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Mobile eCommerce is one of the fastest growing segments and Amazon is well positioned to take its world class customer experience and deliver it on mobile/wireless devices (cell phones such as the iPhone, PDAs, etc.). The Amazon.com Mobile Business team is leading this initiative and will be building new and innovative ways for customers to shop with Amazon via their mobile device. We are looking to not only deliver a terrific experience on todays wireless devices but also as wireless networks become faster and as the devices continue to become more sophisticated, we will look to take advantage of some of the more unique features of these devices/networks to build a world class experience for our customers around the world.
Are you a hands-on leader that can make a huge impact on a dynamic, fast moving business? Are you equally comfortable digging in to business requirements as drilling into architecture and design with development teams? Do you have a passion for bringing the best mobile shopping experience to our customers? Are you comfortable working on multiple platforms such as Android and Blackberry? Then this is the position for you. Amazon''s Mobile Business division needs a world class Technical Program Manager to own and launch mobile shopping applications on a variety of platforms.
This role requires working closely with product management and development teams to define strategy and requirements, and leading development teams from design through delivery and subsequent operation. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks and product strategy. Excellent listening, writing skills and very strong technical competency are essential.
Knowledge of the following is required:
product development (including C++, Java, XML, messaging protocols, and Web Services), build processes, project management, release schedules.
The ideal candidate will have 6 or more years of relevant work experience in internet-related program and/or technical product management in a software applications environment.
An bachelor degree in computer science or a related discipline is required.
The ideal candidate has experience through multiple complete product development cycles, possesses superior analytical abilities and product judgment. This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. Key to success in this position is an equal passion for delivering new features as well as operating the current applications at the highest level of quality, ensuring that our customers have a world-class shopping experience on their mobile device.
Qualified candidates have experience defining projects and features, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, internationalization, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets; as well as analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection and communicating results throughout the organization.
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