Principal Technical Program Manager - Alexa AI

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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Principal Technical Program Manager - Alexa AI

Job ID: 781719 | Amazon.com Services, Inc.

As a Principal TPM on the Alexa Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Platform team, you will help Alexa better-understand humans with each passing day.

Here at Alexa AI, our goal is to significantly simplify the ability to build, test and deploy Machine Learning models securely for all of our customers. Creating an efficient and scalable system that enables us to do so while serving both experimental and production use-cases entails solving many wonderfully fun and challenging problems. This is an environment where you can pursue and expand an ML engineering career, and be at the forefront of engineering and product innovation in our industry.

This role requires working closely with product management and design to define strategy and requirements, leading projects from concept through delivery and subsequent operation, and regular communication with senior management on status, risks and product strategy. Excellent listening, writing skills and very strong technical competency are essential.

Ideal candidates will have experience leading large scale projects, defining technical architecture and functional specifications, creating best of breed software development processes and practices, managing execution against project plans and delivery commitment, and building deep relationships with customers, partner teams and the engineers on your team.

Knowledge of building Machine Learning and Big Data based production systems through multiple complete product development cycles, experience of large scale data processing systems design, User Experience design and development, messaging protocols, web services, build processes, project management and release schedules is required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.
10+ years experience in technical program management.
7+ years of hands on experience in architecting and building highly scalable distributed systems.
Experience writing technical specifications for large scale complex systems
Experience managing project from concept to delivery

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.
Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical, and Business approaches, and lead project teams to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
Extensive and deep understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong business and technical vision
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.


Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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