Job Description: Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create? The Role: As Program Manager of Strategy and Planning, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff in the Fire OS organization to design, build, and streamline our operations. In this role, you will:
Work with key stakeholders in the Fire OS and partner organizations to drive our twice yearly operational planning
Define top level organizational goals
Lead headcount planning and modeling
Identify common problems and inefficiencies across the Fire OS organization and come up with creative solutions to eliminate them
Communicate, written and verbally, with senior management on our planning and execution status.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
5+ years of experience working in the technology industry
Experience communicating with and presenting to senior leadership
Experience analyzing and proposing data-driven solutions
Experience with Excel
5+ years of experience as a program manager
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail and willingness to roll up sleeves
Demonstrated examples of leadership and ability to influence
Ability to prioritize effectively to manage multiple, changing priorities
Understanding of six-sigma and/or continuous improvement methodologies
Demonstrated ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems. In particular, identifying customer and vendor needs and inventing new and efficient ways to meet those needs
Experience in Scripting languages.
Experience doing operational planning and headcount management.
Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.