Senior Program Manager- ALEXA MOBILE
Seattle, WA, US
6d ago

Amazon Alexa is seeking a Senior Program Manager. In this role you will be responsible for tracking and delivering multiple simultaneous device launches and projects across Alexa.

Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch.

You will lead and coordinate implementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions.

You will be expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-

functional and remote project teams

The right candidate will possess a strong program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading large projects, and will have a well-

rounded technical background in mobile or device technologies. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities.

This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done.

As a Senior Program Manager, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.

An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop launch schedules, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected.

Maturity, high judgment, partner management, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in mobile or device-related programs and / or program management in a software applications environment
  • 3+ years of experience leading software development projects with aggressive schedules
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with applications such as Word, Excel, Project, Jira
  • Experience managing efforts in Android development environments, distributed systems and / or large scale mobile applications
  • A first-hand working knowledge of current mobile technologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals including external partners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Experience developing and launching products that require collaboration between internal cross-functional tech teams and external partner teams.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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