Staff Technical Program Manager (Carlsbad location)

Staff Technical Program Manager (Carlsbad location)

What you'll do at

We are seeking a Technical Program Manager to help lead our data platform teams located in Carlsbad. Our data platform teams build the persistent storage solutions that drive e-commerce for the world’s largest retailer. The Senior Technical Program Manager is the scrum master who will coach teams to succeed at delivering high performing, quality software that solves complex, high-scale business problems.

Responsibilities include:
• Coaches teams to become high performing Agile teams through driving adoption of Agile, Scrum, XP, and software development best practices.
• Drive continuous improvement throughout the organization
• Identify and remove blockers to team success
• Work with product owners, tech leads, and management to coordinate planning across teams
• Develop and monitor Agile metrics to identify value delivered and team improvement
• Tracking overall project status
• Lead Scrum ceremonies including daily standups, sprint reviews, retrospective, and planning meetings
• Interacts with Walmart application development teams, product owners, leaders, and executive sponsors for team communications and escalations.
• Facilitates geographically distributed teams across global time zones.
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, value and standards of ethics and integrity.

Minimum Qualifications

• 3+ years of successful project delivery in an Agile / Scrum environment
• Experience training team members in Agile and Scrum
• Experience in Scrum and Kanban as well as other Agile methodologies
• Excellent meeting facilitation and communications skills
• Comfortable in a fast paced, growing environment
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Devops and Lean
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
• Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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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