Technical Program Manager

Amazon.com, Inc. Shoreline, WA

The Fast Data Technologies (FDT) team builds cloud technology products which are at the core of Amazon's consumer and digital businesses. We designed, developed and run one of the largest cloud databases in the world, processing more than a trillion transactions per day to serve Amazon's country-specific and private-label websites. Multiple tier-1/mission-critical services fueling the growth of Amazon businesses use FDT to store customer orders, catalog and product information, shopping cart, Kindle device information, and hundreds of other business critical data-sets. The performance and availability of FDT services is critical to the reliability of the Amazon brand. We partner with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to leverage technologies built for cloud customers, and to offer technologies we invent through AWS channel to the broader market.

In addition to core storage, this group owns products like Tiered Storage, Secondary Indexing, Range Queries and Cloud Messenger, and Data backfill. We are looking for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) with the desire and talent to make big changes in a fast paced environment. In this role, you will help define product strategy, roadmap, own program management and spearhead customer engagement for FDT suite of products. You will exercise your leadership skills as you work with customers and senior management to understand the business direction and represent their needs to the development teams.

Every day we are working hard, having fun and making history - and we'd love you to come work with us.

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

* 5+ years of relevant engineering experience

* 3+ years program management experience

* Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules

* Experience in generating project/program reports for consumption by executive management

* Experience in preparing project proposals for new business initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree in Computer Science

* Prior experience as a software developer

* Proven track record of a strong business and technical vision

* Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions

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