Full Time Job

Technical Program Manager

Amazon Studios

Culver City, CA 03-15-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Amazon Studios Technology Strategy & PMO is seeking a technical program manager to help implement the long-term strategy for Studios Technology. This role will partner with multiple Amazon teams from design to delivery, managing all related timelines. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks, and change control. Cross-team coordination and program management skills are essential.
Objectives:
• Develop and manage program plan, including the mechanisms to enable cross-functional communication, tracking, and collaboration
• Challenges the status quo, asks appropriate questions to determine root cause of issues, and negotiates solutions, timelines, and mitigation plans
• • Collaborates with stakeholder teams to define deliverables, roadmaps, and accompanying documentation for projects and initiatives
• • Develops and reports on projects, metrics, and KPIs
• • Anticipates bottlenecks, manages risks, issues and escalations; creates mitigation plans; and balances business needs with technical constraints
• • Scopes and manages the delivery of projects end-to-end
• • Collects business and system requirements
• • Coordinates design/implementation efforts between internal teams and partners to develop optimal solutions
• • Makes appropriate trade-offs to optimize release schedules, clearly communicates goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional, local, and remote project teams

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• 3+ years of technical program management experience working directly with software engineering teams
• Experience managing cross-functional programs and release schedules
• Experience building and evaluating system-level technical design
• Experience developing and executing/delivering product and technical roadmaps

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• 5+ years of experience with managing strategic projects
• Experience working with product-focused Research and Development teams with experience in driving innovation on algorithms or model development and development life cycle
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization
• Aptitude in professional software engineering practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us. Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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