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Sr. Technical Program Manager, Amazon Giveaway

Sr. Technical Program Manager, Amazon Giveaway

Job ID 
433046
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/28/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

Amazon’s Social team is looking for a Sr. Technical Program Manager to define, coordinate, and deliver solutions that enable brand new social experiences for Amazon customers. This position will involve working directly with multiple teams and services across Amazon. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

We are looking for an experienced technical program manager to define and drive the end-to-end development of features and coordinate the development of product components. An ideal candidate will demonstrate strong CS background, a passion for working on behalf of customers and the ability to operate independently and autonomously. Maturity, judgment, innovation, negotiation skills, influence and leadership skills are all essential. The broad responsibilities of the position will include end-to-end ownership of projects in the functional areas: generating product ideas, researching options, building project proposal, prioritizing on behalf of the customer, writing the design specifications, and driving execution.

Come join us in re-defining some of the core tenants of online shopping at the earth's most customer centric company!

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals including: data structures, algorithms, OO design and patterns
  • Track record of simplifying, operational excellence, and a focus on metrics and automation.
  • Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills, excellent communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree preferred
Candidates must be innovative, creative, flexible and self-motivated

  • Prior experience as a Software engineer is strongly desired
  • Experience with Scrum or Agile development a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions