Kindle has changed the way books are published, sold and read across the globe. Independent authors are now able to publish and sell direct to readers through Kindle and print-
on-demand offerings, enabling them to reach audiences like never before. Kindle readers are able to download any book in any language in sixty seconds.
Come be a part of changing the way the world reads.
This position is for the Kindle content protection team, whose mission is to create a positive impact by improving the security of Kindle content.
As a Technical Program Manager, you will closely work with product managers, software development teams, and business teams to understand the domain and ensure that we build the right solutions for our customers.
You have excellent leadership skills, strategic thinking, strong technical expertise, ability to partner effectively across teams within and outside of Amazon, and experience in managing high-
impact projects. You are comfortable with high-levels of ambiguity and make thoughtful trade-offs utilizing strong judgement and data.
You will need to be able to articulate technology choices and decisions to a diverse group and be able to influence them.
In all, this role is an exciting mix of solid technical complexity, partnering with the business teams, and delivering excellence.
You will be supported by a team of engineers, product manager, development manager and senior leaders.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
BE / B Tech / MCA / ME / M Tech / Ph.D. in Computer Science or related fields.
7+ years of professional software development experience
Strong fundamentals in core Computer Science areas like Data Structures and Algorithms.
A strong track record of successful project delivery of large, cross-functional projects
Excellent stake-holder management. Demonstrable ability to engage and influence development teams on design and technical levels
Drive alignment with senior leaders and key cross-functional partners
Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels.
Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders.
Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple
disparate groups with competing priorities.
Experience with cross geographic project coordination and management
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with delivering security related products.
Quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements
Find creative and scalable solutions to hard problems
Experience driving prioritization decisions across a wide range of stakeholders through strategic investments
Experience in creating and managing complex, cross-team project plans; prior success in driving execution of large-scale project plans with multiple teams in support of business goals
Experience running teams using the Scrum method for agile software development preferred
Strong organizational skills, successful track record of coordinating between multiple project stakeholders, technical program managers, and software development teams
Previous work experience as a software developer or software development manager