Sr. Technical Program Manager in Seattle, Washington

Interested in guiding lots of talented engineers to develop awesome applications for the cloud that leverages multiple AWS products and technology platforms? We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic, and creative thought leader with a strong background in product innovation and a history of strategic and tactical execution to build multiple software tools for the cloud.

In this role you’ll manage a complex portfolio of engineers developing multiple tools, providing the glue to keep the project/pieces organized and on track. Given the breadth of the service we are working on, this role will require coordination across many internal and external teams and will be visible at the highest levels of the company. You’ll work with the product management team to make prioritization calls across the portfolio that require both keen business and technical judgment, and will also drive process and tooling improvements for greater transparency and efficiency.

The successful candidate must have exceptional problem solving skills, strong business judgment, and demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams. We are looking for a proven ability to execute both strategically and tactically, and someone who is excited to take on new, ambiguous projects that will be industry defining. This position requires a solid technical background, and the candidate should be customer-focused with a passion for the cloud.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead initiatives and work closely with teams across the organization, including development teams around the world

  • Work closely with service owners and partner teams to understand product roadmaps and drive overall new product introduction schedules.

  • Collaborate with stakeholder teams to define deliverables, roadmaps, and accompanying documentation for ad-hoc projects and programs.

  • Anticipate bottlenecks, manage risk and escalations, and balance the business needs versus technical

  • Clearly communicate with technical owners, product managers, and upper management.

  • Drive process and tooling improvements to increase visibility, throughput and output quality.

  • 6+ years of applicable program management, project management, or similar business experience.

  • Strong technical skills.

  • Demonstrable experience developing and implementing process improvements.

  • Proven experience leading cross-organizational programs and ability to set and hold teams and individuals to timelines and deliverables without explicit authority.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Formal training in Lean, Six Sigma or statistics.

  • PMP certification or other formal project management experience.

  • Master’s degree.

AMZR Req ID: 578588

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