Senior Technical Project Manager

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Program or Project Management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Interacts with key Business Stakeholders, Engineering/Product Leaders, and Executive sponsors
• Develops Project Management best practices
• Builds roadmaps and leads the development of complex eCommerce projects and programs
• Manages geographically distributed teams, off-shore development teams and third-party vendors
• 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

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field and 3 years experience in project management, office management, or related field OR 5 years’ experience in project management, office management, or related field
- Proven track record of leading top priority programs with a high level of complexity
- History of fostering strong cross-functional relationships between engineering, product, and business stakeholders
- Comfortable presenting to Senior Executives; excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
- Ability to contribute to high level architectural discussions and drive complex problems to closure

Additional Preferred Qualifications


• Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

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


Search processes billions of queries for millions of products on Walmart sites and apps worldwide. Whenever a user types in a query or browses through product categories on the web site, phone or the iPad, our service goes to work. We mine structured and semi-structured data from product catalogs, social web, transactions, query logs, etc. at an unprecedented scale. We work on big data problems, cutting edge relevance algorithms from information retrieval, machine learning, and ranking to deliver a high-availability, low-latency service, which directly impacts business metrics.