Senior Technical Program Manager, Search Team-Do You Excel In An Entrepreneurial Environment?

2 months agoRemote


The Amazon India Retail team located in Seattle is looking for a technology leader to define, organize and lead high-performing teams across Amazon in delivering projects for Amazon India. The right candidate will excel in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. You will help develop architectures and technical solutions for complex problems, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs -- balancing the business needs and technical constraints. You will be a thoughtful representative for the customer in technical design meetings and demonstrate the right amount of 'hustle' to ensure we continually improve their experience over time. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the Amazon India Search team that will be responsible for tailoring the search experience for India customer needs using machine learning and artificial intelligence. The projects focus on diverse problems and opportunities including search customer experience, ranking, spelling correction, query understanding and personalized recommendations.

We are looking for a Sr. TPM who is experienced in delivering customer experiences using science and engineering innovations. You will manage the search intake process and lead the projects by partnering with Product Managers, SDEs, Scientists and UX designers to build awesome search experiences. You will be working with teams across the company to gain alignment of your projects and work with your sprint team(s) to deliver them across Amazon marketplaces. To do this you will need to dive into data and metrics, develop excellent communication strategies, build successful partnerships and drive success through others.


• 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 technical program management experience
• Strong communicator in both verbal and written forms and are equally adept in communicating upwards, outwards, and downward
• Experience with agile development methodologies (i.e. Scrum, etc)
• Experience with project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
• Experience with object oriented development and design (preferably in both client and server development solutions)
• Experience and proficiency with web technologies and tools
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• A passion for data-driven decision-making


• Masters or PhD in Computer Science or a related field
• Experience delivering innovative experiences leveraging machine learning
• Superior project management and organizational skills
• Strong customer focus and ability to demonstrate pragmatic decision-making
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Experience delivering large-scale systems with world-class availability, scalability, and performance requirements
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Job ID: Amazon-1443195