Amazon is looking for a leader to expand Global Finance Platform that powers tens of billions of dollars of accurate payments across multiple lines of business worldwide
Amazon is seeking a rock star Technical Program Manager who will own and shape the future of our Finance Technology (FinTech) delivery capabilities to process invoices and payments, provide financial data integration and process global withholding tax requirements across Amazon.
FinTech builds software systems that ensure accurate and on time payments for millions of Amazon vendors including publishers, app developers, game developers, marketplace sellers, associates and others.
We're constantly looking for opportunities to expand capabilities in new geographies and new lines of business.
As a Technical Program Manager, you will own and execute high priority projects and coordinate with product management and finance operations managers to define strategy, create requirements, and lead development efforts from design through delivery.
This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks and strategy.
You must be able to :
Drive your projects to completion using project management best practices and strong influencing skills over matrixed resources.
Manage multiple programs / projects involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the timely and successful delivery of a product or system.
Assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedule to ensure timely completion of project and meeting deadlines of project.
Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and makes tradeoff, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and encourages risk taking behavior to maximize business benefit.
Focus heavily on cross-functional communication to ensure key decisions and status surrounding your projects is clear to all.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience working as team lead on large projects or technical project manager in medium to small projects
BS or MS degree in Computer Science or MBA
Ability to multi-task and manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment with flexibility balancing feasibility and viability
Great problem solving skills, desire to solve problems that have no textbook solution
Communicate ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, to all types of audiences including Directors, VPs and software developers.
Previous experience delivering internet products especially large-scale ecommerce, finance, or related online consumer services
Software development experience (C++, Java, Ruby, and / or Perl)