Skip to main content

Manager, Technical Program Management, Amazon Payment Products

Job ID: 2659130 | Services LLC


Would you like to lead a team that creates impact on how millions of customers pay on Amazon every day? Are you an experienced and accomplished leader who is excited to lead a team of Technical Program Managers? Do you enjoy coaching and developing a high performing team?

Then this is the role for you. Amazon Payment Products team in Seattle is looking for TPM leader to manage a team of Technical Program Managers.

Key job responsibilities
This role requires working closely with your team of technical program managers, engineering teams, product management teams, and business teams in Seattle, Vancouver and Arlington to lead them towards launch. This position involves regular communication with our leadership on status, risks, plans, and changes in launch strategy. Excellent communication – both verbal and writing skills and strong technical competency is a must.

You will be a driving force within and outside of Payments Products team. You will lead your team and your key stakeholder teams to identify and implement critical programs. You will lead your team with empathy, develop career plans and identify growth opportunities for your team members.

The ideal candidate has thrived and succeeded in delivering broadly adopted technology products/services in a very high growth environment where priorities shift quickly. They are a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and compellingly and who understands how to drive a high level of focus and excellence. They will have hands-on technical project and program management skills, leading large cross-functional programs & projects from definition to launch. The person should also have excellent people management skills with proven track record of building high performing teams. A qualified candidate is a creative leader with superior analytical abilities across business and technology.

Professional traits which are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders:
- Exhibits excellent judgment
- Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
- Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business
- Delivers innovative solutions
- Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to earn trust of others
- Strong results orientation
- Thinks big

A day in the life
Technical Program Manager role in Amazon is reserved for the few outstanding technical leaders with exceptional accomplishments in program management. This role is a leader of such outstanding leaders. If you feel excited by the challenge of setting the course for large company-wide initiatives, launching customer facing products and being involved in the delivery of these initiatives, this may be the next big career move for you.

About the team
At Amazon Payment Products, we delight our customers with rewards, credit and the simplicity to buy across borders. Amazon Payment Products (APP) serves tens of millions of customers worldwide through a global portfolio of products, delighting them with best-in-class rewards, easy access to credit as well as the simplicity to sell or buy cross-border on Amazon in their local currency. The global portfolio of products APP currently negotiates, builds, and manages includes Co-branded Credit Cards, Private Label Credit Cards, Shop with Points, Buy-Now-Pay-Later Installment products, and Amazon Currency Converter for Sellers and buyers. Under Amazon’s long-term commitment to innovating on behalf of customers, APP constantly seeks to launch new payment and financial services products, features and programs worldwide which make shopping on Amazon ever more rewarding and convenient for customers.

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

Seattle, WA, USA


- 10+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience
- 5+ years of technical product or program management experience
- 3+ years of software development experience
- 2+ years of experience managing technical teams
- Demonstrated experience hiring and developing high-performing teams
- Demonstrated ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
- Ability to roll up sleeves and operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to guide a team toward an objective.
- Able to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle.


- Master’s degree in Computer Science/Math or related field
- Deep hands-on technical expertise, prior experience as a software developer
- Experience in Agile development methodologies, deep understanding of software development in large teams, and a track record of shipping software on time
- Experience managing teams of 6+ people
- Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
- Payments experience would a plus

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $147,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $254,500/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.