Sr. Technical Program Manager, Prime

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 5 months ago

Are you interested in driving highly visible initiatives for Amazon's Prime program? Do you enjoy the challenge and ownership that come from managing complex, cross-functional and cross-organizational projects? Do you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions?

The Prime Team is seeking an exceptional Sr Technical Program Manager for a challenging, high-value, high-visibility program. As a Sr TPM for Amazon Prime, you will be responsible for delivering projects with huge strategic impact.

You will work with various software and business teams around the company to identify and drive innovative solutions that achieve business goals. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the next generation of Amazon Prime! This role will give you an opportunity to work with many different teams and learn a range of new systems, leveraging the deep collection of technologies throughout the company and extending them to allow us to boldly go where no retail system has gone before.

Amazon Prime is the membership program that gives customers a premium experience on Amazon. In the US, these benefits include free two-day shipping benefits on millions of items, free unlimited streaming on thousands of videos, Prime Photos as well as access to the Kindle Owners Lending Library.

The program is experiencing explosive growth and as a result our team is looking to expand its top-notch management talent. If you want to work on one of Amazon's most impactful program and are passionate about implementing solutions that impact millions of people every day, we want to hear from you!

This role requires working closely with the product management team and key software development teams across the company to define strategy and requirements, and lead development design through delivery and subsequent operation. This position requires regular communication with executive management on status, risks and product strategy.

Excellent listening, writing skills and strong technical competency are essential. The ideal candidate should focus clearly on both delivery and customers. You should have experience managing multiple complete product development cycles, possesses superior analytical abilities and expert product judgment.A successful candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, and great project management and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a guardian of world-class customer experience for your deliverables: continually raise the bar on functionality, flow, consistency, usability, and simplicity

  • Be the interface between the product owners and the development team, thoroughly understanding the product, helping define user stories, and driving the evaluation of appropriate technical solutions to meet the business requirements.

  • Own engagement with the partners, work to decompose requirements into technical execution plans with multiple development teams, track progress towards goals, and report status to product, business development, and technical leadership.

  • Help make the right feature trade-offs to ship software without compromising customer experience and business relevance

  • Engage with many other teams in the company, evangelizing the team and your project, building relationships and helping identify existing components and technologies that can be leveraged to deliver on our goals

  • Represent the technical team to senior leadership across the company

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