Are you passionate about innovative technologies like speech and AI? Are you interested in Amazon Alexa, the brain behind Amazon Echo? Are you entrepreneurial, and do you like solving tough technical problems for customers?
The Amazon Alexa team is looking for a Technical Program Manager to help build Alexa Blueprints, a recently released capability of Alexa that enables anyone to create personalized Alexa skills without writing code.
We are looking for a candidate with a passion for new technology, enthusiasm for our mission, and a talent for building great products. We're working hard, having fun, and making history.
The Technical Program Manager role requires working closely with product managers and developers, leading cross-functional teams from design through delivery, and managing all related timelines. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks, and change control. Cross-team coordination, project management, and executive presentation skills are essential.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
An operational and continuous improvement mindset, and a natural ability and desire to streamline processes, especially repetitive ones
Ability to quickly build trust and partner with key individuals to help define and drive to delivery
A strong data-driven mentality and prioritization framework, to ensure you focus you and your teams' efforts on the highest impact work
Proven ability working effectively across organizations and persuading others to support your initiatives
Experience developing and evolving processes within rapidly growing organizations
Ability to communicate adaptively and effectively with all layers in an organization, from the CEO to individual contributors
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, are highly innovative, and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.