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Senior Technical Program Manager

Amazon

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

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Description :
Do you want to work in a start-up environment with the resources of Amazon behind you? This is your chance to revolutionize visuals-first shopping for millions of customers worldwide while working with industry-leading technologies. We’re building a brand new team in sunny Irvine, California and are looking for a passionate, team-oriented, and talented Technical Program Manager with a track record of working with multiple teams and stakeholders to successfully deliver innovative, sophisticated platforms and experiences that customers love.

About us :
The Inspirational Shopping team helps customers discover and curate products based on recommendations from brands, friends, influencers and publishers they trust. We build photo and video-first experiences that make shoppers feel acknowledged, entertained and inspired. We allow customers to shop by topic. This is a strategically significance and high exposure program. We work in a startup-like environment filled with people excited by the future and promise of social commerce. We’re looking for a driven and proven leader to join our leadership team.

About the role :
Amazon Senior TPMs require excellent leadership skills, strong technical expertise and hands-on project management skills. The right candidate will possess a strong program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a well-rounded technical background. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. As a Senior TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. High judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

About you :
You are adept at writing technical specifications, owning program schedules from design to release, and partnering effectively with other teams. You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and are adept at managing ambiguity and competing priorities. If you enjoy iterating quickly, testing new ideas, and are passionate about providing a great user experience, we want to hear from you!

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Sharp analytical abilities, great sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in a startup environment.
  • Robust quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, excellent attention to detail, and good business acumen.

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

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