• Principal Technical Program Manager

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/28/2018 4:14 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The program manager's primary responsibility is making sure that the 3P app catalog is ready(compatible) for the new launches of Fire device (TV), system updates(OTA), and security patches updates etc. In certain cases technical features can get added/deprecated, so PM need to ensure even in these cases that 3P apps are compatible. Program Manager, will lead and define the charter, scope, policies and work with stakeholders to ensure successful launches and completion of critical programs required to manage our store/devices. The key role is in increasing content selection and helping Amazon build great devices for its customers.
    • Partner with other Amazon teams on upcoming new devices
    • Define the strategy/any changes in strategy required for content ingestion keeping changes/items coming up in launch calendars
    • Define the strategy for processing, publishing, and maintaining apps catalog for devices
    • Recruit and manage the team responsible for implementing the app review guidelines and processes
    • Create and optimize processes for adding new digital content quickly, while ensuring the content meets Amazon’s high quality bar and follows Amazon’s policies
    • Specify requirements for the technological systems and tools required to support the content operations business road map and goals
    • Build system to effectively screen and manage updates from developers
    • Partner with other Amazon groups as necessary to implement the strategy and manage exception processes
    • Partner with other Amazon groups in getting the apps catalog ready for any new devices and country launches
    • Above all, you will ensure we protect Amazon’s high quality customer experience and provide an efficient and transparent experience for our developers and content provider.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 10+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field
    • Device Software experience
    • Experience managing software releases in Android/Java environments
    • Experience with bug tracking systems
    • Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
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