Walmart eCommerce Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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  1. Great company. Walmart eCommerce values their employees and and fosters growth through learning opportunity.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart eCommerce full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun company atmosphere, which fosters growth and collaboration. Pay and benefits are great, and room for growth is ample.

    Free lunch Friday's!

    Cons

    The majority of employees have great backgrounds, but need to be more integrated into Walmart's core values. While Walmart eCommerce is a tech company, tradition should also be valued.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work. Continue to value the associates and respect the foundation and values which Walmart was built.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Excellent

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart eCommerce

    Pros

    Scale of walmart at which they work

    Cons

    Didnt find any cons so far

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 5 people found this helpful

    Smart, driven staff but disconnect with Home Office

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in San Bruno, CA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in San Bruno, CA

    I worked at Walmart eCommerce full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great workplace with lots of perks (work from home, snacks, lunches, fun events)
    incredibly smart people
    ability to move to different positions within company
    lots of collaboration between teams
    enthusiastic support staff that worked very hard to take care of our needs

    Cons

    there was a lot of turnaround with leadership, making teams uncertain about their future. In the two years I worked there, I reported to 3 different supervisors. There is a lot of bureaucracy when dealing with the Home Office in Bentonville, Arkansas. The way that the home office is run is so different (for example, they use antiquated equipment and technology) which made it almost impossible to get approval for the technology that we needed. It would take a long time to get ANYTHING approved, forcing us to hack workarounds for most issues that we faced. My team was eventually cut and we had to be split up and move into different teams within the company. Many of us were recruited from other jobs with a lot of promises, but we ended up feeling like we had gotten the bait and switch.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transparency within the company would have made me feel more secure with my job. Every 6 months or so, I wondered if I would have to switch teams or even be employed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. Smart people, good culture, great place to work

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    Former Contractor - Software Architect in San Bruno, CA
    Former Contractor - Software Architect in San Bruno, CA

    I worked at Walmart eCommerce as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    You get to see your work used at incredible scale.

    Cons

    There is a lot of red tape around change control and other engineering process that takes some getting used to if you've worked at smaller companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep hiring great people and making sure that they credit for their work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 6 people found this helpful

    Feels like falling off a rollercoaster...

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    Former Employee - QA Engineer in San Bruno, CA
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in San Bruno, CA

    I worked at Walmart eCommerce full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Good pay if you negotitate well.
     - Some of the people are good but are driven by upper management in the wrong direction
     - Trying to use the latest tech,

    Cons

    - Horrible work life balance
     - Nobody cares about you or your career.
     - Lot of poitics.
    - No vision or end goal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Dont just think about changing the whole thing at once.
     - Respect lower level engineers and reward them instead of hiring outside and giving them insane packages.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Best company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart eCommerce full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, friendly associate family

    Cons

    Hours during holidays, inventory, notes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Fulfillment Associate

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    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in San Bruno, CA
    Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate in San Bruno, CA

    I worked at Walmart eCommerce full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, free snacks, friendly people.

    Cons

    A bit disorganized and learning things are difficult because of this

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation is very low.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Check your ego at the door

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Bruno, CA

    I have been working at Walmart eCommerce full-time

    Pros

    Working in this group has been a breath of fresh air. Check your ego at the door because this team is a meritocracy. Leaders can see through someone without substance. There are the normal politics but for the most part, this place rewards performance and stands by its team members. I honestly do feel like my manager has fully supported me and my career aspirations here in this team. The folks are pretty cool too - people you would actually want to grab drinks with after work. Great work/life balance too. The place is a ghost town by 6pm.

    Cons

    Management has a distorted understanding of how much effort projects take. While feedback is welcomed, change is also slow to take place. Additionally, benefits have been the worst of any job I've had in my life. Sometimes I question why I bother paying insurance because everything seems to be out of pocket.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A recent job analysis project was initiated in March but the results (title changes and raises) finally take effect in October. There were many delays that caused this project to span 8 months but not on any part of the team members. As a result, the raises should have been made effective much sooner or retroactive (when the job analysis project was initiated) but that is not something mgmt will do and it's wrong. There is no consequence for delay - only benefit to the company's bottom line.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful

    awesome

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    Current Contractor - Technical Recruiter in San Bruno, CA
    Current Contractor - Technical Recruiter in San Bruno, CA

    I have been working at Walmart eCommerce as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    great environment, work life balance

    Cons

    improved processes and systems. leadership

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    Java Engineer

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    Former Employee - Java Engineer in San Bruno, CA
    Former Employee - Java Engineer in San Bruno, CA

    I worked at Walmart eCommerce full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Well funded from home office in Arkansas

    Cons

    Not results oriented; failure is an option

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Enable top performers to succeed

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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