• Senior Technical Program Manager

    Location IN-KA-Bangalore
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    ADCI - Karnataka
  • Job Description

    Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer Engagement organization invites customers to visit and purchase from Amazon’s retail sites through highly personalized messages delivered via all available large scale communication channels—both free and paid. The organization builds, operates, and improves the technology platforms that power all marketing communications and manages all actual campaigns; message prioritization and marketing spend decisions. Consumer Marketing consists of a series of single-threaded technology and business teams, each of which owns the entirety of a channel of communication or customer segment: natural and paid search (i.e. SEO and SEM), affiliate networks (Associates), display advertising, email, browser integration, and mobile marketing. The organization is also home to teams that conceive, build and operate great customer experiences on and off-site, designed specifically to attract customers to Amazon. These features drive shopping visits, but also build daily shopping habits, generate trials in new and different product categories and programs, and encourage customers to visit Amazon directly rather than through intermediaries. Among these teams are those overseeing Amazon’s efforts in Free/Earned Social Media, Amazon’s Deals offerings (the Amazon Goldbox and more), Holiday and other periodic on-site shopping Events, and AmazonSmile, the recently launched mirror version of Amazon.com—which allows customers to shop on behalf of their choice from among nearly a million registered nonprofit organizations.

    This position is for a leader in Associates - PAAPI and Product feeds organization.

    Amazon’s Product Advertising Web Service (PAAPI) enables developers across the world to advertise Amazon products and earn affiliate fees. This is done by offering data on Amazon's vast catalog as a service. It's also the source of catalog data for multiple teams within amazon. We are the team that handles the highest volume of web services providing Amazon catalog data to affiliate world.

    As a technical program manager, the TPM will play key role in developing and managing these complex systems. TPM will have an opportunity to work on one of the highest volume webservices in Amazon. Challenges include
    - High Availability guarantees
    - Extremely low latencies
    - High throughput
    - Leverage S3, DynamoDB, Elastic Map Reduce and Elastic Machine Learning to build new services.

    The technical program manager will be responsible for envisioning, planning and launching the next generation of one of the world's largest commerce APIs and Feed systems. She/He will work across businesses and technology partners Worldwide, influencing multiple external and internal business entities.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years in a technical project/program management role in a related industry
    • Experience leading complex projects involving multiple geographically dispersed teams
    • Possess in-depth technical understanding of agile software development lifecycle and large scale Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Extensive experience defining programs and implementing them across a team focused on delivering outcomes that meet rapidly evolving customer needs
    • A proven track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and deliver results
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
    • A proven ability to bring clarity to ambiguous situations
    • Strong presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, technical leaders, and developers
    • Experience working with a full end-to-end e-commerce stack and web services
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
    • Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Exposure to elastic map reduce and machine learning programs.
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