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Staff Technical Program Manager

Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Staff Technical Program Manager (Lead), who will work with our cross-functional team in Supply Chain Technology, and cross-functional teams, to enable us to more efficiently execute on initiatives that are business critical.



You will make impact by

- Owning and driving of several complex programs, forming a portfolio of workstreams that are geared towards achieving business goals of different market segments.

- Owning and driving complex, multi-disciplinary and multi-product technology projects using your techno-functional expertise.

- Ensuring planning through deep discovery, scope and feature set of programs, understand and articulate detailed requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders.

- Understanding systems interdependencies and lead cross-functional teams towards technical solutions

- Being equally at home explaining your teams analysis and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.

- Proactively and effectively communicating program statuses, identifying potential risks and setbacks, and developing mitigation strategies

- Constantly striving to develop best practices in a changing and dynamic environment to ensure on time delivery. Ensuring program documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review

- Actively driving and contributing to resource planning to ensure program success and driving internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions



You will sweep us off our feet if you..

- Have a strong technical foundation and are natural motivator, cross-functional relationship builder, and a champion for driving the right level of process to ensure smooth and predictable program execution in a fast-paced innovative environment.

- Manage complex business problems in terms of people, processes, and technology to enable teams and deliver best-in-class products.

- Are able to exercise technical judgment to keep goals for programs, projects, and products realistic and attainable within a given timeline.

- Have strong communication skills that are succinct and tailored to stakeholders, team members and executives alike.


- Supply Chain experience

- eCommerce or retail experience

- Java development exp
- A BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, related fields

- 10+ years Cross-functional Program Management experience working among several groups such as: design, product management, engineering, and business stakeholders.

- An ability to understand technical subjects and emerging technologies, and their relevance to the marketplace.

- Agile methodologies experience

- Experience working with technical teams with interest and the ability to learn other technical areas as needed.

- Problem-solving and organizational experience across multiple teams.

- Expert in Program/Product Manager principles and experience launching a product previously

- Technical background

Keywords: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Springdale , Staff Technical Program Manager, Other , Bentonville, Arkansas

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