• Technical Program Manager

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 9 months ago(8/16/2017 10:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Device Services organization is hiring a Technical Program Manager to help us scale our engineering operations. Our organization builds the services that enable critical customer experiences across all Amazon devices including Kindle, Fire TV, Fire Tablets, Amazon Echo, Amazon Dash in addition to Amazon experiences on 3rd-party devices.

    This is a high visibility role that will require working with several engineering teams to help streamline operations and deliver greater experiences to our customers at a high velocity. You will be a point of contact for coordinating large-scale initiatives across the larger Amazon Devices organization. This includes services infrastructure initiatives, programs to increase efficiency & reduce costs, and helping to solve scaling challenges, to name a few. As a technical program manager you will be one of the key leaders on the team and have an impact by defining strategy & requirements, developing processes & schedules, and driving forward progress on major initiatives. This will require regular communication with program stakeholders and executives.

    Basic Qualifications

    • TPM with 3+ years of experience managing complex projects with aggressive schedules and scarce resources.
    • Experience defining processes, project management, and release schedules
    • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels across the business
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using multiple software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, waterfall, etc)
    • Experience building web services
    • Excellent problem solving skills.
    • Excellent communication skills both orally and written

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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