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Principal Technical Program Manager

Principal Technical Program Manager

Job ID 
436316
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/22/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Looking for an opportunity to move fast and make a big impact? Amazon Prime’s tens of millions of members are at the heart of Amazon’s explosive growth, and at the core of its success are products we are building to convert customers to be lifelong Prime members, to help them enjoy their benefits and to increase their engagement with Amazon. Since its start in 2005, Prime has expanded across the world and added multiple benefits for its members, we are looking for a result-oriented principal technical program leader to shape and drive cross-functional technical platform initiatives to support our product initiatives globally.
If you are a Technical Program Manager with a creative flare, strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, an ability to influence business and technical leaders in a dynamic environment, we want to talk with you. Joining our team provides the unique challenge and opportunity to build software systems that benefit millions of customers and interacts with Prime members worldwide. The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary program / project management, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, with a passion for creating scalable, reliable and maintainable systems. The candidate should be open to new challenges, strong at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, and self-directed team player. Candidate should drive continuous improvement on process while building new technical platform and product capabilities that are of high leverage to help us scale and collaborate effectively with cross-functional product, business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience managing large, cross-functional projects
  • Experience with service oriented architecture and object oriented design
  • Excellent communication skills with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sound business judgment with product and technical vision
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Prior experience as a software developer