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Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 8:17 PM

The Alexa Mobile team is looking for a Principal Technical Program Manager . In this role you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects end:to:end. Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers including mobile device and mobile application developers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch. You will lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions. You will be expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time:to:market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross:functional and remote project teamsThe right candidate will possess a strong program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a well:rounded technical background in current web technologies. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high:level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. As a P:TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.Responsibilities Engage with mobile partnersA? , OEM handset manufacturers, Carriers, mobile app developers, architects, hardware engineers and project managers to capture requirements and manage timelines Own the planning and delivery of customer products and roadmap as pertaining to enablement of Alexa on Mobile Manage prioritization and tradeoffs against developer experience, customer experience, and time to market. Drive architecture, engineering and integration decisions and timelines with dependency teams Establish business processes and policies as well as metrics and indicators for success. Develop, report, and continually improve business performance metrics Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the teamA?s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals 10+ yearsA? experience in technical program management of mobile platforms, applications, web services, IoT, consumer electronics or related field 5 yearsA? experience in technical partner management handling large scale device manufacturers : Knowledge of Mobile ecosystem, Android, OEMs, Certification process and SDK distribution. Experience coordinating cross functional teams in both hardware and software engineering Experience building processes, project management, and release schedules BachelorA?s degree in engineering, computer science or a related technical discipline:5+ years of experience leading software development projects with aggressive schedulesAn advanced technical degree or MBAExperience in the embedded computing, IoT, voice processing and web services fieldsExperience with speech:related hardware systemsExpertise in agile software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including agile estimation and planning, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operationsTrack record for managing complex technology projects with aggressive schedules and scarce resourcesTrack record for being detail:oriented with a demonstrated ability to self:motivate and follow:through on projectsSolid foundation in service:oriented technologies to be able to understand service inter:depe

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• Location: Seattle

• Post ID: 54660042 seattle
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