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Principal TPM, Alexa Shopping NLU

Principal TPM, Alexa Shopping NLU

Job ID 
537157
Location 
US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 
5/22/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

At Alexa Shopping, we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Smart Devices such as Amazon Show, Echo, Dot or Tap. Our Services allow you to shop, no matter where you are or what you are doing, you can go from 'I want that' to 'that's on the way' in a matter of seconds. We are seeking the industry's best to help us create new ways to interact, search and shop. Join us, and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday life.

We are seeking Principal Technical Program Manager to lead the NLU program for Alexa Shopping who can work remotely. This is a strategic role to shape and deliver our technical strategy in developing and deploying NLU, Machine Learning solutions to our hardest customer facing problems. Our goal is to delight customers by providing a conversational interaction. These initiatives are at the heart of the organization and recognized as the innovations that will allow us to build a differentiated product that exceeds customer expectations. We're a high energy, fast growth business excited to have the opportunity to shape Alexa Shopping NLU is defined for years to come. If this role seems like a good fit, please reach out, we'd love to talk to you.

This role requires working closely with business, engineering and NLU Science leaders within Alexa Shopping and across Amazon to deliver ground breaking features. You will lead high visibility and high impact programs collaborating with various teams across Amazon. You will own regular communication with senior leadership on technology, dependency management, risk mitigation and program health.



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ 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
  • Strong bias for action and a "get it done" attitude
  • Able to work remotely

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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



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