Project Manager

Wal-Mart Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 1 week ago

As the lead Project Manager on the innovation team, you will work on strategic initiatives with senior and executive leaders from our product, engineering, operations and marketing organizations to ensure new products are delivered to market on time, at a high quality and in full alignment with our strategy and plan. You will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to launch new products and work on end-to-end consumer experiences at scale, leading the product and technical execution and guiding the teams towards successful delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Develop program/project/release plans and timelines (usually involving multiple tracks), track execution progress and drive resolution to possible scope/time trade-offs

  • Manage portfolio of projects through their lifecycle phases to successful completion

  • Oversee geographically distributed teams and work closely with various stakeholders from Product, Design, Engineering, QA, Devops, Security, Marketing, Operations and other groups.

  • Address program bottlenecks, provides alternative resolutions and mitigation strategies with win/win outcomes

  • Establish and maintain clear chains of accountability for program team

  • Conduct training and outreach to internal and external stakeholders

  • Communicate with and present in front of senior stakeholders across the organization. Excellent communications skills are a must.

  • Manage resource allocation, budget objectives and monitor actuals vs. plan.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/related field OR at least 3 years of prior experience in technology focused roles.

  • At least 4 years of project and/or program management experience in a tech company

  • At least 3 years of direct experience with agile methodologies (Scrum) and some experience as a Scrum master

  • Strong analytical skills and experience with BI and reporting systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven track record of end-to-end project execution, with direct leadership, accountability and ownership

  • Ability to drive multiple programs and collaborate effectively with external and internal partners

  • Problem-solving mentality, customer centric approach, can-do attitude

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and a strong bias for action

  • Travel: as needed. Estimated at 15%.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP or similar certifications

  • MBA

  • Tech startup experience

  • Consumer facing applications

  • Mobile app delivery

  • Fluent in Spanish or additional languages

  • Experience working on Omni-channel projects

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 sustainabilityand 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 industriesall 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?

Hello, Silicon Valley

You don't have to choose between your career and your lifestyle in Silicon Valley. Here, you can have both.

Discover Silicon Valley

  • BeautyFiloli Gardens, Woodside

View an art exhibit, take a nature hike, explore the historic Filoli House, or take a class at this gorgeous 654acre property.

  • ArtSFMOMA

Get your art fix at this internationally recognized collection of over 30,000 works of modern and contemporary art.

  • EducationComputer History Museum

Large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program bring computer history to life.

  • PurposeThe Dish

Hike or jog throughout the year on terrain dedicated to academic programs, environmental restoration and habitat conservation.

  • ExploreGolden Gate Park, SF

Events, attractions, meadows, lakes, and a Japanese Tea Garden provide for a true escape, without leaving the city.

  • ImagineThe Tech Museum

This family-friendly interactive science and technology center in San Jose provides a glimpse into the most inventive place on Earth Silicon Valley.

  • ShopSantana Row - San Jose

Stylish boutiques, world-class shopping, and delectable cuisine = a San Jose shopping trifecta.

  • DisconnectPacifica State Beach

Learn to surf or visit the "World's Most Scenic Taco Bell" at this 0.75 mile long crescent shaped escape, a symbol of successful habitat restoration.

  • ReflectGolden Gate Cemetery

This national cemetery comprises 161 acres dedicated to all the members of the armed forces who served our country.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options

  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents

  • Associate discounts in-store and online

  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more

  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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.

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