Principal Technical Program Manager - Global Technology Strategy

Wal-Mart Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Principal Technical Program Management, Global Technology Strategy

As part of the Global Technology Strategy organization, this role will be a crucial enabler of our Next Generation Tech Stack (NGTS) program engagement with our stakeholders. This leader will own the engagement with a specific segment of our initiative and maintain the working relationship with all stakeholders, within Technology and the Business. You will work collaboratively with product management and engineering teams to ensure on time delivery with quality results.

You'll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You think and act strategically; you create strategies that align with the company's strategies and lead to the achievement of business priorities

  • You make sound judgments by using objective financial and business analyses to evaluate the returns and risks of business choices

  • You optimize execution and results, by using the advantage of company size, internal and external resources, and talent to achieve success.

  • You have a healthy balance of business and technical acumen and can apply these in real-world activities

  • You inspire commitment by developing and communicating logical, convincing justifications, including lessons learned

  • You develop talent and replacement plans for own organization that increases effectiveness, builds diversity, and enhances bench strength

  • You build and sustain trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional, organizational, and geographical boundaries to achieve goals

You'll make an impact by:

  • Building best class program management practice - drive maturity of program management with best practice, processes, and framework. Enhance program management skills and competency.

  • Building engagement with cross functional teams - drive engagement with hundreds of engineering teams within Walmart Global Technology to align the execution of critical business initiatives & programs and ensure successful delivery.

  • Driving execution of business initiatives - work with product management and engineering teams to define key milestones for business initiatives and drive the execution to complete all deliverables in time

  • Building strategic relationships - manage numerous stakeholders, anticipate their needs, and gain alignment for strategies from executive level stakeholders

  • Articulating program success - present program success to executives with strong communication skills (oral, verbal and listening) as well as the ability to influence key decision makers and understand their points of view

  • Developing program management practice - influence program management organization with well-defined processes and best practice to improve the efficiency in program execution.

  • Operating with excellence

  • Set an example in managing to KPIs, delivering excellence, presenting at all levels, and developing yourself and others.

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.

About Global Technology Strategy:

Our NGTS Global Technology Strategy Team focuses on the execution of strategic initiatives with alignment to Walmart Global Technology vision and direction. These initiatives are among the largest and most impactful the company undertakes, and we own the funding, oversight, and reporting of these with the goal to deliver high quality, transformational outcomes.

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

About Global Tech

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That's what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We're a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world's largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.

We're virtual

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We'll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Bachelor of Science and 6 years' technical program management experience OR 10 years' technical program management experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, 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, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

Hello, NW Arkansas

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Discover NW Arkansas

  • Art

Crystal Bridges Museum

Celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the beauty of art and the power of nature.

  • Culture

Walton Arts Center

Arkansas' premiere center for visual arts and entertainment.

  • Education

The Amazeum

An interactive children's museum that's fun for the whole family.

  • Commune

Botanical Gardens

42 acres of premiere public garden space.

  • Explore

Devil's Den State Park

Located on 2,500 acres, Devil's Den State Park is the perfect place to explore Arkansas' natural beauty.

  • come together

Fayetteville Square

The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.

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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