• Sr. Technical Program Manager | Amazon Exports & Expansion

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 12:06 PM)
    Job ID
    632547
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Exports and Expansion team is looking for an experienced Sr. Technical Program Manager to develop innovative technology solutions that directly impact a multibillion dollar business and improve customer experience around the world.

    In this role you will:
    • Build solutions that reach millions of new customers all over the world, providing them with a superior shopping experience in their local language and currencies.
    • Have the opportunity to learn and design improvements across the entire customer journey including Selection, Search, Ordering, Payments, Fulfillment, and backend support systems.
    • Utilize Service-Oriented Architecture, Machine Learning, and Data Mining to drive innovation.
    • Work closely with business teams to define expansion strategy and create innovative features/solutions to help this thriving business continue its exponential growth.

    Our mission is to provide a one-stop shopping experience for international and cross border customers that includes:
    • Creation of new marketplaces in emerging countries
    • Product selection and order fulfillment from all of Amazon’s marketplaces.
    • Tailored customer experience with local language, currency, payment methods, end-to-end delivery, shipment tracking, and customs clearance.
    We enable customers from across the world to purchase products and services on Amazon with guaranteed shipping and import duty fees. We seek to localize our customers' experience based on their preferences including language and currency.

    To accomplish this, we need to build:
    • New markets with new products/services
    • Machine learning models to classify millions of products eligible for international shipment.
    • Algorithms to optimize import duty cost.
    • Global ordering platform that handles Amazon’s scale.
    • Platforms which enable new local payment instruments and supports local currency.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    • 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry.
    • 3+ years of coding experience in Java, C++, and Perl.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
    • Leader of cross-functional programs
    • Ability to create technical requirements from business requirements
    • Ability to create high level system design and interface specs
    • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical individuals at all levels in the organization
    • Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments, distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications.
    • A first-hand working knowledge of current web technologies and agile processes.
    • Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 10+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry.
    • 5+ years of coding experience in Java, C++, and Perl.
    • Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leaders on complex concepts.
    • PMP or equivalent certification in project management
    • Leader of large, cross-functional programs involving 100s of teams.
    • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer - F/M/V/D

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