Principal Technical Program Manager

Wal-Mart Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About us:

Walmart's Global Sourcing Technology team is responsible for building and maintaining software that enables Walmart to source the best quality products at the lowest possible price and pass that savings to our customers so they can Save Money and Live Better. Walmart is investing in transforming the Global Sourcing business by enhancing the user experience with the latest technology and we are looking for talented individuals who can use their management and leadership skills to help our teams deliver the highest quality software solutions for our customers worldwide.

You'll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You're a forever student: someone who loves to continuously learn and strive for excellence

  • You're a tech hobbyist who enjoys solving complex problems

  • You display great communication/collaboration skills and a team-focused approach

  • You're a disruptive thinker who can lead software innovations

  • You're passionate about teaching and mentoring others to be greater than they thought possible

  • You're organized, disciplined, and can manage large projects simultaneously

  • You're stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

What you'll do:

You will be part of the technical program management team driving execution for some of the organization's largest initiatives, creating tight collaboration between engineering and product, and improving our ways of working. You will be focused on managing programs aligned to our organization's strategies, creating new capabilities, and continuing our focus to bring the most value to our customers.

Additional responsibilities include the following points:

  • Define program objectives and requirements, creating high level roadmaps, preparing benefits realization plans, validate priority and alignment to strategic objectives

  • Apply understanding of operational and financial factors that drive organizational success

  • Estimate and distribute the necessary resources to achieve program and initiative goals

  • Anticipate risks and challenges in the program and come up with multiple mitigation plans for each

  • Define measures and milestones for tracking program success

  • Monitor the program progress and forecast plans to overcome potential new risks

  • Provide guidance on using program management tools

  • Manage program budget and provide estimation for various planning including Annual Operating and Long-Range Plans

  • Ensure dependent teams understand overall project objectives, timelines, and impact to business

  • Support stakeholder engagement via trainings and consistent, frequent communication over scope, timeline, and deliverables

  • Lead discussions with varying viewpoints and influence diverse audiences using the appropriate frameworks

  • Demonstrate superior decision and coordination skills when faced with conflicting or ambiguous inputs

  • Become trusted advisor to diverse stakeholders, influencing them to act

  • Understand basics of programming languages, frameworks, and tools to participate in engineering discussions around sizing and prioritization efforts

  • Understand release cycles and measurements for successful implementations

What you'll bring:

  • Agile mindset managing programs and projects

  • Organization around deliverables

  • Unbiased perspective when solving problems

  • Team first approach

  • Focus on outcome and delivering value

  • Change advocate

  • Leadership through action and words

Qualifications:

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

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification(s) in Agile Scrum methodologies

  • Experience using Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

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

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum-NWA has something for everyone.

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.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

  • What are the recommended Internet Browsers for applying for open roles?
  • Internet Explorer 8.0+
  • Firefox 4.0+
  • Safari 4.0+
  • Chrome 12+

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