• Sr TPM, AWS Builder Tools

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 13 hours ago(12/10/2018 7:09 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Like building software?
    Like working with/for Open Source projects?
    Love solving problems at scale?
    Come join us in Builder Tools, in making Amazon developers more efficient.

    The Artifacts and Languages team in AWS builder tools is looking for a Sr. Technical Program Manager (TPM) to help us in our mission to make Java and JavaScript developers focus on coding, and making their life easier with a better JDK and with better support for Artifact and code consumption. As a Sr. TPM, you will own the delivery of a better implementation of Java and and of a new package management solution for Amazon developers.

    You will be the primary point of contact for critical new features and products, representing our team to senior leadership across AWS.

    In the Artifacts & Languages team we
    • Provide a safe and easy way to consume and publish software packages for Amazon developers.
    • Provide tools for large scale code management.
    • Execute code improvements across the Amazon codebase.
    • Build and deliver a better Java implementation.
    • Contribute our Java fixes to the OpenJDK project.

    As a Sr. TPM, you will:
    • Be a mission-critical member of the leadership team, unify distributed engineering efforts and own the plan to deliver high-profile new tools and features for developers that build AWS and Amazon.com.
    • Lead strategic initiatives across many Amazon teams that will provide developers with high-impact improvements.
    • Draw on your knowledge of software development to hold a high standard of excellence for the developer experience.
    • Drive technical requirements, design, and delivery planning, working across engineering teams and stakeholders to ensure successful launch of initiatives.
    • Enable transparency and decision-making across AWS executive leadership by providing critical communication and clear status of the initiatives you own.
    • Apply your expertise, problem solving skills, and creativity to add value and diversity of thought to our team.


    Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years as a Technical Program Manager or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years experience as a software developer, or equivalent experience to demonstrate technical design expertise and understanding of the developer experience
    • Ability to work on a diverse team

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Proven ability to influence senior leadership (Director, VP) level
    • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills
    • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across all engineering disciplines
    • Resourceful - able to deliver results with minimal direction.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, business owners, and senior business leaders
    • Solid understanding of developer tools and cloud technologies
    • Experience working on frameworks or platforms consumed by a large developer audience

    Are you excited about making developers productive and happy, but feel you lack some of the qualifications? Talk to us anyways, we love teaching new skills!

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

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