Amazon

Senior Technical Program Manager

1 month agoNew York, NY

DESCRIPTION

Would you like to have ownership of the systems powering the world's largest e-Commerce catalog for the company that literally invented that industry?

How do you take billions of contributions from sellers around the world, make decisions about what products those contributions are reconciling to, and present a consolidated view of product data to your customers?

How do you ensure that you present the most up to date information for physical, digital, and service products to hundreds of millions of customers around the world 24x7x365? Find out on the Amazon Catalog Platform team!

We are looking for a passionate Technical Program Manager to join a new team based in NYC that is focusing on Item Relationships in the catalog. The goal of this team is to establish Relationships as first class citizens within the Amazon Catalog Platform and ecosystem.

If you seek the challenge and ownership that comes from driving big, cross-functional and cross-organizational projects while solving complex technical problems, then driving new capabilities for Relationships in the Amazon Catalog may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:
• Gather business and functional requirements from external and/or internal customers and end-users, and translate requirements into technical specifications to build robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well between a range of complex systems.
• Thinking big and working with executive leadership and business stakeholders to define strategy and requirements.
• Delivering results by leading cross functional development teams from design to rollout.
• Earning trust through regular communication with senior management on status, risks and change control.
• Owning all metrics around initiative goals you will define. We make decisions based on data.
• Being resourceful and creative to overcome obstacles and turn challenges into opportunities.
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders:
• Thinks Big
• Exhibits Excellent Judgement
• Has relentlessly high standards
• Strong Results Orientation

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 5+ years of technical program management experience
• 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
• Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
• 5+ years of relevant work experience in internet-related program and/or product management in a software applications environment
• Demonstrated track record across numerous enterprise wide programs
• A deep understanding of software development, architecture, and infrastructure.
• Exposure to Agile and Scrum development methodologies
• Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets
• Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
• The ability to align efforts of disparate groups to achieve a common goal
• Experience with agile or other program management methodologies
• Prior experience as a software developer
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1544149

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