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Sr. Technical Program Manager, FTV Content & Advertising

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
We are looking for an innovative Sr Technical Program Manager who wants to have outsize impact. The right candidate will possess a strong program management background, has experience leading large projects, and has a well-rounded technical background in current technologies. As a Sr. Technical Program Manager, your responsibilities will include writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch. You will lead and coordinate design and implementation efforts, coordinating across multiple teams to develop optimal solutions. You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, destroy limits to scale, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives while rolling up your sleeves to get the job done. This role will require high judgement on how we can deliver for customers in both the short-term and long-term.

This job can be based in Seattle, WA, Irvine, CA, Austin, TX, or Washington, DC.

A day in the life
Work with internal, external teams to understand requirements for the stacks and APIs
Work with the principal engineer(s), product team for architecture and design
Create and manage project plan to track the project progress and hold the partners accountable for their commitments
Influence the external and internal teams in order to unblock the project suggesting options and recommendations

The Sr. Technical Program Manager position is for the Video Ads Tech, which is part of EDS Advertising team. The team has taken the charter to build scalable technology stack, which can support multiple ad supported video channels/categories.

About the team
The Entertainment Devices and Services (Fire TV and Tablet) Advertising team combines unique content experiences, advertising, smart TVs, Alexa, and mobile/tablet technologies to help our customers discover and engage with content and help Amazon lower prices. We operate at Amazon scale, designing and deploying software that is enjoyed by tens of millions of active users globally. We solve significant customer problems in the consumer electronics space through devices, mobile applications, computer vision, and machine learning.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
  • Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
  • 5+ years of technical program management experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design.
1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MBA, or related field
Experience contributing to technical discussions around decisions and technical strategy to enable long term program vision
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical teams
Experience with reliability maintenance or manufacturing related products is a plus
A bias for metrics, experimentation/measurement and a data based approach to program management.
Experience with AGILE or other program management methodologies
Demonstrated track record of cultivating strong working relationships and driving collaboration across multiple technical, operations, and RME teams

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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