Technical Strategy lead

Technical Strategy lead

What you'll do at

Walmart Technical strategy team charter
Walmart Labs Technical Strategy team is highly diverse team that will drive transformative changes for Walmart. We will explore ideas that simply don’t exist today that will revolutionize how customer’s shop and make our customer’s lives significantly better. These ideas will re-imagine the Walmart shopping experience and create new business/revenue opportunities to materialize from them.
Core responsibilities
We will research technologies that are emerging and assess the applicability to our existing product portfolio and assess viability/right timing to aggressively pursue for Walmart that will expand our technical arsenal to serve our customers in more innovative/creative ways, and outflank our competition.
We will partner with Universities, Startups, incubators, established companies, and the Venture community to explore/mine/and surface both new and accretive ideas that will have immense potential to attract new customers and establish new revenue channels to greatly benefit Walmart.
We will use our deep technical, functional and business expertise combined with analytical rigor to formulate and deliver sound recommendations informed by customers and data, establish business strategies, establish new business models and drive aggressive business development with relevant partners to build for the future.
We will perpetually deliver business insights and strong points of view through a customer and industry focused view to educate our leadership on trends, our competition, and provide narratives on technical landscapes that are emerging.
We provide thought leadership by introducing these innovative ideas that are strategic to a cross-vertical leadership team to gain acceptance/consensus/adoption and assess applicability to both horizontal and product vertical areas. The team is capable of communicating and building presentations/content at all levels of leadership including the Walmart board.
The team will own the end-to-end process to develop ideas though initiatives, plans, and metrics to operationalize the strategy and partner with any internal teams to bring these ideas to life.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science and 6 years' technical program management experience OR 10 years' technical program management experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Extensive experience working in Technology Strategy role for large scale companies, Big 5 consulting firms, etc.

Extensive experience in Retail/eCommerce space.

BS/MS Engineering

MBA preferred

Creative Technologist and outstanding strategist able to formulate strategy narratives, business plans, and assess applicability/integration to existing strategies..

Extensive program/project management skills to drive concept to implementation.

Extensive experience building partnerships/business development/relationship building with Startups, VCs, large scale technology companies/vendors.

Strong/successful experience working with Universities/Academic institutions formulating on-going perpetual engagement and materialized ideas for commercial applicability.

Outstanding written, presentation skills. Capable of presenting and fielding questions at Board level, EVP/SVP level.

Strong business modeling/business planning/revenue modeling skills.


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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