• Senior Technical Program Manager - Prime Video

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2019 8:54 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon Video would like to offer every movie to everyone to watch instantly anywhere. Amazon Video delivers movies and TV shows instantly to PCs, portable devices, consoles, and TVs worldwide. You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be creative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide. Would you like to join us to help shape the future of Video?

    Amazon Video Catalog team builds platform and services that distribute Amazon Video Catalog globally across different content types and devices. This team is responsible for building services that not scale to high levels of runtime requests but also services that scale to distributing large volumes of updates and distribute the catalog through various mediums: Tier-1 services, XML feeds etc. As Senior TPM, this role is inherently cross-functional where you will work closely with engineering, project management, design, operations, business development, content acquisition, operations, and executive teams to help bringing products to market and enhance our customer experience. You will interact with almost all Amazon Video teams on how to best interface with the catalog and launch new customer experiences and offerings.

    A successful candidate will be highly analytical, resourceful, customer focused, team oriented, and will have an ability to work independently under time constraints to meet deadlines. He or she will have a proven track record in taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science required
    • 8+ years of experience as an Engineer, Development Manager or Technical Program Manager
    • Strong technical credentials, with experience managing technical initiatives cutting across teams and organizations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences and a strong track record of delivery of large, cross-functional initiatives
    • Ability to conceptualize complex interrelated applications and system platforms, as well as the ability to communicate those systems to non-technical team members and business partners
    • Ability to build relationships, and influence other teams to meet goals
    • Strong bias for action and "get it done" attitude
    • Track record of complex and creative problem solving, relationship management, and the desire to create and build new processes

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience of coordinating projects across multiple teams
    • Experience with teams supporting mission critical systems
    • Prior experience with ITIL and Six Sigma
    • Experience with streaming video and knowledge of the end-to-end digital media pipeline
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