• Sr. Technical Program Manager, Alexa Smart Home

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 8 months ago(2/12/2018 8:47 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Smart Home team is focused on making Alexa the user interface for the home. From the simplest voice commands (turn on the lights, turn down the heat) to use cases spanning home security, entertainment, and environment, we are evolving Alexa into an intelligent, indispensable companion that automates daily routines, simplifies interaction with appliances and electronics, and alerts when something unusual is detected.

    As a Senior TPM on the Alexa Smart Home team, you will be responsible for scoping and delivering end-to-end projects that span Alexa experiences and skills, voice user interfaces, and cloud services. You will lead and coordinate implementation efforts between internal teams, device manufacturers, and customers. You will balance customer and business needs versus technical constraints, and make appropriate trade offs to optimize time-to-market. The job requires a high degree of maturity and judgement, as well as ability to negotiate and influence, and provide overall leadership.

    Like the world of smart phones less than 10 years ago, this is a rare opportunity to have a giant impact on the way people live and work. And, you will have the satisfaction of working on a product your friends and family can relate to, and want to use every day.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of relevant work experience in internet-related programs and/or technical program management in a software applications environment.

    • BS in computer science, electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.

    • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels across multiple business units.

    • Experience working with external technology partners and enterprise customers.

    • Experience building processes, project management, and release schedules.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience building solutions for home networks, IoT device and cloud systems, or home/industrial control systems.

    • Experience defining and championing best practices across a software team.

    • High degree of comfort presenting to senior management, business stakeholders, and external partners.
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