Technical Program Product Manager III

Spectraforce

US


5 days ago

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Technical Program Product Manager III
Spectraforce
US

5 days ago

Job Description

Amazon is seeking a Sr. Technical Program Manager to lead Amazons highestimpact, largestscale delivery programs. Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch.Our team drives complex business problems, leveraging both companywide platform solutions as well as designing them from the groundup where they dont exist. Delivery is a key part of the customer experience when shopping on Amazon. If youve ever placed an order with Amazon Prime or tossed a lowpriced jar of paprika in with your purchase, then youve experienced some of Amazons delivery programs. We build global technology solutions, going beyond localization to customize programs to the logistics and ecommerce standards in each country where we operate. Not only must our software scale, but it must adapt to regions ranging from downtown Tokyo to remote Alaska.You will lead and coordinate designimplementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions. You will be expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize timetomarket, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal crossfunctional and remote project teams.The right candidate will possess a strong program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a wellrounded technical background in current web technologies. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive highlevel strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done.As a Sr. 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. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.Responsibilities include working with product management to define strategy and requirements, identifying and securing commitment from teams across the company for new initiatives, driving consensus on the technical approach, setting timelines, and leading crossfunctional development teams from design through delivery. Youll need to be a strong project manager with technical and business acumen as well as an excellent communicator whether working with developers or providing updates to business leadership.The ideal candidate is an influential technical leader with a knack for getting things done. Someone who is able separate whats important from whats urgent and find the best path forward from among multiple scenarios, earn the trust of stakeholders, and improve the efficiency of our crossfunctional organization.Basic qualifications 5 years of technical product or program management experience 7 years of working directly with engineering teams experience 3 years of software development experience 5 years of technical program management working directly with software engineering teams experience Experience managing programs across cross functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedulesPreferred qualifications 5 years of project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management experience Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules Experience defining KPIsSLAs used to drive multimillion dollar businesses and reporting to senior leadership

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