(USA) Manager II, Product Management (Tech) – Glob...

(USA) Manager II, Product Management (Tech) – Global Tech Strategy – Cloud Optimization and Execution

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1183873

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart Global Technology (GT) is responsible for driving the Technology vision for Walmart around the world which the GT Strategy team codifies among senior leaders and advances around the company. As part of the GT Strategy team, this role will drive analysis and assist segment implementation of strategic efforts by developing and communicating business and internal execution strategies focused on cloud optimization. The Manager II, reporting to the Director of Technology Strategy, will work on one or more projects at a time, typically partnering with various cross-functional teams and leadership.  

Essential Functions: 

Strategic Communications: The Manager II will play an integral role in helping the Global Tech leadership team develop and communicate strategic priorities for the company to executive leadership. He / she will assist on a broad range of projects that are both forward looking as well as answer key business model and internal technology execution questions for the organization.  

Data Analysis / Continuous Improvement: Projects require the individual to be solutions oriented and able to quickly drive root cause analysis to deliver on qualitative and data driven recommendations within easily understandable frameworks. He/ She will connect dots to identify leverage points across tech and drive standardization through process creation / efficiencies. 

Stakeholder Engagement: This role will require a high degree of collaboration with several cross-functional teams. The  Manager II will work closely with leaders on technology, product and corporate teams. Candidate should be comfortable functioning in ambiguity and quickly raise insightful questions to drive alignment. 

Cloud Experience: This role has a focus on cloud optimization and requires a working knowledge of cloud fundamentals, account setup, architecture, service selection, billing and execution. Azure and GCP experience are preferred.

You will sweep us off our feet if you are:

  • Capable of making sound business and execution recommendations to segment customer teams based on research-driven analytics, leveraging both internal and external data and research  
  • Understand and be able to communicate key factors in an efficient cloud solution
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in cloud metrics and data and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans  
  • Must know how to do research and mine data, perform complex analysis, and apply strategic thinking to support executive level discussions and presentations and daily execution
  • Capable to partner with cross-functional teams to develop solutions, opportunities, and strategy recommendations to support Strategy head on executive level presentations. 
  • Experienced in global Technology trends including but not limited to cloud, automation, CI/CD pipelines, SDLC, Agile, Big Data, AI/ML
  • Use relevant metrics, technical experience, analyses, and reports to answer questions or propose changes 
  • Be customer centric and focused on delivering seamless experiences 
  • Have great attention to detail, exceptional follow through, and be administratively strong in process and project management 
  • Focused on continuous improvement 
  • Be a great team player and collaborator 

Qualifications:

• Consultant / Associate at a top tier management consulting firm (experience in eCommerce or retail execution preferred) or relevant work experience

• Demonstrated understanding of IT Stack and technology

  • BS required; MBA preferred 

• Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines 

• Strong analytical and deductive reasoning skills Proven delivery

• Proven delivery of results across large multi-line of business organization(s)

• Expert in Microsoft Excel and Power Point 

Proven Cloud experience

Interpersonal Competencies:  

• Strong interpersonal skills  

• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships.  

• Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and large groups in a professional, concise and direct manner.  

• Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources.  

• Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis  

Leadership Competencies: 

• Ability to model Walmart's four core values: 

• Respect for the individual 

• Service to our customers 

• Strive for excellence 

• Integrity

• Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps 

 The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention 

Experience: 

• 1 years of post-MBA experience in a top tier management consulting firm or investment bank or ~7 years of relevant experience 

• eCommerce, retail and technology experience preferred 

Preferred

• MBA 

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are?

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Project Management, Information Technology, or related field and 2 years’ experience in project
management, product management, information systems, operations management, or related area OR 4 years’ experience in project
management, product management, information systems, operations management, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Supervisory experience

Masters: Business, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Information Technology, Masters: Project/Program Management

Primary Location...

10790 PARKRIDGE DR. SUITE 200, RESTON, VA 20191, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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