Sr Manager Technical Program Manager

Amazon.com, Inc. Shoreline, WA

Amazon Prime Pantry is a high-value, high-visibility program aimed at creating a world-class online and mobile shopping experience for customers. Pantry is a store within Amazon.com, offering Prime members access to thousands of top-selling consumer staples (e.g. soda, cereal, canned goods, paper and plastic household goods) priced at or below major offline competitors. Prime members pay a delivery fee of $5.99; they then add up to 45 pounds worth of low-priced products (new and unique selection not currently sold on Amazon) and get their orders in 2-4 business days via ground shipping. We are hiring a Sr Manager Technical Program Manager whose main focus is driving the best customer shopping experience with innovation and building the next generation platform which will serve the scale for growing new business initiatives. You will be responsible for scoping, communicating and delivering large scale/complex projects end-to-end for new initiatives. Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from cross departments project stakeholders, driving project schedules and systems dependency from design to release, communicating project status to stakeholders including VP level, and managing production launch expectation. It is important that you gain a deep technical details of our systems and be able to speak to them. You will work directly with the software development team to make technical tradeoffs vs. business needs, project prioritization with product management and the broader Amazon.com tech community to build software solutions to enhance the shopping experience and prepare for the growth of the business. This right candidate will possess strong hands-on project management skills, ability to influence, well-rounded technical background in front-end/mobile and back-end technologies and excellent leadership skills to deal with medium to large projects in startup environment. If you want to be part of the software team that will touch all parts of the Amazon.com retail site and reach millions of customers, come join us! \nBasic Qualifications· 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of large, cross-functional software efforts · Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field · Experience working in an agile, specifically scrum, environment · A first-hand working knowledge of current web technologies · Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project\nPreferred Qualifications· Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical individuals · Problem-solving skills and the abilities to scope technical requirements and prioritize program deliverables. · Presentation and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with senior leaders across a variety of groups throughout Amazon. · Strong bias for action and "get it done" attitude · Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically · Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position · A Masters in computer science or related technical discipline · Proficiency in Java and other languages is strongly desired","@id":"384858","datePosted":"2016-03-02T08:00:00.000Z","title":"Sr Manager Technical Program Manager","occupationalCategory":"Project/Program/Product Management--Technical","@context":"http://schema.org"}

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