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Analyst, Incubation & Innovation


San Bruno, CA 94066
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797208BRReq ID:797208BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Analyst, Incubation & InnovationPosition Summary:Analyst, Incubation & Innovation

This is a highly entrepreneurial and autonomous role, requiring sound judgement and a keen ability to work well in ambiguous situations. This role will run analytics, business plan development, industry networking, M&A diligence, and market research. The duties and responsibilities of this role will be extremely nimble and responsive based on the needs of the business, our Portfolio companies needs as well as the Corporate Strategy. This is a highly visible role and requires, above all else, sound judgment and the ability to work well with others.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Market Research

Develop deep subject matter expertise on the market landscape for our key big bets new businesses, technologies, etc.

Get to know target companies, industry leaders, and SMEs

Business Plan Development

Partner with Portfolio company CEOs to develop business plans, financial plans, and board materials


Conduct key analysis for the Incubation group

Often leverage messy data, and summarize key insightsalways with a focus on the 80/20

Industry Networking

Attend tech, start-up, and innovation industry events

In the know with tech & start-up news and happenings

M&A Diligence

Partner with Walmarts corporate M&A team regarding diligence for potential Incubation acquisitions


Willing to be available on evenings and weekends as needed

Travel required

Willing and energized to do anything and everything needed to get the job done and crush it!

Key Traits associated with the Incubation and Innovation team are:

Ex-entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial spirit

Passion for ecommerce and building things from scratch


Team player

Low maintenance & fun to be around

Ability to be strategic, with the appreciation for the 100 tiny customer touchpoints

Excellent, often scrappy, problem-solving skillsMinimum Qualifications: 2-5 years of work experience

Excel genius

Communication and relationship-building skills, as this role requires cross-functional collaboration

The desire to be both creative and technically-minded (interest in both design and analysis/metrics)

Excellent presentation skills, with a high attention to detail

Flexibility and comfort in a fast-paced, always changing environment

Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias towards customer-centric innovation

Ability to manage stakeholder expectations

Excels under pressureCategory:Creative and Design Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:The Customer Experience team lives on the front line of e-commerce innovation. This collaborative team, made up of engineering, UX, product management, along with web and technology evangelists, is rapidly iterating new products and site features at scale. We deliver high performing solutions - from our next gen front-end platform (node.js and react.js) to our best-in-class backend payments platform which powers web, mobile and API solutions. Continuous innovation and immediate feedback by billions of customers make this work incredibly exciting!
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