Technical Program Manager-Amazon Fashion Technology

US-WA-Seattle
4 months ago
Job ID
462711

Job Description

Want to build a new business in one of the fastest growing and strategic areas of Amazon’s retail business? Interested in leadership position on a small and dynamic start-up that will enable customers to shop Amazon in a brand new way? Interested in building brand new software platform within Amazon that gives end-to-end customer experience and touches every retail platform Amazon has built to-date? Come join our team of innovators, seasoned business leaders, passionate engineers, experienced product managers and creative visual designers to tackle the most important customer challenges.

A successful candidate will be customer focused and have an established track record in managing and delivering multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously. Candidate must also have broad and deep technical expertise, experience in resolving latency and scalability bottlenecks and excellent problem solving and communication skills.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing projects across the full software development life cycle; execution, status reporting and coordination against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Facilitate roadmap development for the engineering teams and help shape the overall vision for the digital commerce platform
  • Translate requirements into detailed specifications, and managing dependencies across multiple engineering teams
  • Work closely with platform engineers and other teams to ensure business needs are met without compromising long-term platform health and evolution.
  • Work with multiple business teams to deliver key features that Amazon customers love
  • Identify, evaluate, track and mitigate issues and risks
  • Create, maintain, and present project information to stakeholders, including senior leadership

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of large, cross-functional software efforts.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum environment
  • Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments, distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications
  • First-hand working knowledge of current web technologies
  • Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry.
  • Strong bias for action and "get it done" attitude.
  • Experience in supporting analytical systems.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
  • Experience working in a budget and technical constrained environment and still being able to deliver results
  • Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position
  • Capability to create a strong business and technical vision and drive a team towards that vision.
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