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Sr. Program Manager, AFT

Seattle, WA 98104
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Job summary
AFT powers the physical engine at the heart of Amazon. We build and operate software, hardware, and the processes that run the global network of fulfillment centers that pick, pack, ship billions of units of inventory, employ thousands of people, and ensure that customers get what they want when promised. We do this by building automated solutions to handle things that technology does well, while relying on people to handle things that humans do well. We use innovative technologies to simplify the process by taking advantage of materials handling automation, sensors, computer vision, robotics, and machine learning. Our highly scalable distributed systems are designed to handle billions of transactions a year and run worldwide 24x7x365.

We are seeking an innovative, intellectually curious, results-oriented Sr. Program Manager to drive critical programs in Pack, Ship and Problem Solve domains of AFT.

Key job responsibilities
As a Sr PM, you must be able to:

Interact with Project Sponsors, other Program Managers, and multiple development teams to define and deliver complex cross-functional projects.

Drive large scale projects spanning teams across Amazon from inception to conclusion, formulate the product vision, define user stories, research appropriate technical solutions.

Clearly communicate vision, plans and project status to management and key technical and business stakeholders.

Work closely with the software development team on delivering high-quality solutions, and provide guidance regarding architecture, design, and priorities.

Engage with other teams across Amazon to evangelize the team and your projects, to build relationships and help identify existing technologies that can be leveraged to meet your team€™s goals.

Identify, assess and mitigate risks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs balancing the business needs versus constraints.

Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders.


  • 5+ years of experience in program or project management
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership


Master€™s or advanced technical degree

7-10 years of related experience with large scale strategic planning within a disbursed organization.

Scopes and manages the most strategic technical projects, with significant bottom-line impact.

Experience with large scale software development (Application, Services, Cloud)

Strong problem solving and negotiation skills to earn trust and influence partners and teams, and demonstrate success in shipping of products on time.

Previous software development experience is a plus

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.


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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