• Sr. Technical Program Manager

    Location US-MA-Andover
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2018 1:09 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Are you inspired by working with creative and successful teammates? Answer yes to any or all of these and you’ll fit right in here at Blink by Amazon. We are the fast growing, product oriented team that brought the Blink family of wireless, battery operated cameras to the market before becoming part of Amazon Devices, the consumer electronics division that brought you the Kindle, Fire TV, and Echo. We are driven to develop highly power efficient battery operated wireless cameras and peripheral products that delight our customers by giving them the ability to see what’s happening at their homes at any time. We are Blink by Amazon and we want you to help us build the next generations of wire free cameras.

    As a Sr. Technical Program Manager you will be responsible for scoping, planning and delivering projects within the Blink family of products and services. You will be working with a talented team of implementation engineers and product and program managers, strategically managing project implementations from development stage to mass production. You will complete high-quality programs on time, while motivating team members and driving continuous improvement throughout the process.

    • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across disparate groups with varied priorities.
    • Partner with cross functional teams from Lab126, Amazon Devices and Blink to support planning, development and roll out of new products
    • Create, maintain and disseminate project and program information to stakeholders.
    • Define and track priorities and critical tasks, organize and run program and production meetings.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other technical discipline
    • 7+ years’ experience managing technical projects in IoT consumer product environment
    • 7+ years writing detailed functional specifications, developing detailed project schedules and coordinating multiple stakeholders to deliver projects on time and within budget
    • 7+ years analyzing and solving complex problems in embedded or networked systems as well as prior success partnering with business and engineering teams
    • Up to 10% travel required (domestic)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to successfully engage technical and non-technical stakeholders. Ability to succinctly summarize key findings
    • Experience in software development (Embedded, Application, Cloud)
    • Knowledge of hardware development process and lifecycle
    • A Project Management Certification (PMP)
    • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize critical tasks with a high attention to detail
    • Experience driving execution of vision and goals for the team
    • Smart about choosing between fast and right
    • Strong meeting management and negotiating skills
    • Proven ability to manage and develop high performing teams
    • Experience with MS Project, Atlassian SCM Suite (Confluence /JIRA) helpful
    • Experience working with senior management and customer support teams

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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