• Senior Technical Program Manager - IMDb

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/22/2018 9:14 AM)
    Job ID
    734311
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    IMDb (www.imdb.com) is the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content with more than 250 million unique visitors per month. IMDb offers a searchable database of more than 4 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and more than 6 million cast and crew members. Since 1998 IMDb has sat at the intersection of the entertainment and technology industries inside the world’s most innovative and consumer-centric company.

    After all these years, IMDb continues to expand and has new products and services available to our customers. One of our teams leading the growth is the IMDb Advertising team, which is responsible for the largest revenue stream of the organization. As we grow, the IMDb Advertising team is seeking an innovative, results-oriented Senior Technical Program Manager (Sr. TPM) to help develop and build our unique advertising products.

    This position will work deeply with engineering teams on the design, implementation, and drive the delivery of large technology initiatives across teams at IMDb and Amazon. As a Sr. TPM, your focus will be to drive operational excellence across large architectures and engineering efficiency by reducing dependencies and bottlenecks. To be effective, a Sr. TPM needs to understand system and architecture design approaches to ensure technologies deliver scale and perform appropriately end-to-end in this role. You also need to be an excellent translator between various parts of the business and the technical teams you work with. Above all, you should also be a person who enjoys learning and contributing to aspects about the business, legal, or marketing side of a product.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience defining product/program requirements for engineering teams
    • 3+ years of product/program experience related to advertising or consumer facing industry
    • 3+ years of experience in a technical role
    • Bachelor's degree


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience holding an engineering team to a high standard for both solutions and engineering practices
    • Experience negotiating resources and priorities while building processes and release schedules
    • Understanding of system limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions, and/or the reasons for architectural decisions
    • Have worked across organizations and have influenced external customers, partners, system owners, and/or architectures
    • Comfortable with system design and an understanding of web and app development
    • Proven to be clear and concise in both verbal and written communication
    • Have mentored or developed others
    • Has engineering or software development background
    • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field


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