Monday, April 15, 2013

Techical Program Manager - Open Source Solutions

Job Summary:

Are you excited about free and open source solutions? Do you want to help prove that free and open source software can replace commercial software for end users? Corporate Infrastructure is looking for a Technical Program Manager to work as part of a cross-functional team to decrease our dependence on commercially licensed software. This team seeks out opportunities to eliminate license costs while providing appropriate tools and capabilities that result in an excellent user experience. The value that this team delivers is directly measurable in elimination or avoidance of license costs.
In this role you will collaborate with the engineering teams to deliver the best products with most efficient use of resources and technologies. You will work with all the stakeholders to assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects by meeting project milestones. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and encourage risk taking behavior to maximize business benefit.
Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail driven and have excellent problem solving abilities. You should not only be passionate about delivering extensible, on-time solutions, but should also be obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performance teams through rigorous goal-setting, disciplined attention to performance metrics, continuous process improvement and mentorship.

Interact with Project Sponsors, Technical Program Managers and multiple Engineering Teams to define and deliver complex features.
Lead the effective and efficient delivery of the large, complex projects.
Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
Maximize resources for the greater good of the organization.
Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels.
Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders.
Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
3+years experience managing complex technology projects
Prior experience with agile methodologies
Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects
Experience developing Internet products and technologies
Bachelor’s Degree or 4+years equivalent work experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Quantitative analytical abilities
Proven problem solving skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent technical skills
Degree in computer science or engineering preferred
Previous work experience as a software developer or systems engineer
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