1+ months

Senior Technical Program Manager

Seattle, WA 98104


As a Technical Program Manager on the Checkout Experience team you will help define the strategy and rollout of the next generation of Checkout rendering platform based on the Spring Framework. You will define the strategic direction and adoption process for our platform components throughout the company. These components will include front end widgets, REST and Java APIs that will power fast and efficient Checkout across all manner of Amazon devices and channels. You will drive our primary focus of making the most trustable, delightful and fast checkout experience on every device, whilst also reducing the Total Cost of Ownership for the company.

In this role you will work closely with stakeholders, software engineers and product teams to deliver our most complex, high quality, scalable checkout products deployed across Amazon website features and devices worldwide. You will work with all the stakeholders to assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects by meeting project milestones. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and encourage risk taking behavior to maximize business benefit. Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail driven and have excellent problem-solving abilities. You should not only be passionate about delivering extensible, on-time solutions, but should also be obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performance teams through rigorous goal-setting, disciplined attention to performance metrics, and continuous process improvement.


· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
· Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years experience for every 1 year of education
· 3+ years professional experience in software development
· 3+ years experience managing software development projects with aggressive schedules.
· Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java or C/C++.


· Master€™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline
· 5+ years professional experience building large scale distributed systems and implementing Service Oriented Architectures
· Experience developing software using Java Spring in a Unix/Linux environment
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Previous working experience with user interface design or hands-on experience of web design technologies such as CSS, Javascript, jQuery and Ajax is preferred.
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.


Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-11-11

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