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Sr. Technical Program Manager

Amazon
8-11 years
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Job Description


APS ( Amazon Payment Service) is looking for a talented and experienced Technical Program Manager to lead complex cross organization initiatives aimed at enabling business growth and abiding by mandatory. As a TPM on our team, you will be responsible for owning the roadmap, define clear requirements, make/facilitate tech design choice and decisions, and plan and achieve the delivery dates. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define product features, influence system architecture, and spearhead the best practices to delivery high quality products. The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrated track record delivering new features and products in highly complex environment. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. You will tackle large complex projects, document complex business rules in a highly distributed team, understand service-oriented architecture and lead build of reliable, scalable, secure products for our customers in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
From a business and technical perspective, TPM will:
- Have a strong track record of shaping business strategy for technical products or services
- Understand how to design scalable software - Be conversant with internet technologies
- Communicate effectively with both business and technical partners
- Have an entrepreneurial spirit
- Exhibits excellent judgment
- Have relentlessly high standards, is never satisfied with the status quo
- Dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business
- Have passion and convictions and the innate ability to earn trust of others
- Be results oriented
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- 8+ years of Technical Program Management experience with related technologies, including managing significant cross functional projects in mid- or large companies
- 4+ years experience leading dev teams to design/architect business software solutions
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
- A first-hand working knowledge of current web development technologies and service oriented architecture
- A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
- Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions -
- Advanced knowledge of business applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
- Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects - work prioritization, planning and task delegation
- Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional, cross-organization teams to negotiate and assemble project plans, secure commitments on deliverables, and resolve blocking issues
- Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
- Curiosity to dig several layers deep into technical solutions with an eye toward continuous improvement
- Experience communicating (written and verbal) with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units including executive level
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Master's degree in a business or technology discipline or related field
- Payments Industry experience
- PMP or Project Management Certification
- Familiarity with building large scale solutions across many integrated and distributed systems, with great availability, performance, and security

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