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Technical Program Manager - Vudu

Walmart


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
03/23/2018
2018-03-232018-05-14
Walmart
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1005232BRReq ID:1005232BRCompany 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:Technical Program Manager - VuduPosition Summary:As a Technical Program Manager for Vudu, you will engage with multiple cross-functional teams to conceive, design and deliver high quality products in support of Vudus business strategy and objectives. You have day-to-day responsibility for managing complex agile software development programs and projects to completion.

Key responsibilities:

Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Program/Project Management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans.

Identify, assess, communicate, and mitigate risks and issues as they arise.

Provide strategic insights to define and improve product features, business analytics and monitoring tools by working closely with Product Management and Engineering teams.

Provide technical leadership to the team, and drive closure of technical issues by working with front/backend and partner engineers.

Communicate directly with executive management team to share program/project status, and to escalate risks and issues as needed to endure visibility, ownership, and timely resolution.

Develop Project Management best practices and champion process improvement initiatives across the organization.City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:



+ Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

+ Develops project management practices

+ Ensures project manager development and continued successful performance

+ Manages geographically distributed teams, off-shore development teams and third-party vendors (for example, software vendors, hardware vendors, photo vendors, content providers)

+ Manages multiple, highly complex eCommerce projects (for example, software development, infrastructure) with external stakeholders (for example, third-party vendors, Information System Division (ISD), Store Innovations)

+ Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

+ Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions





#LI-DC2Minimum Qualifications:A technical strong and highly motivated leader with excellent communication skills, proven skill sets for building top performing cross-disciplinary teams that can work across multiple geographies, with strong customer focus and a proven track record of delivering successful products to market.





Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, information systems, etc.), or equivalent.

3+ years full life-cycle program/project experience managing large scale programs that span across Product Management, Engineering/QA, UX, Business, Marketing, and Third Party partners.

Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.

3+ years software development experience with building and launching consumer software for web, mobile or desktop.

Demonstrate creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills, combined with a strong sense of ownership, and proactive can-do attitude.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.Additional Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in a technical field (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, information systems, etc.).

Web or Internet start-up environment and information security technology experience.

Experience with AdTech industry a big plus

Drive large scale projects that have high visibility and impact to the organization.

Proficient with modern software engineering practices and good familiarities with coding tools and techniques.

Proficient in presenting to and persuading at the Senior Director and Vice Presidential level.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus.Category:Project and Program Management Division:VUDUDivision Summary:VUDU provides high-quality streaming services and access to the latest TV and movie content, often still playing in theaters, so theres no more waiting to see your favorite films. The VUDU team includes experts in engineering, operations, product management, design, marketing, and customer service. Were all working together to build and deliver the best streaming experience across hundreds of platforms from mobile to smart TV.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:VUDU provides high-quality streaming services and access to the latest TV and movie content, often still playing in theaters, so theres no more waiting to see your favorite films. The VUDU team includes experts in engineering, operations, product management, design, marketing, and customer service. Were all working together to build and deliver the best streaming experience across hundreds of platforms from mobile to smart TV.
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