• Sr. Technical Program Manager

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/25/2018 9:11 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Connections Team is an innovative program that gives Amazonians an effective way to share feedback and help shape the future of the company. By leveraging machine learning, our systems create a continuous feedback mechanism to raise the bar on leadership and introduce positive changes in the workplace. Our goal is to help develop leaders who earn trust, remove barriers to excellence and make Amazon an inspiring place to work.

    As a Sr. Technical Program Manager, in Connections you will have help drive cross- team technical ownership of the development of new critical parts of this system. You will help create technology that changes the face of organization management and streamlines delivery.

    In this role you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects end-to-end. Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery.

    We have a team culture that encourages innovation and we expect TPM's, developers, and management alike to take a high level of ownership for the product vision, technical architecture, and project delivery. Successful candidates will be high-bandwidth leaders who can cut through the noise, simplify relentlessly, deliver results, and build great teams around themselves.

    Basic Qualifications

    · 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
    · 3+ years of coding experience in Java, C++, and Perl
    · Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
    · Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments, distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications
    · A first-hand working knowledge of current web technologies
    · Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
    · Excellent oral and written communication skills
    · Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects

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

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