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Technical Program Manager


Dublin, Ireland


Amazon’s Consumer Cloud Enablement group is looking for a Technical Program Manager to lead our new security efficiency tools program in Dublin. As a successful candidate you will take part in developing Amazon next generation platform products used across the company to deploy, host, secure and operate the implementation of our website properties worldwide.

As a senior Technical Program Manager you will be responsible for leading cross team efforts associated with the development of a range of software products that help manage the operations efficiency and availability of our highly distributed website implementation that serve 10s of billions of customer requests per day through Amazon retail websites, Kindle, Amazon instant video, Amazon subsidiaries and more. You will need to demonstrate great passion for customers, agility and adaptability in the face of fast changing business requirements and innovation across the company.

As the ideal candidate you will be experienced in driving complex technical programs across multiple organizations, managing a portfolio of requirements from multiple customers, developing strategies and influencing leadership decisions and developing program management methodologies that help accelerate delivery and ship highly complex software solutions in a cloud environment. You will have the ability to go deep into the understanding of specific problems and how to best implement them in the context of Amazon. You will operate in total autonomy and have proven skills at driving consensus with technical and non-technical audiences. You will actively participate in recruiting and coaching others and may have direct people management responsibilities.

Specific responsibilities include the following:
- Build and manage an agile backlog for your customer and technical requirements.
- Interact with senior management, stakeholders and customers on monthly reviews of your programs.
- Build and cultivate trust in all working relationships.
- Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across sites worldwide.
- Anticipate bottlenecks, tradeoffs and drive solutions balancing business and technical constraints.
- Demonstrate exceptional influencing and negotiation skills.
- Take an active part in recruitment.


Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science or related field.
- 4+ years of software development experience.
- 5+ years of technical program management with a proven track record of delivering and deploying large and complex software projects in an agile environment.
- Experience of having worked in at least one modern programming language such as Java.
- Strong leadership, project planning and execution skills.
- Exceptional ability to communicate clearly with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications:
- People management experience.
- Master degree preferred.
- Experience of building solutions using AWS technologies.

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