Contract

(USA) Senior Technical Program Manager Fortune 500 Jobs - Work From Home

Walmart

Walmart

SUNNYVALE, CA

$100,840 - $123,248

Agent

Sam H, Recruiter at Gigzio

Got 13 people hired

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Technical Program Manager – Walmart+

Do you get excited about working on high-visibility, high-impact initiatives?  Are you adept at delivering large-scale, complex programs?  Do you thrive in ambiguity? Do you crave finding opportunities to work smarter and streamline processes? Do you take pride in seeing the program you delivered out in the hands of millions of users?

Walmart+ is a membership program that brings together valuable in-store and digital benefits like no other retailer can, such as free delivery from stores, free shipping, skip the line in store with mobile Scan & Go, Fuel Discounts, and much, much more to come…

This is where YOU come in!

Join us to be part of this unique startup-like environment within Walmart.  Our team is rapidly expanding, and we need your help to shape how and what we develop and deliver quality, timely, scalable, omni-channel experiences to our members.

We’re looking for a deft and skilled technical program manager who has a deep understanding of Agile methodologies and scrum teams, you implement metrics and monitors to inspect teams performance and coach the expanding teams to improve efficiency and velocity.  You will also lead the delivery multiple key programs, end-to-end, spanning across multiple cross-functional teams.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • 7+ years of related experience in project / program management
  • Proven ability to drive results, especially in a matrixed or influence based environment
  • Experience and deep understanding of software development methodologies and principles (including SDLC, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, Agile Principles, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe))
  • Can work well under pressure; manage tight deadlines and situations where conflicting priorities arise
  • Ability to manage of competing priorities and schedules to get your project across the finish line
  • Adaptability to changes and uncertainty
  • Keen perception to identifying early indications of risks and issues and ability to effectively manage and resolve them
  • Excellent organization and planning skills using with effective visuals that quickly gets teams aligned
  • Implement process to measure and improve efficiency of engineering teams; serving as an Agile coach and mentor
  • Identify improvement opportunities to better operationalize across the board
  • Ability to build rapport and drive influence with partners, stakeholders, senior + executive leadership
  • Strong relationship building skills, coupled with high business acumen
  • Strong written, visual, and verbal communication skills
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented
  • Visionary with ability to bring your vision to life
  • Passionate about continuous improvement and growth
  • Logical and data-based decision making thought process with a balance of intuition
  • Sets high-quality standards and outcomes
  • excellent analysis and critical reasoning skills with a strong focus on execution
  • Possess a strong technical foundation to facilitate technical team discussions
  • You are a team player, with the courage to drive change through disruption while maintaining a respect for the team
  • You have the ability to simplify strategy into simple actions
  • You empower and inspire your colleagues and team mates to take action and embrace the mindset that, "Everything can be made better”
  • You are curious, and are not afraid to dig deep and look in places that others ignore
  • Continuously strive to implement improvements

What you’ll do:

  • Take initiative and ownership and hit the ground running to drive multiple cross-functional programs, end-to-end
  • Facilitate project kickoffs, technical design discussions, planning, prioritization
  • Partner with product, engineering, design, program and stakeholders to manage dependencies, define schedules, and drive alignment
  • Manage blockers, risks and issues, scope and priorities changes, dependencies within the programs to ensure timely delivery
  • Lead program review updates and share status to provide clarity and transparency on the health of the program to different levels in the org and partners
  • Continuously identify and implement improvement opportunities drive efficiencies across the org
  • Foster a collaborative working environment for teams
  • Effectively navigate uncertainty and change with composure and poise
  • Proactively identify, deconstruct and solve complex problems quickly, simply and succinctly
  • Effectively handle change and risk, collaborate with colleagues to ensure the right decisions are made at the right time, appropriate communication occurs, and plans are intelligently adjusted to reflect vital fluctuations in goals and requirements
  • Coach teams to increase their efficiency and productivity through refinement of their Agile processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as Scrum Master and/or Agile Coach
  • Driven Agile transformation / implemented Agile methodologies to an organization
  • Retail / e-commerce industry experience
  • Experience delivering end-to-end mobile app solutions with a wide user base
  • Familiar with Scaled Agile Framework principles and practices
  • JIRA / Confluence power user
  • Previous development experience

This position is remote and may require occasional travel to our primarily campus in Sunnyvale, CA or other locations as necessary barring extenuating circumstances.

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:

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.
 

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. 

 

We’re virtual 

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting.  Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We’ll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.   

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

640 W California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

Job ID: 1188204841095723412

This job is located in

SUNNYVALE, California, 94087