Sr. Technical Program Manager
Chennai, TN, IN
3d ago

Amazon is a company of builders who bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view to inventing on behalf of our customers.

For today’s pioneers, that’s exactly why there’s no place on Earth they’d rather build than Amazon. Working on the Amazon Device team will be unlike any job you have had.

Amazon Devices is looking for a customer-obsessed, Technical Program Manager and the role requires working with product management to define business strategy, requirements and timelines as well as leading multiple cross functional development teams through design, delivery, and management and support.

The ideal candidate is a creative, demonstrated leader with superior analytical abilities across a global product base. This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-

solving, and communication skills. The candidate is not just a policy maker / spokesperson but drives to get things done.

At the core of the position is planning and delivery. Ideal candidates have extensive experience with product build and delivery plans, defining and assembling program v-

teams, and writing detailed functional and test specifications to meet product needs. Ideal candidates thrive in a rapidly advancing, changing, delivery-focused environments.

Role requires participation in all aspects of the software development life cycle, from defining strategy and architecture through deployment and support.

The technical program manager will be responsible for working with the development team leaders to develop and refine the software development processes, contributing cross-

functional technical and product expertise, assessing and managing risks, anticipating and resolving bottlenecks, providing escalation management, anticipating and making tradeoffs, and balancing business needs with technical constraints.

Credibly communicate with and influence business stakeholders, software engineers, systems architects, and other functional teams as necessary.

This includes protecting existing good processes, eliminating inefficient processes and best fitting the FireTV specific process with stakeholders.

The technical program manager will need to travel depending on project locations.

  • Strong experience in collaborating with multiple teams across multiple continents.
  • Excellent stakeholder management, 9-12 years in software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to work with business on defining comprehensive design solutions.
  • Actively build relationships across Amazon to deliver on your roadmap. Partner with other program / product managers, category teams, operations associates and engineers to deliver on your roadmap
  • Drive alignment with senior leaders and key cross-functional partners
  • Effective and efficient delivery of the large, complex projects.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Maximize resources for the greater good of the organization.
  • 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
  • Ability to influence people
  • Proven track record of creating enterprise-level software - delivering large-scale, highly available
  • systems and quality software products or components.

  • Excellent written / verbal communication, presentation, and listening skills, with the ability to
  • present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

    B.E / B.Tech / M.E / M.Tech degree in computer science or related fields, or equivalent experience, is required.

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