Sr. Director, Engineering (Global RunOps)


Would you like to see the impact of your work on the real world? Is hands-on world class engineering and problem-solving part of your passion? Welcome to WBA Tech.

We are a team of technologists, under our visionary CEO Rosalind Brewer, working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, affordable, easier to use, efficient, and patient-focused. Through the user of technology, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the center of everything we do. You will be part of a team that will build the future of a healthcare platform that connects customers with doctors offices, hospitals, care centers, pharmacies, insurers and payors. Working for WBA Tech is rewarding because your efforts will make a true difference to customers and patients across the communities we serve in the U.S.

You will be involved in algorithm design, data structure at petabyte scale, imaging and speech processing, artificial intelligence and robotics, infrastructure and network designs at a massive scale.

We look for leaders and individual contributors in front end designers, backend Java programmers, Linux engineers, network engineers, software and algorithm designers (remember the big O notation?), AI implementers, image processing engineers, database designers (SQL and NoSQL), messaging engineers and security engineers with knowledge at protocol level.

WBA is #18 on the Fortune 500 list and our company purpose is more joyful lives through better health.

Job Summary
Directs and controls the activities of multiple units and or a large unit of engineers accountable for providing desired functionality to assigned content, products and or services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Directs and controls the activities of multiple units and or a large unit of engineers accountable for providing desired functionality to assigned content, products and or services.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of units needs and deploys sufficient resources to meet agreed upon objectives, schedules and budgets at the highest level of quality and service.
  • Develops operational policies to ensure competitive advantage in requirements gathering, design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of application solutions.
  • Recommends or sets engineering performance and service standards and develops and oversees the implementation of operating plans to achieve those standards.
  • Sets financial, operational and quality objectives for the team and develops master operational plans. Plans, develops and manages departmental expense and capital budgets.
  • Develops short and long range product and service strategies and plans. Oversees the execution of operating plans for specified area of responsibility.
  • Performs as an idea generator, working with others as a thought leader and subject matter expert to help brainstorm new processes and solutions. Shares highly complex information related to areas of expertise. Interacts with senior management to keep abreast of objectives. Transfers knowledge and collaborates across functional lines and or across departments. Interacts with direct reports and peers in management or customers or vendors to interpret information and improve cross functional processes and programs. Builds and enhances key internal and external contacts.
  • Develops employees through on boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes, builds and maintains employee morale and motivation, ensures the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies, fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace.

About Walgreens and WBA
Walgreens ( is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. WBA s purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation s medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in communities nationwide.”

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and at least 8 years of experience Engineering or similar OR High School/GED and at least 11 years of experience in Engineering or similar
  • Experience leading an Engineering Team
  • Experience leading engineering teams and setting direction.
  • Experience working with business and technical leadership.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community and with vendors.
  • Experience interacting at the executive level.
  • At least 5 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
  • At least 5 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and or cross functional team leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing cloud native or mobile native engineering teams
  • Experience leading agile delivery teams and implementing continuous improvements

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An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans


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