Senior Technical Program Manager

Senior Technical Program Manager

What you'll do at

Movement. That’s the secret to Walmart’s supply chain. We move products to 200 million customers through more than 11,000 stores. And, as our customers move to digital, we’re moving with them. We are an agile and dynamic business and our products and initiatives are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to provide the best retail experience for our customers - be it online or in stores. A line of code can change the way the world shops. Join our team of technologists and be on the forefront of a smarter future - put your career on the move with us. Based in Sunnyvale, we are a division of Walmart Labs that is pushing the boundaries for the entire company that will impact millions of customers' daily lives. If enhancing real-world experiences with technology is your passion, keep on reading!

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager, who will work with our cross-functional team in Supply Chain Technology, and cross-functional teams across Walmart Labs, to enable us to more efficiently execute on initiatives that are business critical.

Responsibilities
You will be the owner and driver of complex, multi-disciplinary and multi-product technology projects using your techno-functional expertise.
You will be responsible to ensure planning through deep discovery, scope and feature set of programs, understand and articulate detailed requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders.
You're equally at home explaining your team's analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.
You proactively and effectively communicate program statuses, identify potential risks and setbacks, and develop mitigation strategies
You are constantly striving to develop best practices in a changing and dynamic environment to ensure on time delivery. Ensuring program documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review
You actively drive and contribute to resource planning to ensure program success and drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions

Minimum Qualifications

BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, related fields or equivalent practical experience.
Cross-functional Program Management experience working among several groups such as: design, product management, engineering, and business stakeholders.
Ability to understand technical subjects and emerging technologies, and their relevance to the marketplace.
Experience working with technical teams. Interest and ability to learn other technical areas as needed.
Problem-solving and organizational experience across multiple teams.

Preferred Qualifications

We look for technical program managers who have a strong technical foundation and are natural motivators, cross-functional relationship builders, and champions for driving the right level of process to ensure smooth and predictable program execution in a fast-paced innovative environment.
Ability to manage complex business problems in terms of people, processes, and technology to enable teams and deliver best-in-class products.
Able to exercise technical judgment to keep goals for programs, projects, and products realistic and attainable within a given timeline.
Strong communication skills that is succinct and tailored to stakeholders, team members and executives alike.

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.

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