Technical Program Manager - Talent Management
Edinburgh, UK
2d ago

Want to help build the future of employee-facing career tools at Amazon, as experienced by hundreds of thousands of employees?

You can help us design and deliver an awesome employee experience, inventing new processes and building tools to manage reviews, ratings, goals, feedback, career development, and promotions.

Come be part of a team that will directly shape and influence the future growth of every employee at Amazon.

As a Technical Program Manager in our agile team you will be central to the efficiency of the entire team and program. You will establish a firm understanding of our customers and the problems they face.

From this you will help invent and define the solutions, and how we will measure success. You will then take ownership of key projects, specifically those involving other teams and 3rd party suppliers.

To deliver results, you will facilitate the right conversations by identifying and getting the right people together, communicating and re-

iterating the vision before asking challenging questions. With the solution and delivery plans established you will then communicate these to our stakeholders, and manage the process of delivery, co-

operation, iteration and reporting. You will also lead on program wide issues; responding on behalf of the team, or the compilation of status reports.

You will care about and relate to the engineering team, facilitating retrospectives, planning and reporting meetings, and stand-

ups. You will identifying redundant, inefficient or omitted processes and measurably improve the overall team efficiency.

Your colleagues will impress you : they are highly capable, friendly, and co-operative. They will invest in your development, sharing their skills and knowledge.

The environment is relaxed, with flexible working hours and dress code, a comfortable working space, excellent equipment and a highly competitive compensation package.

  • Extensive industry experience organizing projects that delivered quality user-facing software
  • Proven interpersonal, written and verbal skills including working with and influencing stakeholders, developers, external teams and 3rd parties across multiple disciplines (e.
  • g. development, user experience, analytics, operations).

  • Experience of facilitating best-practice engineering including Agile methodologies, automated testing, and continuous delivery.
  • Experience of working to identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels, creating, maintaining and disseminating project information and metric updates to stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable understanding of systems architecture including Service Orientated Architecture and complex software systems
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience architecting full-stack distributed systems ideally including machine learning and web applications.
  • Ability to pull, interpret and report data from NoSQL and relational databases.
  • Previous experience as a software developer.
  • Domain experience with human resources, recruiting or business processes
  • Personal qualities :

  • Results oriented and analytical, with a strong customer and business focus.
  • Ability to communicate and discuss technical topics with both technical and business audiences.
  • Highly innovative, self-directed and able to deal well with ambiguous problems.
  • Strong sense of ownership, with an ability to thrive in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • In addition to a highly competitive salary, we offer other excellent benefits including healthcare. This is your opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a unique, passionate and international environment, work hard, have fun and make history!

    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.

    All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and a successful background screening check.

    This check will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check.

    Further details of this policy and procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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