Principal Product Manager

Principal Product Manager

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Merchandising & Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 894081BR

What you'll do at

Walmart eCommerce serves up millions of products to millions of online customers every day. To deliver an awesome experience, we must offer the richest, highest quality, and most compelling product assortment on the planet. We’re looking for a dynamic Principal Product Manager who “gets” user empathy, understands the lifecycle of online products, and can build tools and experiences that deliver on data quality. This PM leader will identify market opportunities and customer needs, drive roadmaps and requirements, deliver stellar platforms and features, and effectively evangelize the product vision to stakeholders, partners and colleagues alike.

Walmart Global eCommerce is growing rapidly and operates at unprecedented scale. The possibilities are endless for making a massive impact. Come join us on the journey!

Product Managers at Walmart US eCommerce are responsible for the product road map and drive the architecture for the next great eCommerce platform by combining their technical expertise with keen product vision. The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about complex system interaction and software development process as well as communicating across business and engineering teams.

Retail Core Engine Challenges

• Influencing business and technical teams across multiple organizations to gain consensus on strategy and tactics for developing core retail systems.
• Working at scale for one of the world's largest retail companies and it's e-commerce brands.
• Bringing together e-commerce systems from different stacks/interfaces/engineering cultures and making them work seamlessly.
• Building high availability, low latency systems to serve customers across multiple independent online stores.

Are you right for us?

• You can influence stakeholders across a matrix organization to coordinate work for a common initiative.
• You're equally comfortable solving both engineering and business problems.
• You use data to back up your decisions but also have a bias for action.
• You think like an owner and always put your customer's needs in the forefront.

Minimum Qualifications

• Has a passion for and deep understanding of data quality, product taxonomy and digital item management
• Identifies unmet external and internal customer needs and develops product strategies and roadmaps that meet those needs
• Convincingly communicates product vision, solutions and benefits to customers and stakeholders
• Leads feature definition, planning and implementation efforts with clarity and conviction
• Coordinates with cross-functional teams during the entire lifecycle of product development
• Proactively identifies problems that arise, outlines options, and recommends solutions
• Champions the needs of customers and stakeholders throughout the development process
• Operates effectively and independently, even in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity
• Champions company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Proven track record of delivering top notch products that meet market needs and delight users
• History of fostering strong cross-functional relationships between engineering and business stakeholders alike
• Strong execution skills and ability to “drive” throughout the product lifecycle, from concept to launch
• Ability to develop and implement a product strategy and make dynamic adjustments as landscapes shift
• Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills; comfortable presenting to executives, business and engineering alike
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field
• 5+ years product management experience

Preferred Qualifications

• 5-7 years experience in eCommerce, online advertising and/or analytics
• Master's degree in business, technology or marketing a plus

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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— Scott, Senior Manager

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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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