Returning Candidate?

Technical Program Manager

Technical Program Manager

Job ID 
526593
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
20/04/2017
Company 
AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
Recruiting Team 
..

Job Description

The video entertainment industry is at an exciting crossroads. Billions have been invested, market-leaders are emerging, and cutting-edge digital video services are delivering award-winning original programming. There’s never been a better time to play a major role in this disruptive revolution. Amazon Video (AV) would like to offer every film and TV show to every customer to watch instantly anywhere in the world. Would you like to join us to help shape a future where that's possible? The Amazon Video Commerce team owns the Amazon customer experience in purchasing and subscribing to video content, from surfacing the most relevant offers and ensuring transactions succeed to managing the lifecycle of everything they have bought.
We are seeking a talented Technical Program Manager focused on managing software development products. This position is instrumental in driving improvements with internal & external partners. If you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment and influencing the strategic direction of key initiatives, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity. You will be responsible for managing cross-team communication to ensure all business and technical stakeholder’s needs are aligned, conducting and responding to product development goals, coordinating the scoping & planning of software development and driving the releases to production. A successful candidate will have an established background in software development, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, high creativity, great analytical reasoning skills, and, of course, a passion for TV and film.

Basic Qualifications

4+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
Previous project & program management experience
Highly technical - hands-on software engineering experience is a must.
Extensive project leadership experience.
Skilled in risk management, business risk analysis and making complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions.
Experience in planning and delivery of enterprise-level software development programs.
Experience managing agile processes such as Scrum and Kanban
Experience with service-oriented architectures and web services.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, and a consideration for scale, efficiency and performance
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
Detailed technical knowledge in IP-based engineering & systems