1+ months

Senior Technical Program Manager (Sr. TPM) - Alexa

Sunnyvale, CA 94086


The Alexa Communications group is reinventing the way people use technology to connect with one-another.

We solve complex technical and business problems with ingenuity and simplicity. You can make history with us, and the good news is that we€™ve only just begun!

Running with the spirit and energy of a start-up, our team is focused on leveraging emerging technologies and bridging household-devices with cloud services, to create new product offerings in the space of people communications, enabling people to connect in new ways like never before!

For our new team we are looking for a passionate, customer focused program manager to coordinate projects across multiple teams in the domain of real-time audio, video and data streaming.

Join our team and you will have an enormous opportunity to make an impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know!

In this role you will:
· Work in an Agile environment to deliver high quality software.
· Work with multiple teams, spanning embedded devices, HW and cloud software, to define the roadmap and key milestones for multiple media enhancement projects.
· Balance risk, goals, resources and constraints on a regular basis.
· Collaborate with peer TPMs across multiple geographical locations.
· Communicate effectively to an organization of hundreds of engineers, and present progress to Sr. management, escalating as needed.
· Leverage your EQ and people skills to generate a positive atmosphere of excitement and collaboration towards delighting customers and pushing the limits of technology.
· You understand the principles of the Agile Manifesto. You focus on delivering value to customers, in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment, leveraging tools and processes as a means, not the goal, and picking the right tool, at the right time, as you guide and coordinate multiple teams.
· Streamline and eliminate excess process. Create predictable process paths.
· Manage meetings effectively. Put the right people in the room. Drive detailed business and technical discussions/alignment.


· 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
· Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
· 5+ years of technical program management experience
· Knowledge of project management principles and demonstrated project management experience.
· Familiarity with Scrum and Kanban


· An MBA degree
· Familiarity with real-time media streaming or VoIP
· Experience with Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Portfolio)
· A desire to make a real impact and delight millions of people with new technology.
· A passion for helping teams meet their full potential, eliminating obstacles, and clarifying miscommunications.
· A clarity of thought and a demonstrated ability to convert complex requirements and information from a variety of sources into a coherent, concise problem statement and generate a well organized, well written action plan.
· Methodical and organized problem solving skills
· Ability to dive deep and pick up technological knowledge as needed

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: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-11-20

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