Amazon Corporate LLC Technical Program Manager in Seattle, Washington

Technical Program Manager Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 744120 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Project/Program/Product Management--Technical Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionDoes the challenge and ownership that comes from leading and driving large, cross-organizational projects and initiatives for one of the largest online marketplaces excite you? Did you know that Amazon already has a vibrant and thriving marketplace where 2.6 million sellers experience great success selling their products? We want to rapidly grow this marketplace in scale and geography. Do you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions? Come join us in taking the innovation in our sellers business and technology to the next level. Marketplace sellers worldwide on Amazon are collectively responsible for selling about 1/2 of all items ordered on Amazon. The business continues to be a growth engine year-over-year. We are looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager to lead our mission to further empower Amazon marketplace sellers. In this role you will work closely with stakeholders, software engineers and product teams to deliver our most complex, high quality, scalable products deployed around the world. You will collaborate with the product teams to deliver the best product with most efficient use of resources and technologies. You will work with all the stakeholders to assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects by meeting project milestones. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and encourage risk taking behavior to maximize business benefit. Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail driven and have excellent problem solving abilities. You should not only be passionate about delivering extensible, on-time solutions, but should also be obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performance teams through rigorous goal-setting, disciplined attention to performance metrics, and continuous process improvement. There are very few places where you can have this much customer and business impact and help shape the future of e-commerce. If you're up to the challenge, we'd love to talk to you. Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar major 5+ years in a software engineering role 5+ years experience managing software development projects with aggressive schedules. Demonstrated ability to design, build, and deliver complex, successful web services and/or customer experiences efficiently Proven team leadership, interpersonal skills, and ability to get things done Ability to clearly communicate high level strategy and technical details effectively across disciplines, locations, and organizations, including to senior leadership Strong technical foundation with demonstrated willingness and capability to learn new technologies quickly Burning desire to build great experiences for our customers Further, you must be able to: Interact with Project Sponsors, Technical Program Managers and multiple Development Teams to define and deliver complex features. Lead the effective and efficient delivery of large, complex projects. Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. Maximize resources for the greater good of the organization. Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels. Create, maintain and disseminate project infor