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Principal Technical Program Manager, Alexa Privacy - Amazon
United States (Seattle)

By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.

Voice-driven AI experiences are finally becoming a reality and Amazon’s Alexa cloud service and Echo devices are at the forefront of this latest technology wave. We deliver world-class products on aggressive schedules that are used every day, by people you know, in and about their homes. At the same time, we obsess about customer trust and ensure that we build products that respect customers.

We are looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial, and technically adept leader who can drive privacy programs across Alexa. As a Principal Technical Program Manager in the Privacy Engineering for Alexa team, you will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting-edge products and services.

Are you interested in building the next gen privacy architecture for Alexa? Are you interested in being the custodian of customer trust? To protect delightful customer experiences while empowering them with transparency and fine grained control?

Basic Qualifications
• Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
• 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
• 7+ years of technical program management experience
• 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience with related technologies, including managing significant cross functional projects in mid-size or large companies
• 7+ years hands-on experience building software solutions within current industry standard technologies
• 5+ years’ experience leading dev teams to design/architect business software solutions
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
• A first-hand working knowledge of current web development technologies and service oriented architecture
• Technical experience in building custom, distributed software at scale
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and prioritize tasks
• Strong business and technical vision
• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
• A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
• Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in data privacy or security compliance in a highly technical environment.
• Experience executing software programs in support of a major compliance effort
• Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations. Experience working successfully in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Hands-on.
• Have a record of delivery of IT process improvement projects with technology processes and/or major tech companies.
• Have a strong understanding of software development lifecycles and modern transaction processing environments.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

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