Are you excited by the opportunity to build diverse and high performing products? Do you like the idea of seeing your work impact tens of millions of customers? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in!

Amazon's TechHub in Madrid is looking for an experienced, results-oriented, and inventive Sr Technical Program Manager. You will get an opportunity to deliver critical features to our internal as well as external customers. You will work closely with software engineers on a daily basis to define system architecture, elaborate user stories and discuss technical trade-offs. You will negotiate features and release timelines between multiple internal teams to maximize the benefit to Amazon and our customers. This role is inherently cross-functional—you will work closely with Engineering, Operations, Business, Finance, and Executive teams.

Great candidates for this position possess a sound understanding of computer science and a passion to make a profound impact for our business customers. You will have the opportunity to apply this passion by leveraging your technical and program management skills leading medium to large projects involving distributed systems, web development, front-end/back-end design, and more. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with diverse business and technical partners to shape our technology. You will be the voice of our customers, driving technological innovation to create an unparalleled business procurement experience.

In Madrid we are over 1,000 people from more than 70 different nationalities across our 3 technology teams: Amazon Business, which focuses on creating solutions and features tailored to the needs of professionals, small and large businesses and institutions; Kindle & reading Technology, which builds new products and services to discover, buy, read and listen to novels, non-fiction and technical books, articles, comic books, and all other forms of reading; and International Technology, which delivers cutting-edge engineering from front-end customer experience to back-end service technology for a wide number of Amazon teams.

Expect to be in charge of new projects and initiatives, managing business and technical requirements, driving performance, and help building plans for the future. We need someone who is eager to grow with us and is passionate about driving clarity in highly ambiguous technical environments, be skilled at developing long-term technical roadmaps, and have technical depth. This position also requires excellent project management skills, great empathy and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

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Basic qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
6+ years of program/product management (or software engineering) and software product delivery experience
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.
High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
Experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules
Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
Experience solving problems leveraging data driven decision making
Proven experience developing and leading multi-team programs and initiatives
Excellent (English) communication and analytical skills, Spanish is not required


Preferred qualifications
Master’s Degree or advanced professional certifications
4+ years of relevant work experience in large-scale, Technical Program Management
Experience in developing Technical strategies.
High degree of comfort presenting to senior management, business stakeholders, and external partners.
Interest and/or experience in one or more of the following:
Distributed Systems Micro Services Amazon Web Services, S3, DynamoDB, AWS Lambda Linux and/or UNIX Agile software development International software development

Considering moving to Madrid?

Amazon chose Madrid to house its new Tech Hub in 2016. Since then it has grown to become one the company’s largest full software development centers in Europe. Opportunities for new projects in our Madrid office are as abundant as our sunshine or enticing tapas.
This a city that really knows how to live. Expats moving to Madrid will find a wonderful city with great restaurants, lively bars, interesting art galleries and two world-famous football teams. Madrid is Spain’s commercial and political capital with all the offerings of a city - while maintaining its down to earth Mediterranean attitude.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.





BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
6+ years of program/product management (or software engineering) and software product delivery experience
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.
High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
Experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules
Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
Experience solving problems leveraging data driven decision making
Proven experience developing and leading multi-team programs and initiatives
Excellent (English) communication and analytical skills, Spanish is not required


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree or advanced professional certifications
4+ years of relevant work experience in large-scale, Technical Program Management
Experience in developing Technical strategies.
High degree of comfort presenting to senior management, business stakeholders, and external partners.
Interest and/or experience in one or more of the following:
Distributed Systems Micro Services Amazon Web Services, S3, DynamoDB, AWS Lambda Linux and/or UNIX Agile software development International software development

Considering moving to Madrid?

Amazon chose Madrid to house its new Tech Hub in 2016. Since then it has grown to become one the company’s largest full software development centers in Europe. Opportunities for new projects in our Madrid office are as abundant as our sunshine or enticing tapas.
This a city that really knows how to live. Expats moving to Madrid will find a wonderful city with great restaurants, lively bars, interesting art galleries and two world-famous football teams. Madrid is Spain’s commercial and political capital with all the offerings of a city - while maintaining its down to earth Mediterranean attitude.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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