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Principal, Product Manager - Tech Commercialization Strategy



San Bruno, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023
  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1705258

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart Commerce Technologies is a new start up within Walmart Global Tech commercializing internally developed technologies and offering it to external companies.

The Principal Product Manager – Technology Commercialization Strategy will be responsible for assessing commercialization opportunities of technology assets including evaluating the technology, developing the business plan and go to market strategy. For commercialized products, this Principal Product Manager will drive operational excellence programs across products

Position Description

The Principal Product Manager will play a pivotal role in driving the success and growth of our organization by defining and planning product strategies and building operational excellence programs. This role involves in-depth market analysis, competitive research, and strategic thinking to guide product teams and ensure market competitiveness.


  • Evaluate new technologies, conduct market research, determine competitive landscape and business trends.

  • Develop the business case to determine the go/no go decision for investment for a new product.

  • Identify key dependencies, blockers and ecosystem requirements to scale and build the product.

  • Build operational excellence programs and establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure product success.

  • Regularly analyze data to gauge product performance and make data-driven decisions  

  • Collaborate with internal teams to share the product roadmap, goals and other key updates with executive leadership.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 7-10 of experience in product management / consulting /start up and / or MBA degree with 5-7 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-4 year in management consulting or internal technology consulting groups

  • Experience with building and launching a new product in a start-up environment

  • Experience developing go to market strategies

  • Engineering background a positive

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...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, 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.