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Sr Technical Program Manager

Sr Technical Program Manager

Job ID 
431217
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/19/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

The Amazon Exports and Expansion team is looking for an experienced Sr. Technical Program Manager to come up with innovative technology solutions that directly impact a multi-billion dollar business and improve customer experience around the world.

In this role you will:
  • Build solutions that reach millions of new customers all over the world, providing them with a world class shopping experience in their local language and currencies
  • Have the opportunity to work across all tiers using Service-Oriented Architecture, Machine Learning, and Data Mining
  • Work closely with the business to define the expansion strategy and figure out innovative solutions to help this thriving business continue to its exponential growth
Our mission is to provide a one-stop shopping experience to international customers that includes:
  • Product selection and order fulfillment from all of Amazon’s marketplaces.
  • Accurate import fee deposit estimation.
  • Tailored customer experience with local language, currency, payment methods, end-to-end delivery, shipment tracking, and customs clearance.
We enable customers from over 77 countries to purchase products on Amazon with guaranteed shipping and import duty fees. We seek to improve this experience by making selection available across all Amazon marketplaces, so that customers can search and browse in their preferred language and currency.

To accomplish this, we need to build:
  • Machine learning models to classify millions of products eligible for international shipment.
  • Algorithms to optimize import duty cost.
  • Global ordering platform that handles Amazon’s scale.
  • Platform that enables new local payment instruments and supports local currency.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years in a technical project/program management role in a related industry
  • Experience leading complex projects involving multiple geographically dispersed teams
  • Possess in-depth technical understanding of agile software development lifecycle and large scale Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Extensive experience defining programs and implementing them across a team focused on delivering outcomes that meet rapidly evolving customer needs
  • A proven track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and deliver results
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • A proven ability to bring clarity to ambiguous situations
  • Strong presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, technical leaders, and developers
  • Experience working with localization
  • Experience working with a full end-to-end e-commerce stack
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly