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Senior Technical Program Manager

Walmart


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
03/24/2018
2018-03-242018-05-14
Walmart
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979795BRReq ID:979795BRCompany 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:Senior Technical Program ManagerPosition Summary:Responsibilities

The role will be focused on Public Cloud/Datacenter technical areas and the program manager will be expected to highly versed in the technical domain.

Provide the required hands-on deep technical program management & associated engineering leadership, cross-functional coordination, and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding technical program outcomes.

Work closely with lead software architects/engineers, infrastructure teams, product managers and other engineering teams to drive a wide range of technical initiatives through the agile software product development lifecycle.

o There will be a range of focus on migrating applications to Cloud Native.

Responsible for driving a wide range of development & infrastructure work-streams as part of any given technical initiative. Able to work closely with Technical Architects/Technical leaders and understand deep technical topics

Manage program/project schedules and associated dependencies, identify possible issues/risks/actions and clearly communicate them to key stakeholders. Drive issues to logical closure.

Take responsibility for release schedules and milestones, keeping up a high velocity in a fast-paced environment.

Lead concurrent technical programs for WalmartLabs and ensuring that success metrics are defined and are met.

Strong ability to influence and make process improvements on an on-going basis.

Comfortable hosting senior level leaders (SVP/VP) and providing status/program updates.

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#LI-SH2City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:Responsibilities

The role will be focused on Public Cloud/Datacenter technical areas and the program manager will be expected to highly versed in the technical domain.

Provide the required hands-on deep technical program management & associated engineering leadership, cross-functional coordination, and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding technical program outcomes.

Work closely with lead software architects/engineers, infrastructure teams, product managers and other engineering teams to drive a wide range of technical initiatives through the agile software product development lifecycle.

o There will be a range of focus on migrating applications to Cloud Native.

Responsible for driving a wide range of development & infrastructure work-streams as part of any given technical initiative. Able to work closely with Technical Architects/Technical leaders and understand deep technical topics

Manage program/project schedules and associated dependencies, identify possible issues/risks/actions and clearly communicate them to key stakeholders. Drive issues to logical closure.

Take responsibility for release schedules and milestones, keeping up a high velocity in a fast-paced environment.

Lead concurrent technical programs for WalmartLabs and ensuring that success metrics are defined and are met.

Strong ability to influence and make process improvements on an on-going basis.

Comfortable hosting senior level leaders (SVP/VP) and providing status/program updates.

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#LI-SH2Minimum Qualifications: BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering from Top CS School or equivalent practical experience.

Strong diplomacy & communication (written/oral) skills.

Experience with Web Scale/eCommerce technical domains and deeply understand associated system architecture/software architecture.

5 years of industry experience with technical subjects and emerging technologies in cloud computing or related technical fields, and their relevance to the marketplace.

Experience with Data Center Strategy & Capacity planning, HW platforms, and performance engineering in Web scale/eCommerce domains.

Experience working with senior engineering leaders in cloud computing or related technical fields.

Experience as a software engineer; experience as an engineering manager from top Internet/eCommerce companies.Additional Preferred Qualifications: Proven successful technical program management outcomes from idea to launching programs in multiple contexts throughout your career. Track record in successful leading large scape GA releases.

Ability to craft a compelling message and tailor it for a given audience.

Ability to mix technical acumen with simple, everyday language to deliver a story that is memorable and useful.

Comfortable talking about technical matters with business people and business matters with technical people.

Able to express complex concepts in plain language to reach broader audiences.Category:Software Development and Engineering 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 Department Summary:The Global Technical Operations team builds and runs the infrastructure for one of the largest 24/7 e-commerce operations in the world. Our engineers take great pride in their ownership of the systems, databases, networks, and the NOC that keeps the heart of Walmart Global eCommerce beating. With billions of customers, we're here to ensure seamless performance at global scale. Whether there's an unexpected spike in performance due to site visits or new builds and releases, we bring solutions to complex challenges.
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