1+ months

Technical Program Manager

Portland, OR 97201


We are seeking a excellent Technical Program Manager (TPM) in our AWS Training and Certification (T&C) team that will drive learning technology projects. The role requires the ability to work equally comfortably with software engineers and with business stakeholders. The TPM will partner with the business leadership to define, drive, and execute high priority technology projects.

In this role you will be responsible for translating business requirements to functional specifications, coordinating architecture designs, building the development schedule from design to delivery, and making appropriate tradeoffs. As the owner of your projects, you need to clearly set the goals and communicate the latest status to both software development teams and internal business customers. The ideal candidate is sensitive to customer needs, enjoys tackling ambiguous yet complex problems, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

This Technical Program Manager position provides a unique opportunity to design and build a massively scaled learning technology that we are developing on core AWS services. You will draw upon exemplary technical architecture, deployment and management skills, project management, critical thinking, problem-solving, and a passion for building large-scale software systems. You will be self-directed and open to new challenges, adept at prioritization, innovation, and getting along with others. You will drive the continuous process improvements and collaborate effectively with cross-functional business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions. Interact with a broad cross-section of the Amazon organization, spanning a wide range of technologies, and engaging with external vendors and internal teams. In Amazon Web Services, Technical Program Managers are the backbone of the project execution, run our largest cross-customer projects, and coordinate with other teams on high scale deliverables. Success in this role means collaborating with the AWS service engineering teams, support engineering organizations, sales organizations and product management teams to deliver projects.

Our technologists are the best the industry worldwide. Come join us to work hard, have fun, and make history!

· Work closely with business stakeholders to discover their requirements, and then convert them into technical specifications and solutions.
· Coordinate engineering activities and resource scheduling across multiple teams.
· Manage medium to large technical projects with minimal supervision.
· Perform key team roles in an Agile software development environment (Scrum Master, Product Owner).
· Participate in the design and implementation of novel technical solutions.
· Write documentation and test plans demonstrating excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Able to anticipate, proactively manage tradeoffs and escalate appropriately.
· Demonstrate extraordinary people skills, customer obsession and attention to detail.


· 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry demonstrating strong product and project management skills and demonstrated technical aptitude.
· 5+ years of experience of product delivery experience using Agile software development processes.
· 4+ years of prior Software Development Experience.
· Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.


· Experience and proficiency with AWS technologies (Lambda, API Gateway, S3, EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, CloudFront)
· Proficiency in web technologies, including HTML5, CSS, Javascript (node.js), JSON, and React.
· Clear understanding and emphasis on customer-centered usability and design.
· Globalization and localization experience.
· Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members.
· Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer €“ Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-11-18

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