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AbeBooks

Senior Technical Program Manager

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for talented Technical Program Managers who have a passion for Big Data and distributed systems at trillions of transactions scale to help lead projects to build the next generation of AWS internal services. Our applications are responsible for processing 270 million events per second and 20 terabytes of data per hour. As a foundational system we must scale with the growth of cloud computing at Amazon. The AWSCP Metering & Bill Generation team is responsible for Metering Usage and Generating Monthly Charges. These include but are not limited to enabling: AWS product pricing, AWS product subscriptions, AWS product discount programs, customer credit management, storing AWS product usage, computing the bill, the estimated bill, computing tax, and storing bills and line items for external customer consumption.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

-7+ years of relevant work experience in internet-related program and/or technical product management in a software applications environment
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Experience in project management and development
- Experience with one more Internet technologies such as HTTP, REST, SOA, Hadoop, S3, EC2, SimpleDB
- Ability to proactively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks and resolve issues that sometimes cross departmental boundaries
- Ability to estimate, schedule and track projects: get hands dirty herding cats
- Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
- Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field (e.g. computer science, engineering)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Ability to comfortably work in a fast paced, often ambiguous environment
- Excellent time management, resource management and planning skills
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
- Experience with agile or other program management methodologies
- Masters degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline
- Prior experience as a software developer

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
Category
Management and Executive