Sr. Technical Program Manager

US-CA-Sunnyvale
4 months ago
Job ID
545500
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical

Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo.

The Role:
We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even imagine yet. As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will be working with a unique and gifted team developing exciting products for consumers and collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams, including Amazon Robotics.

The team is a multidisciplinary group of engineers and scientists engaged in a fast paced mission to deliver the new products. The team faces a challenging task of balancing cost, schedule, and performance requirements. You should be comfortable collaborating in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, and contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating leadership, technical competence, and meticulousness.

In this role, you will work with a focused team of engineers, UX designers, and product management on defining, developing, and delivering user experiences for a new products. You will also program manage the integration of Alexa services into the products. You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products that will be used every day by people you know.

As a Sr. TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance customer and business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected.

We are looking for entrepreneurial, innovative individuals who thrive on solving tough problems. High judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent, and leadership are essential to success in this role.



Basic Qualifications


  • 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field
  • Device Software experience
  • Experience managing software releases in Android/Java environments
  • Experience with bug tracking systems
  • Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project

Preferred Qualifications


  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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