Program Manager
Amazon.com
Bangalore, KA, IN
10d ago
  • High quality data is the foundation of building awesome user experiences. Now take the world’s largest product catalog and imagine how you could influence the experience for millions of customers on the world’s largest e-
  • commerce site. An information-rich and accurate product catalog is a strategic asset for Amazon. With such large selection being introduced by seller it becomes essential to fix and enrich product data and continuously monitor catalog quality.

    The exciting challenge is building systems at extremely large scales (billions of products in the catalog), large diversity of selections (products ranging from electronics to groceries to apparel and pet products).

    In this role, you will not only own strategic initiatives and tactical deliverables, but also to bring your innovative ideas and solutions working closely with our internal development teams.

    You will work with several business teams to define strategy and requirements, and lead development teams from design through delivery.

    You will own the projects delivery and ensure that milestones are being met by proactively identifying and improving process gaps.

    You will dive deep, collect evidence and analyze data to identify opportunities and refine long and short term goals. You will be working in an agile, fast-

    paced environment on highly visible and exciting projects. Build the team from ground up and recommend best practices in development and project management.

    Build functional prototypes and proof of concept models which become inputs for full-fledged product development after monitoring and analyzing initial success metrics.

    Utilize the metrics for building a business justification with detailed impact of the proposed solution.

  • You bring your extensive experience in defining projects and programs, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets;
  • as well as analyzing cost / benefit of feature selection. You are a strong communicator in both verbal and written forms and are equally adept in communicating upwards and downwards.

    Ability to clearly communicate technical specifications to development teams and functional specifications to business teams.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science / Math or related field
  • 2+ years professional experience in software development
  • 3+ years in technical program management (Experience owning a program / product / feature, scoping requirements, preparing detailed BRDs, planning milestones, project management and working with technical teams)
  • Experience in data collection (SQL) and data analysis (scripting language like Perl, R, Python or similar)
  • Master’s Degree in Computer science / Math or related field
  • 4+ years professional experience in software development
  • 4+ years in technical program management (Experience owning a program / product / feature, scoping requirements, preparing detailed BRDs, planning milestones, project management and working with technical teams)
  • Proven analytical thinking, skills in metrics creation and project management, attention to details, and exceptional organizational skills
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience with Scrum or Agile development a plus
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