Technical Program Manager


How can Amazon improve education for millions of students around the world? Are you interested in developing cutting-edge technology that will help students and learners to study more effectively? The Higher Education team at Amazon Kindle focuses on innovating e-Education to make it a crucial way of learning. Recall the mountain of heavy textbooks, notes, and other course materials you had to drag around in your backpack? E-learning will put all of that information literally at your fingertips. And that's just the tip of the iceberg!

If you are a talented Technical Program Manager who is passionate about transforming education, then we want to talk to you! As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in building brand new software products and features from the ground up. Your work will allow you to utilize a melting pot of technologies, programming languages, and systems and require you to keep up with the ever-changing technological landscape. You could build cool system, services, apps and website features to help students, professors, life long learners and make Amazon an important figure in this field! Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development, with the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas, and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit customers worldwide.

Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience developing Internet products and technologies
  • Prior experience with agile methodologies
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or 4+ years equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience managing complex technology projects from design to through delivery

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience as a software developer
  • Degree in computer science or engineering preferred
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Quantitative analytical abilities

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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