Amazon's eCommerce Services Group is looking for highly motivated technology professional to join the Shipping Platform team to create new generation of user experience. Work for the Shipping Platform team and get a chance to touch the full spectrum of Amazon technologies! The Shipping Platform team owns the computation of shipping charges and shipping offer eligibility for all Amazon.com websites, Amazon.com affiliates and 3rd Party sellers. Shipping charges and shipping offer eligibility are computed for billions of items for Amazon’s worldwide business and the results are surfaced to our buying customers in all marketplaces in all regions. Our services are architected to handle complex computations and process approximately 2 billion transactions per hour. The team’s main focus is innovation in customer experience and building the next generation shipping platform and tools to serve the rapidly growing item selection on Amazon.com as well as new business ventures.
The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, have strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently and maintain professionalism under pressure. You will accurately prioritize projects, make sound judgments, work to improve the customer experience, and get the right things done at the right time.
The scope of the TPM role includes: - Collaboration with business stakeholders and technical teams to define the Shipping Platform roadmap - Prioritization of feature delivery across multiple teams - Defining strategy and requirements to meet our customer’s needs - Leading cross functional development teams from design through delivery
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
7+ years of relevant work experience in Technical Program and/or Product Management or leading software development projects with aggressive schedules.
3+ years’ experience working with cross functional technical teams and business units to design, develop, and implement new systems or solutions.
Familiarity with agile methodologies.
Excellent written communication skills.
Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, analyze cost/benefit of feature selection, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions. Project management ability that demonstrates the ability to organize, find solutions and follow through to a successful conclusion.