team morale through recognition, awards, social media, team activities, and personal interaction.

Creates career development plans and succession plans for the team. Mentors team in adopting new ways of working (e.g. Agile, Product Owner mindset). Tracks team’s work using tools to support individual feedback. Provides direct feedback to the team on areas of improvement and regularly meets associates to review their progress.

Measures production incidents and develops plans for improvement. Meets SLAs for incident closure & supports root cause analysis for production issues. Holds teams accountable for root cause identification. Works with controls/audit teams to review findings, executes SOX control investigates deficiencies, and reduces open security vulnerabilities.

Drives strategic solutions for building or enhancing systems, advises internal teams (for example, Technical Operations Center (TOC), Engineering partners) on systems engineering solutions and their impact to business strategies; oversees the analysis of escalated or reoccurring issues to determine the root cause; determines solutions to drive long-term functionality; oversees the implementation of solutions; utilizes new technologies and innovations to drive resolution; and consults with partner teams on systems engineering best practices and solutions.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 6 years systems engineering experience OR Master of Science and 5 years systems engineering experience OR PhD and 2 years systems engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

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