Products That Count
Products That Count

Principal, Product Manager



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023
  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1710328

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The mission for Market Product Strategy Team is to establish an overarching Customer-centric multi-market OmniChannel Strategy(which leverages Walmart’s global footprint & tech capabilities), cascading that to various levels of the organization while driving Product Operational efficiency with a relentless focus on measuring and improving Business Outcomes & Outputs

About Team:
Focusing on customer, associate and business needs, this team works with Walmart International, which includes more than 5,200 retail units, operating in 23 countries such as Canada, Central America, Chile, China, India, Mexico and South Africa to name a few.

What you'll do:

You’ll Make an Impact by 

  • Defining vision and strategies for your market and product group, using market expertise, internal and external best practices; identifying market opportunities, building business cases, and approving objectives
  • Working with market business leadership, prepare a comprehensive market product strategy and roadmap (including production of a market tech narrative)
  • Gain alignment with stakeholders and Int’l Tech to deliver on the market product strategy
  • In conjunction with the domain product team, align on the appropriate high level technology solution to deliver on the market product strategy
  • Build and defend business cases to support the market product strategy
  • Secure the funding necessary (I.e. budget approval) from the market to deliver on that roadmap
  • Identify, address and resolve cross-team/domain dependencies and ensure continued alignment
  • Own the communication through both regular/formal channels (e.g. QBRs) as well as more irregular channels of the successes, risks and progress of the market product roadmap 

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities include : 

Leading the team that generates an Omni Channel product roadmap by aligning business, operations and technical needs, analyzing customer and product data for actionable insights, determining rollout strategy, and managing risks and new opportunities Setting vision and strategies for your product family, using domain expertise, internal and external best practices, identifying market opportunities, building business cases, and approving objectives..  Building collaborative relationships with key partners by driving priorities aligned to OKRs, communicating and prioritizing product roadmaps, and gaining buy-in from executive leadership Providing overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs Ensuring critical business issues are considered; serving as the voice of the customer in product decisions that impact customer experience. championing the prioritization of initiatives to Product Management leadership; guiding product managers to ensure product specifications are understood by Engineering; Overseeing team members' work on multiple portfolios throughout the product lifecycle by questioning and clarifying the cross-functional implications of all product decisions; supporting team members as they interact with the development team; overseeing pilot testing of new product and proof of concept initiatives; and coaching product managers as they consider changes to project scope, timeline, or resources. Driving the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Supporting product managers to uncover latent customer needs, competitive threats, and emerging trends through research; working with product managers to develop clear and complete business case presentations for senior management; ensuring product
managers use accurate and robust financial modeling and scenario analysis for major initiatives; and identifying resources needed to execute product roadmap based on demand, priority, and capacity.

What you'll bring:

You’ll sweep us off our feet if...

  • You use data to drive decisions and outcomes
  • You obsess over your customers and develop solutions that delight them
  • You are a self-starter with a strong attention to detail and an ability to deal with ambiguity
  • You have experience in Omni Supply Chain, process design, or operational excellence
  • You’re comfortable working with lead engineers and UX partners to advise on strategy and competitive research 
  • You have experience working with UX designers to create intuitive experiences
  • You’re skilled at engaging and communicating to senior executives across multiple domains
  • You engage at a detailed level across key stakeholders.
  • You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • You are comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more. You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see . Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart. Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at . The annual salary range for this position is $143,000.00-$286,000.00 Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives. Additional compensation for certain positions may also include: - Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location) - Stock equity incentives

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related area and 9 years’ experience in product management. Option 2: 11 years’ experience in product management or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related area and 8 years’ experience as a product manager, ideally working on consumer-facing, large-scale, highly complex B2B/C products, Supervisory experience Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

840 W CALIFORNIA AVE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.