Full Time Job

Principal Technical Program Manager

Amazon Music

San Francisco, CA 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job summary
About Amazon Music

Key job responsibilities
We are seeking a Principal Technical Program Manager to help us make our visions reality. In this role, you will work with Product Management, Science and Engineering to shape the vision and then drive the execution. You will invent and streamline processes to increase our efficiency and effectiveness; collaborate with our partners and secure support of our dependencies; and add incredible value through recognizing and assessing risks, proposing trade-offs, driving prioritization and keeping the team focused on their goals. You will work at all levels of the organization from diving deep into technical problems with the engineers to presenting our plans and status to executive leadership

A day in the life
Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

About the team
Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Architectural design or system design experience independent of an architect
• 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
• Experience managing programs across cross functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules
• Experience driving roadmap strategy and definition
• 7+ years of technical program management experience
• Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
• Professional experience as a software developer
• Experience with agile methodologies
• Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects involving partner teams inside and outside your organization
• Experience developing Internet products and technologies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience building and launching consumer software products for web, mobile or desktop platforms
• Ability to handle multiple priorities in an energizing environment
• Customer relationship skills including the ability to discover true requirements, underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet bold timelines with optimal solutions
• A deep understanding of the SDLC and consistent record of achieving program objectives on schedule, on budget and meeting quality criteria
• Strong sense of ownership and accountability for program success.
• Performance Tuning and Scalability Testing

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Company Profile
Amazon Music

Amazon Music reimagines music listening by enabling customers to unlock millions of songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with their voice. Amazon Music provides unlimited access to new releases and classic hits across iOS and Android mobile devices, PC, Mac, Echo, and Alexa-enabled devices including Fire TV and more. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to ad-free listening of 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, which provides access to more than 75 million songs and the latest new releases. Amazon Music Unlimited customers also now have access to the highest-quality listening experience available, with more than 75 million songs available in High Definition (HD), more than 7 million songs in Ultra HD, and a growing catalog of spatial audio. Customers also have free access to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on Amazon Music. All Amazon Music tiers now offer a wide selection of podcasts at no additional cost, and live streaming in partnership with Twitch. Engaging with music and culture has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, visit amazonmusic.com or download the Amazon Music app.