Senior Technical Program Manager

2 weeks agoSeattle, WA


AWS Commerce Platform International Expansion is looking for a Senior TPM to deliver a new initiative to help AWS customers leverage our services across the globe.

AWS is growing rapidly in international marketplaces. As a senior TPM in this group, you will own defining and delivering programs with significant complexity and cross-org impact, you will be able to propose and drive innovation that have improve customer experience in a wide and diverse set of industries and locations. You will work with stakeholders across from product engineering, Finance, Legal and Tax and innovate on how AWS build up international business.

From a technical perspective, you need to feel comfortable with design concepts. You will contribute to large scale architectural designs specific to a technical domain in the platform. You should be comfortable diving deep and understand the mechanism of multiple complex systems. You will work with program managers to define Product experience, work with engineering leaders and engineers to design and build secure, durable and scalable services.

From a program management perspective You will be influencing an organization with teams located across several countries. You will own the definition and delivery of the program, including keeping stakeholders informed with status, holding teams accountable to their deliverables, identifying and resolving blocking issues to ensure the delivery.

From people perspective you will coach and mentor other TPMs, you will also have the opportunity to participate in hiring and recruiting. As a senior TPM your influence and contribution will likely be expected on other programs beyond your own.

This is an exciting role with a high degree of impact and also a high degree of ambiguity. You will have the opportunity to work with senior executives in AWS and your work will benefit a boundless set of customers all around the world.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

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• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
• 8+ years of relevant engineering experience
• 5+ years of internet related technical program management in software
• Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion with critical thinking skills for prioritization, planning and task delegation
• Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional, cross-organization teams to negotiate and assemble project plans, secure commitments on deliverables, and resolve blocking issues.
• Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
• Curiosity to dig several layers deep into technical solutions with an eye toward continuous improvement
• Experience communicating (written and verbal) with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units including executive level


• Master's degree in a business or technology discipline or related field
• 10+ years of experience managing complex technology projects
• Experience in Accounting, International tax law, Financial reconciliation,
• Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction

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Job ID: Amazon-1405695