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Technical Program Manager Amazon
Seattle, WA

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Job Description

The Amazon Appstore Technology team in Bangalore is responsible for developing products for third party mobile app developers to manage their apps on Amazon Appstore as well as build systems to curate catalog of hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. The team uses innovative technologies to develop large-scale platforms to ingest huge number of app submitted by mobile app developers and making these available for millions of Amazon Appstore customers. The team uses various content classification and machine learning algorithms for solving complex business challenges. It has also developed excellent expertise in Android internals and is building innovative mobile automation technologies, which help validating third party apps in a highly automated manner. Team has also developed technologies and infrastructure for large-scale mobile device cloud, which is used for various mobile automation and developer facing services. This team owns multiple developer facing services, which enable developers build high quality apps. These tools help developers in identifying, fix various issues with their apps, and are integral part of their app development life cycle.

TPM Functional Areas/Scope of the role:

Ambiguity: Business and/or architectural strategy may not be defined. May not even know what the problem is before starting. Drives clarity. Delivers with complete independence.

Scope of Influence: Broad cross-organizational business and/or technology influence. Aligns teams and organizations towards simple, coherent approaches. Actively mentors, performs Principal promo assessments.

Communication: Manages meetings effectively. Puts the right people in the room. Drives business and technical discussions. Is clear and concise in both verbal and written communication (e.g., functional/technical specifications, PR/FAQ, status reports, narratives, OP1/OP2). Trusted to present design and program decisions to leaders up to 3 tiers above level. Higher levels require ability to communicate across an increasing diversity of areas (e.g., legal, regulatory, finance, PR, external industry groups).

Technical: Drives large engineering efforts that solve significantly complex or endemic problems. Identifies risks/opportunities in technical strategies, architecture(s) and/or in engineering organization structure(s).

Process Improvement: Creates and optimizes cross-organizational structures and mechanisms to ensure long-term success. Decomposes complex processes into simple, straightforward solutions.

Impact: Owns large programs with significant complexity or that have broad cross-organizational, architectural, or global impact. Improves how organizations interact to achieve business and technology goals.

Execution: Defines business and/or technical strategy. Accelerates progress by creating simple structures for team cohesion. Manages escalations (Is escalated to.)

Knowledge/Judgment: Deep knowledge of core system technologies in program domain and/or broad understanding of company systems. Applies knowledge to invent, evolve, improve, simplify, etc.

What you do… Are you a hands-on leader that can make a huge impact on a dynamic, fast moving business? Are you equally comfortable digging in to business requirements as drilling into architecture and design with development teams? Do you have a passion for bringing the best experience to our customers? Then this is the position for you. This role requires working closely with product management to define strategy and requirements, and leading development teams from design through delivery and subsequent operation. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks and product strategy. Excellent listening, writing skills and very strong technical competency are essential. The ideal candidate has experience through multiple complete product development cycles, possesses superior analytical abilities and product judgment. This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. Qualified candidates have experience defining projects and features, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets; as well as analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection and communicating results throughout the organization. Would you like to be part of this growth?

About Amazon

Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

876800 employees

410 Terry Ave N

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