(USA) Staff Product Management, Sponsored Search A...

(USA) Staff Product Management, Sponsored Search Ads & Targeting Solutions

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1617815

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As a part of Walmart Connect Sponsored Products team, you’ll build industry defining omni-channel ad platforms at scale that enable Walmart suppliers to reach shoppers with relevant ads and high performing campaigns while helping shoppers discover products to enhance their shopping journey.  

If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges, this role at Walmart Connect could be the fit you’ve been looking for. We’re looking for a Staff Product Manager of our Sponsored Search Ads Platform to help reimagine the way we empower advertisers to reach and convert their customers with sponsored product ads & sponsored brands ads.  


The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in building an end-to-end Sponsored Search ad stack designed to support the needs of the world’s largest brands as well as a thriving marketplace of sellers by helping shoppers discover, research and buy across Walmart properties. 


The Staff Product Manager will help reimagine the way we empower advertisers to achieve their goals using various targeting products on our omni-channel advertising platform. This role will play a pivotal role in the efforts, launch and adoption of several targeting solutions that drive higher advertising performance and shopper engagement.  

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…  

  • You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution  

  • You’re able to use metrics to improve performance  

  • You’re excited about solving complex challenges  

  • You’re comfortable influencing others, leading teams, managing stakeholders, and communicating clearly  

  • You have a test and learn mentality and an agile way of working to improve your product  

  • You have knowledge and experience in Digital Advertising, Retail Media Advertising, Sponsored Products, Paid Search, and Sponsored Brands 


You’ll make an impact by:  

  • Driving product lifecycle from requirements definition, research, metrics analysis, technical specifications, development, testing, KPIs and other launch efforts  

  • Working with engineering and data science to define targeting and measurement methodologies, data requirements, APIs and UX.  

  • Conducting industry and competitive analysis to understand the emerging trends in advertising industry to identify new opportunities. Conducting customer research to define customer segments and identify needs to inform product roadmap.   

  • Partnering with internal advertising sales team and Walmart retail teams to create unique, compelling experiences that benefit shoppers and our advertising clients  

  • Developing and enhancing products – you will manage product roadmaps, align business and technical needs, analyze customer and product data, turn customer insights into actionable initiatives, determine rollout strategy, and manage risks  

  • Defining vision and strategies for your product family, using domain expertise, internal and external best practices, identifying market opportunities, building business cases, and approving objectives  

  • Building collaborative relationships with key partners by driving priorities aligned to business goals, communicating and prioritizing product roadmaps, and gaining buy-in from executive leadership  

  • Providing overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs  



  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA or Master’s in Computer Engineering or Master’s in Computer Science is a huge plus.   

  • 7+ years of experience in product management, or related field 

  • 2+ years of Sponsored Products or Advertising Technology or Performance Marketing Technology experience.   

  • 2+ years in product management, end-to-end product delivery, targeting solutions, customer experiences, automation and data analytics.   

  • Experience with Ad-Tech, Mar-Tech, Keyword bided marketing channels (PPC, CPC, Product Listing Ads, Sponsored Products)  

  • Sound business judgment as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and prioritize  

  • Must be able and willing to think and act strategically and tactically  

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, proven ability to influence others internally and externally  

  • Engineering, business or operations background is preferred. 

About Walmart Connect  
At Walmart, we enable the connection between supplier brands and retail shoppers at an unprecedented scale. As primary stewards of our brand promise, "Save Money. Live Better," we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us. This is a unique opportunity to join a small, high-visibility team within the largest company in the world. We believe all digital advertising can be targeted and accountable – and we have Walmart's sales data to prove it. 

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At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at https://bit.ly/3iOOb1J .

The annual salary range for this position is $144,000.00-$216,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)

- Stock equity incentives

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related area and 7 years’ experience in product management. Option 2: 9 years’ experience in product 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.

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related area and 6 years’ experience as a product manager, ideally working on consumer-facing, large-scale, highly complex B2B/C products

Primary Location...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, 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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