1+ months

Sr. Technical Program Manager

Amazon.com
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Amazon Music

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

As a Technical Program Manager for Amazon Music, you will collaborate with the product teams to deliver the full stack, high quality solutions with efficient use of resources and technologies. You will work across multiple platforms including Android, iOS, Web, as well as backend services to build the right solutions in aggressive timeframes. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and inspire risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit. If you enjoy solving problems in a dynamic environment and influencing business and technical leaders with your creative solutions, we want to talk to you. You possess a deep understanding of product design and implementation details and will successfully represent the technical team to senior leadership and partners. Your technical expertise and operational excellence will influence the team€™s decisions and drive secure and robust solutions. You should not only be passionate about delivering great music experience, but should also be obsessed with driving continuous process improvements to optimize product delivery.

Responsibilities:
· Drive implementation and delivery of large-scale music initiatives.
· Lead agile engineering and design teams to coordinate, prioritize and deliver to a daring roadmap
· Understand client and service interdependencies and lead cross-functional teams towards technical solutions for multi-tiered systems
· Clarify, prioritize and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability
· Articulate program goals, desired outcomes, risks/issues and mitigation plan clearly
· Mentor junior employees and help build effective teams
· Support and enhance existing products with thoughtful and measurable impact

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!



BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· System design experience
· 5+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
· Experience managing programs across cross functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules
· Experience driving roadmap strategy and definition
· 5+ years of technical program management experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, other related fields, or equivalent experience
· 5+ years of TPM experience
· Experience in managing complex projects or programs at scale
· Ability to communicate and influence effectively across all levels of the organization
· Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Sharp analytical abilities, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
· 2+ years as a technical lead, team lead, functional lead or mentoring developing junior employees
· 2+ years of experience communicating with non-technical team members or stakeholders
· Love of music!
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, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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Posted: 2021-01-22 Expires: 2021-03-24

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