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Technical Program Manager, Amazon Video - Live streaming

Technical Program Manager, Amazon Video - Live streaming

Job ID 
380013
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
1/12/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Did you know the recent State of the Union Address by President Obama was streamed LIVE on Amazon Video? Would you like to be part of the core team that built this? Are you a hands-on technical leader who can make a huge impact on a dynamic, fast moving business? Are you equally comfortable digging into technical details as you are in drilling into product requirements? Does the idea of building a world class live streaming service from ground-up, at Amazon scale, excite you? If your answer to all these questions is yes, we’d love to have you on Amazon Video Streaming team.

This role requires working closely with business and development teams within Amazon Video and across the organization. You will work with product management, content acquisition teams, 3rd party content partners and key software development teams to define strategy, determine requirements, and lead program execution and delivery. You will lead high visibility and high impact programs collaborating with teams various across Amazon including regular communication with senior leadership on status, risks and product strategy within Amazon Video and across Amazon.

The ideal candidate has thrived and succeeded in delivering broadly adopted technology products or services in a very high growth environment. You are a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and compellingly, and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence. You have a keen business sense but have also developed a deep understanding of technology.
Qualified candidates have experience defining projects and features, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional specifications, leading large cross functional and cross organizational programs, and successfully delivering complex programs with accurate results at high scale.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of large, cross-functional software efforts
  • Ability to conceptualize complex interrelated applications and system platforms, as well as the ability to effectively communicate those systems to non-technical team members and business partners
  • Experience managing efforts in distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects through work prioritization, planning and task delegation
  • Strong bias for action and a "get it done" attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Video playback and streaming technologies
  • Experience with distributed computing and service oriented architecture.
  • Master’s degree in computer science and/or business administration