Project Manager

Project Manager

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Product Management - Technology
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1247223BR

What you'll do at

As the lead Project Manager on the innovation team, you will work on strategic initiatives with senior and executive leaders from our product, engineering, operations and marketing organizations to ensure new products are delivered to market on time, at a high quality and in full alignment with our strategy and plan. You will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to launch new products and work on end-to-end consumer experiences at scale, leading the product and technical execution and guiding the teams towards successful delivery.


Responsibilities

• Develop program/project/release plans and timelines (usually involving multiple tracks), track execution progress and drive resolution to possible scope/time trade-offs
• Manage portfolio of projects through their lifecycle phases to successful completion
• Oversee geographically distributed teams and work closely with various stakeholders from Product, Design, Engineering, QA, Devops, Security, Marketing, Operations and other groups.
• Address program bottlenecks, provides alternative resolutions and mitigation strategies with win/win outcomes
• Establish and maintain clear chains of accountability for program team
• Conduct training and outreach to internal and external stakeholders
• Communicate with and present in front of senior stakeholders across the organization. Excellent communications skills are a must.
• Manage resource allocation, budget objectives and monitor actuals vs. plan.

Minimum Qualifications

• B.S. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/related field OR at least 3 years of prior experience in technology focused roles.
• At least 4 years of project and/or program management experience in a tech company
• At least 3 years of direct experience with agile methodologies (Scrum) and some experience as a Scrum master
• Strong analytical skills and experience with BI and reporting systems
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Proven track record of end-to-end project execution, with direct leadership, accountability and ownership
• Ability to drive multiple programs and collaborate effectively with external and internal partners
• Problem-solving mentality, customer centric approach, can-do attitude
• Highly organized, detail oriented and a strong bias for action
• Travel: as needed. Estimated at 15%.

Preferred Qualifications

• PMP or similar certifications
• MBA
• Tech startup experience
• Consumer facing applications
• Mobile app delivery
• Fluent in Spanish or additional languages
• Experience working on Omni-channel projects

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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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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