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Principal Technical Program Manager

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
900246
Walmart
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Job Details

JobId: 900246
JobTitle: Principal Technical Program Manager
City: SAN BRUNO
State: CA
Description:

Division 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.


Department Summary

Walmart’s Global Technology Platform is made up of cloud-enabled frameworks and services, powering our commerce sites, stores, clubs and other properties. Our agile Platform teams work in a true DevOps culture, operating at extreme volumes of scale in a distributed environment. It’s like running several mini startups under the roof of the world’s largest company. That’s exciting! We own and invest heavily in open source technology. That way, engineers can focus on building great software products.


Position Summary

We are seeking a proactive and highly motivated Program Manager to lead a number of Cloud Enablement initiatives in the Strati Sherpa Team. This team focuses on Cloud adoption, architecture and Education in both Private and public clouds


Position Description


We are seeking a proactive and highly motivated Program Manager to lead a number of Cloud Enablement initiatives in the Strati Sherpa Team. This team focuses on Cloud adoption, architecture and Education in both Private and public clouds



  • Lead large, complex, cross-functional teams within Strati and with our stakeholders and partners to initiate, build, delivery and consultation services.


  • Plan and execute all project activities from inception to deployment within cost, quality and capacity parameters.


  • Drive communications with internal teams as well as external partners.


  • Drive cross-functional teams to optimize the user experience and meet strategic goals, while accounting for risks, changes in schedule or demand.


  • Ability to team with product, dev and engineering leaders to establish and maintain our roadmap, setting appropriate expectations and insuring our product and services meet our high standards for service excellence



Minimum Qualifications


  • 7 years of industry experience in one or more of the following fields: project management, and Data Center or cloud operations or DevOps


  • Experience in working with global and cross-functional internal and external teams.


Additional Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with scoping and managing complex programs


  • An excellent communicator of project requirements; ability to scope projects, write briefs, build schedules, and be an ear and voice of our partners


  • Ability to work in an agile work environment.


  • Excellent leadership, analytical, quantitative reasoning, problem solving, creativity and strategic skills.


  • Passion for helping our partners!


  • Interest in architecture and working directly with architects


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:

835466BR



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