Amazon Prime Jobs – Technical Program Manager

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Job Description:

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 in current development technologies. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an ambiguous setting.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Define the execution plan including milestones and inspection points for our program to step change Information experiences for kids on Alexa
  • Mentor and coach technical staff on project management skills.
  • Own and monitor execution of our plan with partner engineering and service teams including high quality mechanisms to ensure timely delivery
  • Set up governance and key metrics around engagement including program tracking and reporting
  • Develop and execute project plans to deliver customer facing experiences
  • Robust documentation and communication of projects to senior stakeholders and leadership team on progress
  • Tackle challenging, novel situations every day. Along the way, we guarantee that you’ll learn a lot, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of customers.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience delivering within a global setup across functional teams and successfully influencing partner teams on behalf of your customers, and managing upwards to senior leadership
  • Degree in STEM or related field OR relevant professional work experience
  • Experience solving complex technical problems in a distributed systems environment
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and project planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling
  • High sense of ownership, urgency and drive
  • Expertise with voice products or Q&A systems (e.g. speech recognition, natural language understanding, knowledge graphs)
  • Independently driven, resourceful and able to drive delivery with minimal direction
  • 7+ years in a Technical Program Management role

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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