Principal Technical Program Manager
San Francisco, CA 
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Love music? Want to build consumer-facing products that touches the lives of millions of people? Combine your passions and come reinvent music listening with us! We're working hard, having fun, and making history here at Amazon Music.

As a Principal Technical Program Manager at Amazon Music, you will have the opportunity to work closely with product, design, software development and platform teams to define and deliver world-class applications for tens of millions of Amazon Music customers on mobile, desktop, web, and living room surfaces. You will collaborate with the product teams to deliver the best solutions with efficient use of resources and technologies. You will make strong business cases for project prioritization and investment. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and inspire risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit. If you enjoy solving problems in a dynamic environment and influencing business and technical leaders with your creative solutions, we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities:
* Drive implementation and delivery of large-scale Music initiatives.
* Lead agile engineering and design teams to coordinate, prioritize and deliver to a daring roadmap
* Understand service interdependencies and lead cross-functional teams towards technical solutions for multi-tiered systems
* Clarify, prioritize and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability
* Articulate program goals, desired outcomes, risks/issues and mitigation plan clearly
* Mentor junior employees and build effective teams
* Support and enhance existing products with thoughtful and measurable impact
Amazon Music - Any Way You Want It.

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!




Basic Qualifications
* Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
* 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
* 7+ years of technical program management experience
* 8+ years' experience as technical program manager leading cross-functional teams to deliver complex software projects
* Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
* Professional experience as a software developer
* Experience with agile methodologies
* Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects involving partner teams inside and outside your organization
* Experience developing Internet products and technologies
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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