Principal Technical Program Manager
Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Can you deliver mission critical large cross-team projects? Are
you equally comfortable digging in to business requirements as
drilling into architecture with development teams? Do you want to
take the best e-commerce platform in the world to the next level?
Amazon's Tax Software department needs a principal TPM (Technical
Program Manager) with a strong business focus and technical acumen
to grow the business of the Amazon e-commerce platform.
With thousands of discrete applications running in a distributed
environment, Amazon continues to push the limit of Service Oriented
Architecture. Amazon's Tax Platform is driving key innovations in
this arena; it's our job to make sure that all these applications
come together to form a platform upon which developers can build
e-commerce websites. The Tax Platform's engine powers not only
Amazon's nine global retail websites, but it also powers Kindle,
Enterprise partner websites and many more applications.
This principal TPM role's scope includes defining strategy,
processes and requirements, and leading cross functional
development teams from design through delivery. You will be
accountable for driving the entire product lifecycle, from platform
product definition through specification, coding, quality assurance
and launch to the world. influence VAS engineering teams to build
the right solutions. You will be also responsible for creating
leverage by ensuring capabilities are reusable and scalable to
world-wide legistative changes.This position involves regular
communication with senior management on status, risks and change
control. Cross-team coordination, project management and executive
presentation skills are essential.
The ideal candidate is a creative, demonstrated leader/manager
with superior analytical abilities. This opportunity requires
excellent technical, problem-solving, stakeholder interaction and
communication skills. The candidate is not just a policy
maker/spokesperson but drives to get the right things done. At the
core of the position is delivery through their extended tech and
- 10+ years of project management experience
- 5+ years of experience managing large scale projects and
delivering quality releases on schedule
- Strong track record in building, developing and operating teams
of technical program managers who owned and successfully drove
cross-functional technical projects.
- Strong skills in results orientation balanced with high
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work well across functional groups, and influence
and get things done
- Masters degree or PhD in Computer Science or related field
- Experience with agile methodologies
- Qualified candidates have experience defining large impact
projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and
test specifications, coordinating org wide efforts to scope,
schedule, and deploy new features sets; as well as analyzing
cost/benefit of feature selection and communicating results
throughout the organization.
- Strong technical and product/business judgment
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer -
Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual
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