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Technical Program Manager

Job ID: 1491985 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is all-in on games, and our mission is to be the most customer-obsessed company in the games industry. At Amazon Game Tech, we’re
obsessed on helping game developers focus on creating fun games while we obsess over creating services, features, and tools that enable that capability.

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) with a strong background in building and operating large scale services. As a TPM in an advanced technology group, you will be a creative problem solver who is obsessed with building revolutionary AWS services from the ground up, partnering with stakeholders and engineers to deliver the best customer experience. You will be expected to work across teams, gather requirements, influence roadmap priorities, product feature decisions, and engineering process. Successful candidates will have a track record of shipping services, understand design approaches and requirements within the games technical domain and be able to spot risks and ask the right questions. This candidate will excel at communication, leadership, and customer focus. If you have these traits and are excited about making a big impact in the game industry, we're looking for you!

About Us
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Please note: This role could sit in either the San Francisco Bay Area or Seattle.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a technical role as a TPM, PM, or SDM.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Services such as DynamoDB, Aurora, or Cognito.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience on teams building and operating extremely high volume and highly scalable online services.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience.
  • Game industry experience working on large-scale, commercial online game services.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer -
Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.