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Sr. Technical Program Manager, JP Delivery Experience

Sr. Technical Program Manager, JP Delivery Experience

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Amazon Japan G.K.
Recruiting Team 

Job Description

Ever wondered how Amazon delivers packages to customers the same day customers ordered products? Does working with large scale systems that process millions of transactions excite you? Do you want to innovate and optimize one of the World’s largest production systems? Are you seeking an environment where you can apply state-of-the-art computer science techniques, data-driven decision making, and problem solving skills in a real world setting? Do you want to build large-scale reliable, fault-tolerant distributed systems and write interactive tools that directly impacts how Amazon makes delivery promises?

The Amazon Japan Delivery Experience team is recruiting for a Sr. Technical Program Manager to lead our new exciting initiatives to change how Amazon delivers customers packages.

As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects end-to-end. Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch. You will lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between internal teams and outside vendors to develop optimal solutions. You will be expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote project teams. A successful candidate will have strong technical background in Software Development, high-level project management skills, be highly analytical, able to work extremely effectively in a matrix organization, adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, and simple products and services that customers love.

Basic Qualifications

• 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
• 3+ years of coding experience in Java, C++, and Perl
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
• Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments, distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications
• A first-hand working knowledge of current web technologies
• Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
• Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects