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Associate Technical Product Manager

Walmart


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
02/09/2018
2018-02-092018-03-12
Walmart
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988642BRReq ID:988642BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, 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:Associate Technical Product ManagerPosition Summary:@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We don't just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global customers.

The @WalmartLabs International team delivers the product roadmap and engineering capabilities across every device for our international businesses in the UK (ASDA), Canada and Mexico.



Role Description

We are looking for a highly motivated product manager to join our ASDA Product Management team who is passionate about delivering the best experience to our customers in UK. You will be part of one of the most exciting teams within @WalmartLabs and work with some of the best engineering talent as well as an amazing creative team.



This product management role offers the opportunity to translate business requirements into reusable and scalable systems in collaboration with the engineering teams. If you have a passion for user experience and a mind for scaling a platform, then we want to hear from you. You will be required to do some deep thinking on the best direction for the product, and to prioritize and define accordingly. We are looking for experienced product managers that genuinely enjoy their work whether it is partnering with others or solving problems as an individual.



As a Product Manager in this role, you will use both quantitative and qualitative means to deeply understand our customers' needs. You will need to be prepared to travel to the UK, and India, working closely with Business Stakeholders, World Class UX and Engineering Teams, and fellow globally based Product Managers, bridging the gap between business and technology worlds. You will carefully track the key business metrics and behavioral analytics in order to continuously and iteratively improve our customers' experience and business results



What you'll get to do?

- Work with multiple functions (including the UK based business stakeholders) to build and evaluate cases to support company objectives and KPIs

- Identify new features and solutions and be able to communicate to stakeholders for buy in

- Vision for product and alignment of the long-term roadmap with the business needs

- Responsible for requirements gathering and prioritization

- Face of the product/service to business, engineering, program management, and support

- Responsible for reporting on the roadmap to stakeholders

- Owns the backlog for the release and prioritizes based on customer priorities, feedback and business needs

- Plans the creation of the product, including documenting requirements.

- Directs a comprehensive product strategy from product conception and definition through the product lifecycle

- Defines product and feature success metrics and tracks them to iterate and improve the product

- Lead detailed technical discussions with engineering and operational teams to make product decisions

- Coordinate post-launch activities to validate that the product works as designed and that operational processes dependent on the feature successfully complete acceptance testingCity:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:-\tWork with multiple functions (including the UK based business stakeholders) to build and evaluate cases to support company objectives and KPIs

-\tIdentify new features and solutions and be able to communicate to stakeholders for buy in

-\tVision for product and alignment of the long-term roadmap with the business needs

-\tResponsible for requirements gathering and prioritization

-\tFace of the product/service to business, engineering, program management, and support

-\tResponsible for reporting on the roadmap to stakeholders

-\tOwns the backlog for the release and prioritizes based on customer priorities, feedback and business needs

-\tPlans the creation of the product, including documenting requirements.

-\tDirects a comprehensive product strategy from product conception and definition through the product lifecycle

-\tDefines product and feature success metrics and tracks them to iterate and improve the product

-\tLead detailed technical discussions with engineering and operational teams to make product decisions

-\tCoordinate post-launch activities to validate that the product works as designed and that operational processes dependent on the feature successfully complete acceptance testingMinimum Qualifications:-\tMaster's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related major or an MBA and have a technical background.

-\t2-3 years of hands-on experience in Product Management focused on software development

-\tExperience in e-commerce and web-oriented technology products

-\tA focus on customers and a passion for user experience

-\tDemonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners.

-\tExperience delivering technology products/services in a high growth environment with a demonstrated ability to translate customer needs into business and product requirements

-\tUnderstand and be comfortable with the productizing services (design lifecycle). Have a clear understanding of the technologies involved in your service development. Provide recommendations to engineering teams on new technologies and directions.

-\tThe ability to extract key trends, meaningful insights and opportunity from the data analysis to drive data driven product decisions

-\tAnalytical and curious mindset to understand how and why something needs to be done

-\tStrong business acumen and quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills

-\tFast learner, detail oriented and must enjoy fast paced work environments

-\tExcellent interpersonal and communication skills

-\tProven track record of setting platform/product strategy and rallying the team to meet critical objectives aligned with the strategy.Additional Preferred Qualifications:-\tAn understanding of large scale systems and service oriented architecture

-\tPassion for technology, willingness to dive deep into the technical products Walmart is building, and commitment to learning and expanding technical knowledge

-\tProficiency in using analytical software to drive data-driven decisions and measure project/program success (SQL experience a plus)

-\tExperience with Agile methodologies and tools is desirable

-\tDrive end-to-end integration with multiple teams. Experience with troubleshooting REST based APIs is preferable.Category:Information Technology Division:Walmart LabsDivision Summary:@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We dont just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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