Associate Product Manager, Item Set Up Data Models

Associate Product Manager, Item Set Up Data Models

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
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  • Requisition GH1598225

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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 member of the product team within the Retail Core Engine you’ll have a once in a lifetime opportunity to influence the behavior of hundreds of millions of consumers. You will be challenged to deliver innovation at scale balanced with operational frameworks to ensure consistent performance. You’ll work in a close partnership with engineering to define a roadmap, maintain agility, and navigate to delivery 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 (,, Hayneedle, Modcloth, Moosejaw, Bonobos,
  • Diverse set of leaders who represent the best and brightest in their fields
  • 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 a company only constrained by your vision and passion to execute 

About the Role

In this role you will, you will build the data structures that power item set up and enrich the shopping experience. You will gain a thorough and detailed understanding of attribution and taxonomies needed to build new experiences for our suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders. You will have the opportunity to work directly with our large portfolio of suppliers and Walmart associates to create the data models needed to deliver value and satisfaction to our Walmart shoppers.


  • Define taxonomy and attribution models that will drive item orderability, transactability and discoverability across and Walmart Stores.
  • Work with our front-end product management counterparts to define the backend attribution models needed to support rich experiences for our customers.
  • Gain subject matter expertise in the data requirements defined to set up items across Walmart’s portfolio of ecommerce and physical retail locations.
  • Design data attribution that offers the least amount of friction to our external partners and can be consumed and stored by our internal structured data services.
  • Learn about structured data at Walmart and how what we define impacts our front end and back end organizations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, consistent with a customer focus and a deep understanding of the content and of business needs.
  • Understands taxonomy, data structures, merchandising and customer facing experiences such as left-hand navigation filters and browse.
  • Define the meta data that defines individual attributes such as character lengths, data types and user facing data definitions.
  • Map out end to end data flows to identify attribute internal consumers.
  • Investigate data collection methods that can alleviate existing data requirements away from our partners.
  • Empathize with Walmart’s item set up partners and take the extra care to find ways to reduce their friction points while collecting enough information to make items orderable and sellable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in an ecommerce company
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, and calm under pressure
  • Someone that takes the extra step to ensure that the work they do will help our customers and partners

Education & Experience

  • Minimum BA/BS degree in related field
  • Minimum 2 years experience


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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