Director, Product Management - Data Infrastructure

Director, Product Management - Data Infrastructure

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Product Management - Technology
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1118656BR

What you'll do at

What you'll do
The Walmart Global eCommerce team is responsible for building and enhancing the next generation global eCommerce capabilities for our rapidly expanding customer base. This role will own the vision and execution for streamlining the processing and reporting infrastructure for one of the largest consumer data sets in the world.

As Director of Product Management -- Data Infrastructure, you will define the strategy around a broad range of high volume data solutions including Walmart’s identity graph, cross-device event collection and product catalog (among several other platform solutions). The growth, scale and opportunity are significant and are foundational to creating the best experiences for our customers.

Ultimately, we strive to collect interactivity data from every customer touchpoint and use this to enhance the next experience. Your responsibility will be to prioritize among the many opportunities available to enhance the infrastructure to deliver these solutions at scale.

We are a high-performance team looking for others who will challenge us to become even better. Come join an organization where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute significant impact by solving problems at a scale available to only a few entities in the world. At Walmart eCommerce, the products you create are only bound by the scope of your imagination.

Responsibilities
●Nexus of communication and planning between marketers, data scientists and engineers. Ability to lead each of these audiences with confidence and authority.
●Drive prioritization, strategy and vision for a wide array of data infrastructure efforts.
●Equal ability to understand and influence business priorities as well as technical architecture.
●Drive buy vs. build decisions relative to customer data solutions (identity, event collection, etc.).
●Ability to prioritize competing data initiatives and communicate with precision.
●Work with rock star data science and data engineering teams in a fast paced, agile development process.
●Lead, drive consensus and deliver in a matrixed organization with multiple stakeholders.
●Unlock data access for a variety of technical and non-technical teams.

Minimum Qualifications

●Ability to drive teams toward a shared vision with velocity, and possess an indomitable bias toward action in the face of ambiguity.
●Bold. High tolerance for risk; low fear of failure.
●Experience with high-volume data infrastructure (ETL, pipelines, storage, access) in environment with internet scale.
●Able to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
●Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners.
●Ability to quickly establish credibility with software engineers and architects (C.S. degree or equivalent experience).
●Excellent communication skills. Ability to cater messages to audience including all levels of the organization (from executives to software engineers at implementation level).
●Comfortable defining and owning the accountability related to a portfolio of work which contains both incremental gains and game-changing big bets.
●Experience driving large cross-organizational projects with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
●Understanding the data underpinnings of what it takes to personalize experiences on the web (cookies, tying outbound marketing to adaptive experiences, tracking user state, etc.).
●Business curiosity possibly expressed via an MBA.

Preferred Qualifications

●Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience.
●Hands on work as a data engineer.
●Experience with eCommerce, AdTech or marketing technology is a big bonus.

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US 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 merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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