Senior Technical Project Manager

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Company Summary The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Job Title Senior Technical Project Manager

Position Summary We are seeking a Senior Technical Project Manager professional in our Sunnyvale, CA office.


State CA

Position Description We are seeking a Senior Technical Project Manager professional in our Sunnyvale, CA office.

Duties: Build quarterly technical program and product roadmaps. Drive highly technical engineering projects end-to-end from design to implementation. Partner with Product and Engineering Leads to track deliverables, dependencies, and risks with Merchant Technology Search teams roadmap. Identify the level of effort required to build software products and services and manage the allocation of engineers towards program goals. Build strong understanding of Search Systems and leverage expertise to help development teams build and design improvements to the Search System Architecture. Dive deep into the Search code base and help troubleshoot blockers so that software development projects can continue forward. Participate and drive Software Design discussions and code reviews. Help technical teams reach consensus by asking the right questions and offering solutions to complex problems. Establish communication mechanisms to keep stakeholders informed of program risks, upcoming deliverables, and recent accomplishments. Balance communication strategy between VP level executives and Software Engineers. Know when to discuss problems at a higher level and when to communicate problems and solutions that require a more in-depth analysis. Drive process improvement for Product Managers, Software Developers and Technical Project Managers. Identify bottlenecks and implement process improvement methods to drive forward continuous, high quality software delivery. Set the bar for Operational Excellence by ensuring metrics are captured and automated alerts are configured to quickly address issues with system stability and performance. This position does not supervise employees.


Minimum Qualifications Minimum education and experience required: Bachelors degree or the equivalent in Engineering (Any), Computer Science, or related field and 5 years of technical project management experience; OR Masters degree or the equivalent in Engineering (Any), Computer Science, or related field and 2 years of technical project management experience; OR 8 years of technical project management experience.

Skills required: Experience with Agile Project Management including managing multiple geo-distributed and cross-functional Scrum teams. Demonstrated knowledge of Agile Project Management techniques: Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, and Lean. Demonstrated knowledge of Agile Project Management principles: Servant Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Conflict Resolution, Risk Management, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, and Release Planning. Experience using Agile Project Tools: Atlassian Confluence and JIRA for advanced searching. Experience using JIRA Query Language (JQL) for reporting and dashboard capabilities. Experience managing Scrum Ceremonies: Scrum Meetings, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives. Experience managing dependencies and risks in project and program delivery. Demonstrated knowledge of Java Development framework, testing, integrations, and deployment tools and techniques: Jenkins and Git. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Preferred Qualifications #LI-DNP #LI-DNI

Category Project and Program Management

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  • Re-142009
  • Permanent
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