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Principal Project Manager

Walmart


Location:
SAN DIEGO, CA
Date:
05/26/2017
Job Code:
880470
Walmart
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Job Details

JobId: 880470
JobTitle: Principal Project Manager
City: SAN DIEGO
State: CA
Description:

Position Summary

Helps to drive e2e aspects of project/program initiatives (planning, dependencies Risks & Mitigations, Launch & Ramo-up plans, launch announcements etc.). Supports operational aspects (OKR, roadmap tool, ad-hock requests, tech-talks etc)


Position Description


The eXperience Tools team is responsible for the development of A/B testing platform, Test automation platform (OTTO) for Web & Native Apps for the entire Walmart Labs and Business Tools to manage (content, assets, taxonomy etc.) for Site Merchandising, and Retail org



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


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


  • Manages geographically distributed teams, off-shore development teams and third-party vendors (for example, integration vendors such as, content providers) for successful program launch.


  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates to improve program productivity.


  • 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 support teams as well as external customers


  • Demonstrate ability to influence leadership.


  • Negotiate program delivery timelines with stakeholders


  • Ensures ongoing communication of progress against project/program objectives



Minimum Qualifications


  • 10+ years of experience in Technical Project/Program Management


  • Experience in launching large/complex initiatives in Software domain


  • Must have strong technical ability to understand e2e architecture


  • Excellent communication (written, email, presentation) skills is a must


  • Proven track record of getting things done with influential skills


Additional Preferred Qualifications


  • Development Management experience is preferred


  • Experienced in launching projects in e-commerece domain


Company 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.


Req ID:

816061BR



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