Technical Program Manager - Gamification through Big Data and New Products

Description

We are building a system to enable teams across Amazon to leverage customer's passions and interests to create more engaging shopping experiences. You will work with teams across Amazon to power new experiences and help customers discover products relevant to them.

As a Sr. Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large, cross-org projects end-to-end. You will anticipate bottlenecks, make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. You will need to be innovative, flexible, have strong leadership skills and love to work collaboratively with cross-functional business and software development teams to solve critical business problems. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 years of Technical Program Management experience.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Established background in building and driving road maps for software teams
  • Motivated to achieve results in a fast paced environment
  • Problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and effectively prioritize program deliverables
  • Presentation and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with senior leaders across a variety of groups throughout Amazon

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with agile or similar program management methodologies
  • Enjoys working with a diverse group of people

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