Analyst, Incubation & Innovation

Analyst, Incubation & Innovation

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Marketing and Customer Insights
  • Job Function Creative and Design
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 797208BR

What you'll do at

Market Research
• Develop deep subject matter expertise on the market landscape for our key ‘big bets’ –new businesses, technologies, etc.
• Get to know target companies, industry leaders, and SMEs

Business Plan Development
• Partner with Portfolio company CEOs to develop business plans, financial plans, and board materials
• Conduct key analysis for the Incubation group
• Often leverage ‘messy’ data, and summarize key insights—always with a focus on the 80/20

Industry Networking
• Attend tech, start-up, and innovation industry events
• ‘In the know’ with tech & start-up news and happenings

M&A Diligence
• Partner with Walmart’s corporate M&A team regarding diligence for potential Incubation acquisitions

• Willing to be available on evenings and weekends as needed
• Travel required
• Willing and energized to do anything and everything needed to get the job done and crush it!

Key Traits associated with the Incubation and Innovation team are:
• Ex-entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial spirit
• Passion for ecommerce and building things from scratch
• Analytical
• Team player
• Low maintenance & fun to be around
• Ability to be strategic, with the appreciation for the 100 tiny customer touchpoints
• Excellent, often scrappy, problem-solving skills

Minimum Qualifications

• 2-5 years of work experience
• Excel genius
• Communication and relationship-building skills, as this role requires cross-functional collaboration
• The desire to be both creative and technically-minded (interest in both design and analysis/metrics)
• Excellent presentation skills, with a high attention to detail
• Flexibility and comfort in a fast-paced, always changing environment
• Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias towards customer-centric innovation
• Ability to manage stakeholder expectations
• Excels under pressure


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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