Amazon

Sr. Technical Program Manager - Alexa

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

Do you want to be part of new evolution in Alexa? Alexa, in addition to an intelligent assistant by itself, is just getting started to become foundational technology for other intelligent assistants. Help us to build the future of Alexa by building the technology for device makers and service providers to create their own assistants, tailored to their brand personality and customer needs, into automobiles, consumer electronics, mobile applications, smart properties, video games, and a variety of other digital experiences. This evolution will need new building blocks that you will define and build, and shape the future of custom assistants powered by Alexa. If you want to be part of such foundational team with startup culture and make decisions that define the future, this is the team for you!

As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will lead programs, rally together multiple organizations in Alexa and make progress every year to achieve the 3-5 year vision. The programs you own will be driven by flagship goals that are most important to success of Alexa, with significant impact to customers and developers. You will deliver key CX and Developer primitives that will be showcased in Alexa Live (similar to reInvent) and Amazon's fall device launches.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 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
• 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering team
• Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
• 5+ years of technical program management experience
• BS in computer science, electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.
• Minimum of five years overall experience in technical program/project management, software engineering, software development management, or a related technical field required with at least two years of focused TPM experience.
• 5+ years of experience building processes, project management, and schedules

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


• Experience managing efforts in distributed systems and/or developing large scale mobile applications
• Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals including external partners
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
• Experience developing and launching products that require collaboration between cross-functional tech teams.
• Experienced in Agile or Scrum software development methodologies
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

Job ID: Amazon-1380106