Amazon Corporate LLC Fire TV Services Technical Program Manager in Seattle, Washington

Fire TV Services Technical Program Manager Job ID 533094 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 5/6/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Project/Program/Product Management--Technical Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionFire TV is the #1 best-selling streaming media player is the US - a tiny box that connects your HDTV to a world of online content. This is an opportunity to lead engineering teams building unified, personal experiences across categories of digital entertainment, including the most popular video catalogs from the likes of Amazon Video, Netflix and Hulu, internet videos, apps & games, and music - all accessible through an Alexa powered voice search. Our technology stack is powered by Java-based services, AWS services (such as Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon CloudSearch, AWS Lambda, and Amazon EMR), and Alexa's Natural Language Understanding (NLU). The Fire TV Services team is seeking a Senior Technical Program Manager to lead high-impact, cross-functional, customer-facing projects for next generation media experiences. The TPM role requires hands-on project management skills, deep technical expertise, and excellent leadership skills. The Fire TV Services TPM will be responsible for collecting business and system requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch. You will work closely with multiple engineering and business teams to continuously identify opportunities to enable and accelerate the execution of impactful business initiatives. As we are a rapidly expanding small team, you will also be required to have solid hiring and new hire development skills. Strong judgment and communication skills, long term technical vision, and continuous focus on engineering and operational excellence are essential for the success in this role. Basic Qualifications 5+ years of experience managing complex technology projects Prior experience with agile methodologies Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects Experience developing Internet products and technologies Bachelor's Degree or 5+ years equivalent work experience Preferred Qualifications Excellent written and oral communication skills Quantitative analytical abilities Proven problem solving skills Strong organizational skills A history of working in startups and fast paced environments A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a proven track record of shipping software on time Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation