Technical Program Manager

Short Description

Amazon is seeking a Technical Program Manager who has the ability to able to credibly coordinate between technical teams and business stakeholders.

Job Description

Amazon Rentals is a newly launched program that provides an easy to use service for Students to acquire Textbooks for a semester at a low price. Students benefit from a lower cost upfront, FREE returns, 2day Student Prime Shipping, and is backed by the same world-class customer service Amazon provides today. Recently we launched Musical Instrument rentals on Amazon. Building on this success, we plan to expand as the Rentals Platform for Amazon across multiple product categories and scale to support rapidly growing business goals. Along the way we will also enable new customer features, such as try before you buy an item, that will change the way customers shop at Amazon. We are building a new platform (completely new services) if you are interested in leading massive expansion plans and architecting systems for the future, keep reading.

We are seeking a self-directed, business savvy, growth-oriented and respected TPM with the capability and passion to drive the best solutions. The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, deep software development experience, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable systems. Experience with Retail Ordering, logistics and/or workflow management systems and/or digital asset management systems would be a strong plus.
. You will interact with business stakeholders directly and participate in cross-team efforts including architecture planning.

If you are looking for an opportunity to solve deep technical problems, build innovative solutions, and work with top-notch software developers, this might be the role for you. You must be able to look at the big picture from both business and technology perspective, possess strong analytical, design, and problem-solving skills, and enjoy working with data, algorithms, and people. You are not afraid of ambiguity, like thinking ‚??outside the box‚??, and get excited about difficult challenges. You are a strong team player and motivated self-starter who thrives in a startup-like environment where flexibility is essential and delivering rock solid, customer-focused solutions are paramount.

Amazon is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
  • 3+ years of coding experience in Java, C++, and Perl
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications
  • A firsthand working knowledge of current web technologies
  • Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Masters Degree in Computer Sciences or Business Administration
  • Passion to make things better and resourceful, solutions-based approach to achieve it
  • Ability to able to credibly coordinate between technical teams and business stakeholders
  • Synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines. This will include writing detailed functional and test specification, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features
  • Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with web services, multi-tiered systems, workflow modeling, and enterprise application integration

Technical Program Manager
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Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company that was founded on July 5, 1994 by Jeff Bezos and is based in Seattle, Washington. The tech giant is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore and later diversified to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics notably, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS and PaaS). Amazon also sells certain low-end products like USB cables under its in-house brand AmazonBasics.