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(USA) Senior Manager I, Product Management - Tech - Global Tech Strategy (8261_R-1119318)





Reston, Virginia, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the team:

Walmart Global Technology (GT) is responsible for driving the Technology vision for Walmart around the world which the GT Strategy team codifies among senior leaders and advances around the company. As part of the GT Strategy team, this role will drive analysis and assist segment implementation of strategic efforts by developing and communicating business and internal execution strategies focused on cloud optimization. The Senior Manager, reporting to the Director of Technology Strategy, will work on one or more projects at a time, typically partnering with various cross-functional teams and leadership.

Essential Functions:

Strategic Communications: The Senior Manager will play an integral role in helping the Global Tech leadership team develop and communicate strategic priorities for the company to executive leadership. He / she will assist on a broad range of projects that are both forward looking as well as answer key business model and internal technology execution questions for the organization.

Stakeholder Engagement: This role will require a high degree of collaboration with several cross-functional teams. The Senior Manager will work closely with leaders on technology, product and corporate teams. Candidate should be comfortable functioning in ambiguity and quickly raise insightful questions to drive alignment.

Cloud Experience: This role has a focus on cloud optimization and requires a working knowledge of cloud fundamentals, account setup, architecture, service selection, billing, and execution. Azure and GCP experience are preferred.

Data Analysis / Continuous Improvement: Projects require the individual to be solutions oriented and able to quickly drive root cause analysis to deliver on qualitative and data driven recommendations within easily understandable frameworks. He/ She will connect dots to identify leverage points across tech and drive standardization through process creation / efficiencies.

You will sweep us off our feet if you are:

  • Capable of making sound business and execution recommendations to segment customer teams based on research-driven analytics, leveraging both internal and external data and research
  • Understand and be able to communicate key factors in an efficient cloud solution
  • Able to build/design cloud patterns for optimal execution across the WGT footprint
  • Capable to partner with cross-functional teams to develop solutions, opportunities, and strategy recommendations to support Strategy head on executive level presentations
  • Experienced in global Technology trends including but not limited to cloud, automation, CI/CD pipelines, SDLC, Agile, Big Data, AI/ML
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in cloud metrics and data and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Able to advocate, influence and explain benefits of cloud adoption and optimization
  • Use relevant metrics, technical experience, analyses, and reports to answer questions or propose changes
  • Collaborate to develop materials that help communicate the GT Strategy to the management team and Walmart Board of Directors
  • Be customer centric and focused on delivering seamless experiences
  • Have great attention to detail, exceptional follow through, and be administratively strong in process and project management
  • Focused on continuous improvement
  • Be a great team player and collaborator

• Consultant / Associate at a top tier management consulting firm (experience in eCommerce or retail execution preferred) or relevant work experience
• Demonstrated understanding of IT Stack and technology
  • Proven cloud experience

• BS required; MBA preferred
• Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines
• Strong analytical and deductive reasoning skills Proven delivery
• Proven delivery of results across large multi-line of business organization(s)
• Expert in Microsoft Excel and Power Point

Interpersonal Competencies:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships.
• Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and large groups in a professional, concise and direct manner.
• Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources.
• Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis

Leadership Competencies:
• Ability to model Walmart's four core values:
• Respect for the individual
• Service to our customers
• Strive for excellence
• Integrity
• Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps

The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention

• 1 years of post-MBA experience in a top tier management consulting firm or investment bank or ~7 years of relevant experience
• eCommerce, retail and technology experience preferred

  • MS Azure Cloud Certifications

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are?

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 5 years' product management experience OR Master of Science and 2 years' product management experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis, Gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements., Leading product or solution development

Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...
10790 PARKRIDGE DR. SUITE 200, RESTON, VA 20191, United States of America