Staff Technical Program Manager

Staff Technical Program Manager

What you'll do at

The TPM has day-to-day responsibility for managing 4-5 projects of moderate to high complexity to completion. These projects are usually of a high impact and high visibility nature and require strong stakeholder management skills. S/he will lead the activities of multiple cross-functional teams to complete projects in support of Global eCommerce’s business strategy and objectives. The Project Manager may lead programs when needed (group of projects within a business initiative).

• Ensures project manager development and continued successful performance
• Develops project management practices
• Manages geographically distributed teams and third-party vendors
• Manages multiple medium complexity or leads a large highly complex Global eCommerce projects
• Work closely with the software development team on delivering high-quality solutions, and provide guidance regarding architecture, design, and priorities.
• Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Project Management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Sciences, or related field and 10 years experience in full life cycle project or program management , 5+ years experience in technical leadership.
• Strong understanding of software development process with an appreciation for maintaining a high quality bar.
• Experience using multiple development approaches (Agile, Kanban ideal).
• Excellent written, verbal presentation and organizational skills, ability to interface with all levels within the organization.
• Comfortable presenting to and persuading at the Director and Vice President level.
• Comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and growing environment.
• Proven track record of taking ownership and of delivering results in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
• eCommerce and retail experience strongly preferred.
• 5 years experience developing software with Agile methodology.
• 3 years of experience as engineering manager or architect
• Agile tools (JIRA, Rally etc)
• Ability to technically understand complex software architecture/solutions.

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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