(USA) Staff, Product Manager, Sponsored Products -...

(USA) Staff, Product Manager, Sponsored Products - AI/ML (Ad Relevancy, Recommendations, Predictions)

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1704842

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About The Team

As a part of Walmart Connect, you'll build industry defining omni-channel ad platforms at scale that enable Walmart suppliers and sellers to reach shoppers with relevant Sponsored Ads (PPC/CPC) 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 are looking for a Staff, Product Manager with ML/AI experience to help build products that reimagine the way we empower brand advertisers with best-in-class omni-channel advertising solutions at scale.

The experience and skills required for this role aligns closely with 'Principal' level titles used at other organization in the industry.

You'll sweep us off our feet if...

  • You're comfortable influencing others, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly

  • You have strong experience with building ML/AI based solutions and can apply these techniques to implement new Sponsored Ad products

  • You have a test and learn mentality and an agile way of working to improve your team's products

  • You have industry expertise in conducting AB testing/experimentations at scale

  • You're excited about solving complex modern-day advertising challenges

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

You'll Make An Impact By

  • Leading the design and build of products backed by large-scale machine-learning models to improve ad prediction and conversions.

  • Serving as a thought leader and collaborating with data scientists and ML engineers to build solutions to improve the information retrieval techniques and predict user interests.

  • Driving better yield for the Sponsored Products advertising platform by regular model optimizations and multiple experimentations.

  • Working closely with data science, engineering, product analytics, experimentation platform teams, and other XFN partners to design and implement new ad products.

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

  • Identifying new opportunities by conducting industry and competitive analysis to understand the emerging trends in the advertising industry.

  • 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


  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • 7 to 9 years in Product Management

  • AdTech / MarTech experience in Sponsored Product / Sponsored Search / Paid search experience

  • Strong industry experience in Machine Learning is required

  • Digital advertising industry experience is required

  • Experience with information retrieval or ads predictions and recommendations is a strong plus.

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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 $143,000.00-$286,000.00

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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