Technical Program Manager, Amazon Games

Amazon
San Diego, California, USA
24 days ago
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Amazon Games is seeking an exceptional Technical Program Manager III to join our Technical Operations group and drive the lifecycle of complex, high-impact, cross-functional programs. In this vital role, you will manage comprehensive initiatives spanning multiple game franchises, organizations, and geographies. You will own the strategy and overall delivery for 3 teams within the Technical Operations group, aligning business and technical stakeholders to achieve major objectives. You will work closely with 3 teams and broadly across Amazon Games.

Key job responsibilities
* Define the vision, mission, objectives and measurable success criteria for your programs
* Develop and maintain comprehensive roadmaps aligned to organizational goals
* Analyze data to identify improvements and drive quantified results through metrics
* Facilitate integration across dependent teams through documentation, solutions and processes
* Identify and mitigate risks proactively before they become roadblocks
* Make informed trade-offs balancing time, effort, features and technical constraints
* Ensure alignment of architecture scalability with long-term "think big" product visions at an Amazon scale
* Streamline processes and eliminate inefficiencies across teams and systems
* Effectively communicate progress, outcomes and present strategic plans to leadership
* Mentor other program managers and provide constructive feedback across roles

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Irvine, CA, USA | San Diego, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

- 5+ years of technical product or program management experience
- 7+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience
- Experience managing technical programs across cross-functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules
- Experience leading highly technical programs involving infrastructure, complex systems, systems engineering
- Experience developing and executing/delivering product and technical roadmaps

Preferred Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent
- Experience in Games Industry (supporting title Development, Release, or Live Ops)
- Experience building and evaluating system-level technical design
- Experience defining KPI's/SLA's used to drive multi-million dollar businesses and reporting to senior leadership

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $133,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $231,400/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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