@WalmartLabs's Platform team is all about frameworks that operate in a high-scale, distributed, multi-tenancy environment. @WalmartLabs is looking for a Senior Technical Product Manager (Platform) interested in defining the next-generation, greenfield foundation for one of the largest retail companies in the world. This is a unique opportunity to start fresh and focus on Platform components from the ground up, including distributed computing, IaaS, PaaS, Service Oriented Architectures, automation, data analytics, NoSql, big data, logging, monitoring, diagnostics, security and several other frameworks that complete the portfolio of products required to build a world-class Platform for Walmart. This position will be a bridge between engineering and the business to build a roadmap that meets the vision of the company. The ideal candidate has a technical background (as they will need to work closely with the engineering teams), and has spent 3 to 4 years as a product manager. If you want to get paid to be challenged in a fast, agile environment with other A-Players, then come and consider the Platform @WalmartLabs.
** Responsible for creating and managing user stories, use cases and product documentation in a fast paced Agile environment.
** Devise and design solutions and drive them through completion, to address key stakeholder and customer needs.
** Develop deep understanding of source systems, business usage, business logic, data issues, etc.
** Analyze source systems and related data sets to ensure business requirements for projects can be successfully translated for data modeling, architecture, development and QA teams.
** Monitor and respond to external factors including competition, market and technology trends to ensure success of the product.
** Provide consultation to Business Units and Technical Teams.
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
** Highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
** Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and thorough.
** At least 3 years experience in a product management or equivalent role preferably in enterprise software, with a demonstrated ability to drive product planning, development and launch.
** Experience with building core engineering and platform type of products.
** Experience developing concise, accurate requirements / functional specifications and user stories.
** Ability to work on multiple products / Agile teams.
** Research oriented and quick study.
** Very efficient in technical communication with the team and other partner teams.
** Passion for new technologies, analyzing competition, customers and markets.
** Strong technical background, with BS in Computer Science or a related technical subject required.
** Significant experience with Java.
** Experience with application containers (JBoss, Tomcast, Weblogic, etc.) and other platform components like caching, messaging, SOA frameworks, etc.
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