Technical Program Manager

US-WA-Seattle
2 months ago
Job ID
551046
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
Position Category
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical

Job Description

Enabling Amazon’s explosive growth requires top talent in our Finance Technology (FinTech) organization. FinTech is seeking a Technical Program Manager to collaborate with business and technical teams, such as Retail, AWS, globally to deliver scalable and secure, world class solutions while maintaining a strong customer focus. You will use your technical and business acumen, working with global stakeholders to identify, define, and deliver scalable solutions that enable Amazon’s businesses. You will own your programs representing FinTech in communications to executive leadership while providing leadership into FinTechs’ engineering roadmap and operations.

Responsibilities include -
- Interact with project sponsors, project stakeholders and multiple business and technical teams to define and deliver project scope
- Drive programs to completion across multiple organizations and teams
- Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs and balance the business needs versus technical constraints
- Plan and manage multiple parallel projects
- Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels
- Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders
- Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities
- Communicate project issues and status in a concise, accurate, and professional manner
- Build and maintain integrated project schedules that account for internal/external dependencies, constraints, and adequately factors in some contingency for some unplanned delays while still be aggressive
- Remain flexible to changing priorities, open to new ideas and have Amazon's success firmly in your focus
- Drive technical teams to long term, scalable solutions
- Translate business requirements into technical specs

Basic Qualifications

- BS degree or equivalent
- 5+ years of Program Management experience, preferably in ERP technologies like Oracle, SAP, Siebel, PeopleSoft managing large global rollouts for the following flow families -
• Accounting to Financial Reports
• Order to Cash
• Procure to Pay

Preferred Qualifications

- Proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workloads, maintain attention to detail and work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
- Proven ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
- Analytical problem solving
- Organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Team player
- Proven problem solving skills
-Country-specific Localization deployment experience
- Project Management certification like PMP is desirable
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Project or like project management tools

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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