Technical Program Manager


The Team: Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout. You simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what you want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and grocery essentials, and go.

Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by our Just Walk Out Technology. It automatically detects when products are taken from or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you're done shopping, you just leave the store. Shortly after, we'll charge your Amazon account and send you a receipt. Check it out at Designed and custom-built by Amazonians, our technology uses computer vision, sensor fusion, and advanced machine learning. Innovation is part of our DNA. We need people who want to join a high-reaching program that continues to push the edge in computer vision, machine learning, distributed systems and hardware design.

The Role: Everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats and work in a highly collaborative environment that's more startup than big company. We'll need to take on problems that span various domains: computer vision, image recognition, machine learning, real-time and distributed systems.

Job Responsibilities

Work with engineering and product management to translate business requirements into technical/functional specifications.

Build project plans, balancing business needs with project risks and resource availability.

Drive engineering project execution, make technical tradeoffs, track and report on status, and resolve blocking issues.

Coordinate cross-team efforts spanning dozens of retail services and tools teams.

Assist with recruiting, hiring process, and growing the team.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline.

7-10 years of experience the software industry, taking a product through its complete lifecycle.

Track record of successfully delivering projects on time, to scope, with high quality.

Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across all engineering disciplines.

Maturity, judgment, and proven ability to lead and influence others.

Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, business owners, and senior business leaders.

High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience driving multiple products through a complete lifecycle

High Scale services experience in an online retail environment

Experience combining hardware & software development

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