Associate Product Manager, Product Discovery

Associate Product Manager, Product Discovery

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
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  • Requisition GH1431221

What you'll do at

This role is part of the Retail Core Engine Product team and operates at the intersection of Search and Catalog. Its mission is to enable great ecommerce search, discovery and selection experiences by building machine learning-powered products that connect what customers want to our rapidly growing Catalog of items.

As an Associate Product Manager on the Catalog Product team, you will interface with multiple functions including engineering, data science, and operations. You will work with key stakeholders on the merchandising side and help drive the vision, strategy, roadmap and execution of Catalog services that enable customers to discover all our items across multiple journeys.

You will work on critical platform functions including product classification, attribute extraction and normalization as well as product discovery tools (e.g. left rail navigation) and analytics. You will leverage Machine Learning to ensure items are discoverable for our customers.

Who are you:

  • You are an extremely talented product manager with a drive to learn, grow and solve tough problems at scale.
  • You have outstanding written and verbal communication skills that enable you to simplify complex problems and evangelize a strategy and roadmap to stakeholders.
  • You have basic data science skills with a strong focus on execution.
  • You are a proactive problem solver who operates effectively and independently, even in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • You have a “customer first” approach to solving problems.
  • You empower and inspire those around you to take action and innovate.

Impact Profile:

  • 1-3 years of Product Management experience.
  • Base knowledge of Machine Learning. Data Science Background preferred.
  • Self-directed, well organized and proactive.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership potential.
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor and growth mindset. 

About the Retail Core Engine:

Our team builds the technologies that empower shoppers to have an experience that is best in class across a multitude of devices, product categories and fulfillment options.  We partner closely with Retail Leadership to ensure the experience from Supplier to Customer is seamless.  As a product owner within the Retail Core Engine you’ll have a once in a lifetime opportunity to influence the behavior of hundreds of millions of consumers at the world’s largest retailer. You’ll be challenged to deliver innovation at scale balanced with operational frameworks to ensure consistent performance. You’ll work in close partnership with engineering to define a roadmap, maintain agility, and navigate to deliver through any set of constraints.

As the backbone of Walmart’s US E-Commerce Retail Business you’ll have exposure to:

  • Thousands of Suppliers who rely on our technology to maximize their performance.
  • Millions of customers who shop on Walmart’s US-Ecommerce Properties (Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Modcloth, Moosejaw, Bonobos, Shoes.com and more).
  • A diverse set of leaders who represent the best and brightest in omni-channel commerce.
  • All aspects of the lifecycle that powers a multi-billion dollar business… partner experience, supply chain, product catalog, search, tooling, consumer experience.
  • The ability to influence the direction of one of the world’s largest companies. The only constraint is your vision and passion to execute.

About Walmart US eCommerce

Walmart U.S. eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Shoes.com, Moosejaw, VUDU, ModCloth & Bonobos. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. The world's largest retailer is also the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic ecommerce organization. We are creating a seamless experience that lets customers shop anytime and anywhere using online, mobile, social and stores. Walmart’s mission is to become the smartest way to shop and save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology and fulfillment platform, and incredible customer service, we’ve set out to create a new kind of e-commerce.

About Walmart.com

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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