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Principal Technical Program Manager
- Location BELLEVUE, WA
- Career Area Project and Program Management - Technology
- Job Function Technical Program Management
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD1725700
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
Walmart Global Tech is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Principal Technical Program Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing the development of large-scale, cross-functional projects in a multi-disciplinary environment. If you thrive on solving complex technical problems and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with passionate software developers, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. As our business continues to expand into new opportunities and evolve with innovations in supply chain and customer experience, we have an exciting opportunity to build software that scales our operations, leads the industry through innovation, and delights millions of customers worldwide. We leverage cutting-edge technologies such as big data, machine learning, AI, real-time analytics, and high-volume, low-latency, high-availability services to achieve these goals.
About The Team
Marketplace Engineering team is at the forefront of building core platforms and services to enable Walmart to deliver vast selection at competitive prices and with best-in-class post-order experience by enabling third-party sellers to list, sell and manage their products to our customers on walmart.com. We do this by managing the entire seller lifecycle, monitoring customer experience, and deliver high- value insights to our sellers to help them plan their assortment, price, inventory. The team also actively collaborates with partner platform teams to ensure we continue to deliver the best experience to our sellers and our customers.
What you'll do:
As a Principal Technical Program Manager, your main responsibilities will revolve around managing large software development programs. You will work closely with architects, engineering, product, design and business leaders to ensure the successful completion of these programs . To do this, you will need to have a deep understanding of software architecture, software design principles and contribute to architectural decision-making processes. You will also need to demonstrate influential skills by building strong relationships with stakeholders across Walmart, ensuring alignment on roles, responsibilities, and project cadences. Your role will involve defining goals, stage gates, critical delivery paths, and key deliverables for large-scale programs that incorporate multiple programs with dependencies across multiple areas of work, timelines, and resource constraints. Efficient engineering resource utilization and delivery will be a priority, and you will need to simplify and clarify priorities and create plans with appropriate milestones for advance planning and executive buy-in. You will also establish a resource capacity allocation process and tool to transform the planning process. Your problem-solving and decision-making skills will be crucial in navigating any setbacks or obstacles that may arise. Overall, as a seasoned professional, your expertise and passion for driving technical projects to success will be invaluable in this role at Walmart Global Tech.
What you'll bring:
A bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent.
5+ years of experience as a Technical Program Manager in software delivery within a related industry managing aggressive schedules and significant business impact.
Experience supporting and executing a large software portfolio, collaborating with multiple business stakeholders.
Experienced in system/platform design concepts, architecture, UX design, services, APIs, and technologies.
Build positive relationships and collaborate with product managers to understand target personas and business process needs, which you will then translate into features and user stories that engineers will leverage to iterate products quickly.
Strong sense of ownership and accountability, with a love for data and solving complex problems.
Expertise in change & risk management methodologies, project management tools, techniques, project tracking tools, dashboards, and reports
Strong communicator in both verbal and written forms and are equally adept in communicating upwards, outwards, and downward.
Deep understanding of JIRA, JIRA Align, Big Picture, etc. would be advantageous.
Masters in degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent.
10+ years of experience as a Technical Program Manager in software delivery within a related industry managing aggressive schedules and significant business impact.
5+ years' experience in retail industry
Project Management certification
About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.
Ways of Working
Flexible, hybrid work
We use a hybrid way of working with primary in office presence coupled with an optimal mix of virtual presence. We use our campuses to collaborate and be together in person, as business needs require and for development and networking opportunities. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives.
Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include a host of best-in-class benefits maternity and parental leave, PTO, health benefits, and much more.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 6 years' technical program management experience OR 10 years' technical program management experience.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Primary Location...10500 Ne 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004, United States of America
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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