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Principal Technical Program Manager- Alexa Smart Properties
Want to join a startup team building new Alexa experiences for hospitality and other out of home segments? As a Principal Technical Program Manager you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects across Alexa. 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 merchants and 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. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring our team operates efficiently. You’ll own and improve the mechanisms we use to track goals, status, and business metrics across teams. You’ll coordinate cross-team programs, such as ensuring we’re scaled to handle major events. You’ll help teams identify key risks, provide guidance on how to communicate them, and ensure leadership has the right visibility.
This role will have to work closely with senior leaders across Alexa and lead several strategic initiatives for the Alexa out of home experience.
10+ years of relevant work experience in internet-related program and/or technical product management in a software applications environment
5+ years of experience leading software development projects with aggressive schedules
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel and Project
Experience scaling the processes of a growing organization
Experience in smart Home and IOT devices
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
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
Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.
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