Amazon Corporate LLC Sr Technical Program Manager in Seattle, Washington

Sr Technical Program Manager Job ID 453815 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 11/11/2016 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Project/Program/Product Management--Technical Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionWhy this job is an awesome opportunity: You get to use your business savvy and technical skill to create an experience from the ground up. This is a completely new experience for Amazon customers and we want it to be AMAZING. You will get to be the visionary and define it from the start. You will be working far beyond the scope of this category. The opportunity is big and your solution will be rolled out across multiple retail categories and countries, enabling Amazon to offer an amazing experience for all our customers. This is a unique opportunity to work on and end-to-end retail experience filled with custom features for each category that you invent! What you'll work on: The Vertical Stores team is seeking a talented, passionate Technical Product Manager to envision our many new shopping experiences and work with developers to make them a reality. Every week millions of customers shop in the Sporting Goods, Outdoors and Toys Stores. This team is responsible for dramatically changing that shopping experience. You will collaborate with designers, the technical team, testers, and other product managers across the company to create an amazing experience for our customers, starting in our Outdoor store. You'll need to be thinking about how your features will work for multiple categories across the site as we plan to build many of our features site-wide. You will own creating a holistic product that is focused on our website shoppers, but is also easy for internal customers to adopt and scales well across all categories and locales. Then you will get to work with multiple internal development teams to guide the project through design, development and launch. Who we are looking for: We are looking for someone who has a strong product vision as well as the technical design skills to translate that vision into a successful product launch and scalable platform. A successful candidate will have an established background in creating customer-facing experiences, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and be a strong collaborator. Successful candidates will also be able to operate independently to take an ambiguous problem space and convert it into requirements and project plan for a technical team. The ability to come up to speed quickly on many different product lines and see parallels between them will help this team achieve our goals. Experience collaborating with developers is a must. Demonstrated skills understanding technical subjects and influencing development teams will be necessary. #SOTTech Basic Qualifications 5+ years in a product management role in an online consumer focused or ecommerce company A bachelor's degree in computer science or related field Experience managing software development efforts in, distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications Ability to prioritize and understand constraints in both customer and business terms Ability to establish credibility and work with key internal partners to get things done Excellent communication (written and spoken), presentation, and interpersonal skills. Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions Preferred Qualifications MBA or Master's degree Experience delivering consumer software products and services in a high growth environment Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation