Product Manager – Entertainment and Enthusiast

Walmart Stores SAN BRUNO, CA

About the Job

Position Description

The ideal candidate is customer-centric, sensitive to design, fluent in analytics and the business model, actively communicates both up and down the org, and is results-oriented with a strong bias for action. This individual is an evangelist for the needs of both the customer and the business, and has a deep understanding of the customers’ job to be done. She/he is an excellent communicator and builds strong cross-functional relationships, internally and externally. This individual will be skilled in working across departments to collaborate with Business Managers, User Experience, Application Architects, Engineering, Program Managers, QA, and Operations teams.

The Product Manager role will include:

Establish a Product roadmap for Walmart’s Entertainment and Enthusiast categories, and lead a team to execute against the roadmap.
Being a driving force with Engineering, UX and Analytics for scalable, well-crafted, end-to-end customer experiences, including running day-to-day standups and weekly sprint planning
Partnering with the retail GMs to develop and champion a product strategy to support annual goals.
Presenting and clearly articulating product strategy to company leadership.
Conducting competitive research to understand market dynamics and opportunities.
Partnering with Engineering and Analytics to execute with both confidence and speed.
Define, track and iterate on key product goals.

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Product Management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Develops and champions a product vision, strategy, and roadmap for a specific product within a product area in support of corporate goals and objectives
  • Drives the product discovery process
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Supports product implementation and deployment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field and 5 years experience in product management, business consulting, or related field.

    Additional Preferred Qualifications

    Experience using JIRA or other project management tools
    Experience creating wireframes and mockups using Sketch, Balsamiq etc.

    Company Summary

    The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better.  With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

    Position Summary

    eCommerce is fueling the growth of Walmart and our goal is to create a premiere Product Management organization who will lead this company into the future. To that end, the Customer Experience team at Walmart Labs is looking for a Product Manager to partner with Retail’s senior management to create vertical specialist experiences for Entertainment and Enthusiast categories.

    This role will establish roadmaps for some of the fastest growing parts of the business, and so will enjoy the full support of senior leadership. A successful candidate requires deep knowledge of the product management process, has previous experience crafting end-to-end experiences for the customer journey, and clearly demonstrates a strong passion for helping both Walmart and the customer succeed.