Sr Technical Program Manager
- New York, NY
The Amazon Advertisement CCS engineering team has an opportunity to be part of a growing team working on advertising for Amazon.com, Kindle Special Offers, and Amazon Mobile Ads. We are building new systems and tools to streamline ad delivery to millions of Amazon customers.
We're seeking a talented, detail-oriented Technical Program Manager who enjoys delivering solutions that span multiple teams and leverage a wide range of technologies including object oriented design and coding, databases, mobile devices, tablets, Kindle, streaming video technologies and Amazon Web Services.
In this role, working in conjunction with account managers, operations, designers and customers, as well as engineering, you will be responsible for delivering large projects end-to-end.
-Develop and execute project plans and delivery commitments; manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment.
- Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team.
- Operations of the service as a mission-critical system.
- Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach. Be a hands-on technical leader and contributor.
- Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management, and drive issue resolution.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
7+ years of relevant engineering experience
5+ years of technical program management experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
Experience with OOD and object oriented languages
A strong program management background, demonstrated experience leading medium to large strategic projects
Experience mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues
Experience with Agile (SCRUM, RUP, XP), OO modeling, web services, UNIX, middleware, database and data mining systems
Previously held a technical leadership role for several complete large-scale projects
Delivered ad targeting and serving infrastructure
Delivered a low-latency, consumer-internet-scale web services operating in a 24x7 environment
Experience with Database technologies, RDBMS/NoSQL
One or more programming language Java, C++, Python.
Experience in data analytics using distributed systems (e.g. Hadoop, Pig, Hive, EMR, Spark, Elasticsearch)
Online distributed systems and platform infrastructure design and implementation
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