Staff Technical Program Manager

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


There are very few places, if any, where you can bridge physical and digital experiences for hundreds of millions of users. Here in the Digital Acceleration team at Walmart Labs, we build the tools that bring the shopping experience in our stores to par with (or even better than) the experience of shopping online. Yes, finding a pair of shoe laces at a large super-center can be challenging or checkout at a cashier might take a while. But, these are all opportunities that can be addressed with cool technology solutions, often involving mobile apps. That is our focus in the Digital Acceleration team. Our work impacts customers' daily lives. If enhancing real-world experiences with technology is your passion, keep on reading!
We are obsessed about our customers and technology products that make their life easier when in a store. We expect our fellow teammates to be involved in all parts of the product development from product requirements and design to implementation and support.


The Staff Technical Project Manager has day-to-day responsibility for managing multiple complex software development programs and projects to completion. You will coordinate and lead the activities of multiple cross-functional scrum teams to complete projects in support of Walmart omnichannel business strategy and objectives.


• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Program and 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 and promotes Program and Project Management best practices
• Builds roadmaps and leads the development of complex eCommerce programs and projects
• Manages delivery for 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 5 years experience in program management, project management, office management, or related field OR 7 years’ experience in program management, project management, office management, or related field
- Ability to manage multiple medium to high complexity projects in an agile environment
- Ability to manage complex programs involving cross-functional teams and multiple external dependencies in an agile environment
- Ability to understand complex technical architectures and solutions
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to constantly move or push towards a goal
- Comfortable in a fast paced, growing environment
- Thrives with ambiguity
- Comfortable presenting to and persuading at the Director and Vice President level

Additional Preferred Qualifications


- Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
- Knowledge of large scale Program Management
- Experience with mobile app development lifecycle
- Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, project mgmt tools, 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


There are very few places, if any, where you can bridge physical and digital experiences for hundreds of millions of users. Here in the Digital Acceleration team at Walmart Labs, we build the tools that bring the shopping experience in our stores to par with (or even better than) the experience of shopping online. Yes, finding a pair of shoe laces at a large super-center can be challenging or checkout at a cashier might take a while. But, these are all opportunities that can be addressed with cool technology solutions, often involving mobile apps. That is our focus in the Digital Acceleration team. Our work impacts customers' daily lives. If enhancing real-world experiences with technology is your passion, keep on reading!
We are obsessed about our customers and technology products that make their life easier when in a store. We expect our fellow teammates to be involved in all parts of the product development from product requirements and design to implementation and support.


The Staff Technical Project Manager has day-to-day responsibility for managing multiple complex software development programs and projects to completion. You will coordinate and lead the activities of multiple cross-functional scrum teams to complete projects in support of Walmart omnichannel business strategy and objectives.


• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Program and 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 and promotes Program and Project Management best practices
• Builds roadmaps and leads the development of complex eCommerce programs and projects
• Manages delivery for 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