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Technical Program Manager

Technical Program Manager

Job ID 
571848
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/24/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Are you excited by the challenge of launching new business initiatives for Amazon in India?

India Consumer Business (ICB) Technology team builds products and services that solve unique customer needs in Amazon’s fastest growing marketplace. We are a multi-billion dollar business with a huge potential to grow in a trillion dollar market. Our team own the complete consumer and seller experience for Amazon India, work on a wide range of technologies (including AWS and EC2) and build and operate highly scalable, low latency mobile first products and services. We are solving last mile engineering challenges around Mobile, Product Discovery, Delivery, Payments, Logistics, Customer experience, Seller experience and more

We are looking to build an consumables engineering team in Seattle, that will be focused on setting up new food retail business venture and expand the the footprint of leading consumables programs like Prime NOW/ FRESH/Pantry in India

As a Technical Program manager within Amazon India Consumables tech team, you will be responsible for designing, developing and deploying solutions across all these consumable formats. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a team that will be responsible for building a successful, sustainable and strategic business for Amazon, from the ground up!

If you are looking for an opportunity to build creative technology solutions that positively impact hundreds of millions of customers, and relish large ownership and diverse technologies, join our team today! You will work with senior engineering leaders across key consumable platforms and evolve the design/architecture of the India first products that will be owned by our team team. You will be responsible to set up and hold a high software quality bar besides providing technical direction to a highly technical team of Software Engineers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with product and category teams and help define the right customer experience for IN first consumables features.
  • Work closely with senior engineers to design, implement and deploy applications that impact the Amazon.in business with an emphasis on e-Commerce website development and platform services..
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Assist directly and indirectly in the continual hiring and development of technical talent.
  • Create and execute appropriate quality plans, project plans, test strategies and processes for development activities in concert with business and project management efforts

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience;

Technology background, especially in a service-oriented environment with a deep understanding of software development and e-commerce products.

Deep understanding of project and program management with 5+ yrs of experience in a fast paced environment taking a product through its complete life cycle using Agile
methodologies and delivering highly scalable and robust systems.

Proven track record of leading large cross-functional software projects.

Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and key partners for the program

Strong judgment, especially relevant in balancing long term strategic investments with near term business goals.

Able to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, business owners, and senior business leaders.

Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions

Experience with e-commerce platforms, payments, or logistics considered a plus

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline