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Senior Technical Program Manager

Senior Technical Program Manager

Job ID 
563156
Location 
US-CA-Cupertino
Posted Date 
8/1/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
Recruiting Team 
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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. What will you help us create?


The Role:
As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a large end to end project. You will have the opportunity to engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive of and design innovative consumer products. In this role, you will be comfortable working across teams and time zones and through ambiguity. You thrive through building consensus and driving teams towards results. You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the 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. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

We are seeking a strong technical program manager with experience in platform software development. This domain requires you to have knowledge of embedded, real time operating systems (RTOS), power and thermally constraint system, multi-media and frameworks, Board Support Package (BSP) development and customization.

You will:
* Work with key stakeholders in product management and executive teams to define strategy and requirements
* Lead cross-functional development on new technology from design through delivery
* Work with remote teams to deliver supporting software and services in sync with launch timelines
* Own your product and all aspects of managing it through launch
* Communicate regularly with senior management on status, risks and change control
* Stand with & defend your convictions as well as accept others’ point of views when needed
* Must be able & willing to travel internationally



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Basic Qualifications

* 7+ years of relevant work experience in technical program/project management in a consumer electronics environment
* Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (EE, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering)
* Experience with embedded software development, Real-time operating (RTOS) systems, compute frameworks
* Knowledge of Embedded Linux, Android Framework
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills engaging technical and non-technical stakeholders
* Knowledge of software development (Device, Application)
* Strong problem solving and negotiation skills to earn trust and influence partners and teams
* Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule and deploy new features sets
* Experience analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection
* Demonstrable experience in project management and coordinating/driving release schedules

Preferred Qualifications

* Master’s or advanced technical degree
* Creative leader with superior analytical abilities
* Strong problem solving and negotiation skills to earn trust and influence partners and teams
* Knowledge of hardware development process and lifecycle
* Familiarity with cloud-based services & development
* Prior experience as a software developer is a plus

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.