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Sr. Technical Program Manager (TPM)

Sr. Technical Program Manager (TPM)

Job ID 
475666
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/2/2017
Company 
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Are you interested in building version 1.0 of a new product? Are you passionate about creating first class online and mobile shopping experiences?

Amazon Prime Now team is seeking talented technical program manager to drive the development of a new strategic initiative.

This is an early stage initiative with a fast paced, highly collaborative start up like environment inside Amazon. To be successful you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial. You are a true owner - you are passionate about the business and drive relentlessly to optimize and improve our business processes, remove bottlenecks and friction, and allow the business to move at a fast pace. You collaborate with UX designers, product managers, technical program managers, and partner teams. You are comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and willing to develop quick proof of concepts, iterate and improve. You create extensible design and easy to maintain solutions with the long term vision in mind.

An ideal candidate will operate at all levels, diving deep into the details while providing strategic inputs for the product. You will work with a team of engineering talent. You communicate effectively with multiple development, quality assurance, product management, and marketing teams.

We have a very flat team structure, and offer an unique opportunity for technical leaders who want to work closely with the business in defining, designing, building and operating products that are in the early stage of fast expansion.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years experience in building successful production software systems
  • Knowledge of best practices for software construction, planning, and operations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Success delivering products/services in a high-growth environment, exhibiting strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous customer-focused problems.
  • Experience with mobile application development.
  • High attention to detail with proven ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to take raw product requirements and create software architectures and designs to bring them to life.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Program Management, Quality Assurance, and Senior Leadership.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and opinions.

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