Sr. TPM, Sort Tech

Verenigd Koninkrijk, Washington Amazon 4 maanden geleden
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Job summary
It’s no secret that Amazon relies on technology to deliver millions of packages every day to its customers – on time, with low cost. Our organization, Amazon Transportation Services, builds complex software solutions that work across our vendors, warehouses and carriers to optimize both time & cost of getting the packages delivered. Our services already handle thousands of requests per second, make business decisions impacting billions of dollars a year, integrate with a network of small and large carriers, manage business rules for movements of millions of products, and improve our middle mile operations experience to deliver products for millions of online shoppers. That said, this remains a fast growing business and our technical journey has only started.

Our mission is to build the most efficient and optimal transportation solution on the planet, using our technology and engineering muscle as our biggest advantage. We aim to leverage cutting edge technologies in big data, machine learning, and optimization techniques, and operate high volume, low latency, and high availability services. Oh, and we will need great leaders too!

Our team, Sort Tech, builds the technology that enables manual and automated sortation, containerization, loading and unloading processes at over 2k nodes in Amazon’s worldwide transportation network - Fulfillment Centers, Inbound Receive Centers, Sort Centers, Amazon Air Gateways and Delivery Stations. We also build visibility platforms that enable operations managers to monitor and refine their volume, staffing and building configurations to optimize their operational processes.

We are looking for a strategically-minded Technical Program Manager to help lead a suite of products for Amazon Business, Amazon's offering for business corporations. This person will lead broad technical programs spanning Amazon’s sortation facilities and middle mile networks. The ideal candidate is a creative, demonstrated leader with superior analytical abilities. This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills as well as an ability to get things delivered.

Key job responsibilities
Partner with technical teams across multiple tech organizations to build long-term solutions for Amazon Business.
Partner with software teams within Sort Tech to manage roadmaps and identify technical risks.
Document and present executive documentation to leaders across technical organizations and Amazon Business.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 5+ years of Product/Program Management experience working with software engineering teams
• 3+ years experience with Java, C++, Ruby, or a similar language
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field (or equivalent)
• Experience managing efforts in UNIX/Linux environments, distributed systems, and/or developing large-scale web applications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience building and operating highly scalable, high availability services
• Experience with real-time analytical systems
• Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
• Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects


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