Amazon

Sr. Technical Program Manager

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

Want to transform the way people enjoy podcasts, books, and storytelling on Alexa? Then come join the group who will be building new experiences from the ground up around this great content. Within Alexa Entertainment, you will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products that will be used every day by people you know. No matter what the role, we're looking for people who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers, demonstrate a high degree of product ownership, and want to have fun while they make history.

In this role you'll have independent ownership of leading a new high impact program to drive innovations for our customers. You will support and work together with cross-functionally teams across Alexa to define product roadmaps, manage and own overall delivery of the features spanning across multiple teams for successful delivery of overall program. You'll join a unique team in the Alexa organization with our own culture we move fast to deliver new great features for customers and have a ton of fun doing it.

Come join us as we build the Voice OS for Entertainment in the home. We're breaking new ground and need your help to bring our vision to reality.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or related technical field.
• 5+ years of technical program management experience.
• Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules.
• Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases.
• Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the landscape.
• A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a proven track record of shipping software quickly then iterating on the experience.
• Solid project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
• Ability to communicate, orally and in narrative, effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• 7+ years of technical program management experience.
• Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers.
• Passion to deliver high quality software that delight customers.
• Ability to grasp complex problems and quickly synthesize cohesive solutions.
• Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects through work prioritization, planning, and task delegation.
• A deep level of understanding of cloud computing technologies, system design and architecture.

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

Job ID: Amazon-1481871