Senior Technical Program Manager

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Location
Seattle
Posted
Oct 26, 2012
Closes
Nov 25, 2012
Contact
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Duration
Full Time
The Team: How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a team that is tasked with solving a huge business problem through innovative technology? Would you like to know more about how computer vision and machine learning can be used to solve these problems? If this sounds intriguing, then we'd like to talk to you about a role on a new Amazon team that's in stealth-mode and tackling a set of problems requiring significant innovation. The Role: Everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats and work in a highly collaborative environment that's more startup than big company. We'll need to tackle problems that span a variety of domains: computer vision, image recognition, machine learning, real-time and distributed systems. As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will help solve a variety of technical challenges and help the team build and ship functionality on time. Given that this is an early-stage initiative, a TPM will play a pivotal role in translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverables, come up with a project plan and schedule, and work with the engineering and product teams to get it done. You will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and given the size of this initiative, you'll have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams at Amazon in different locations. You should be comfortable with a variety of core languages and technologies including Java, C++, Perl/Mason, Linux, Oracle, and Berkeley DBs. Familiarity with data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.Master's degree in Computer Science or related field Academic and/or industry experience with one of more of the following domains: computer vision, image recognition, machine learning or large-scale distributed systems.Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. Experience with designing and building large-scale systems in a multi-tiered, distributed environment (Service Oriented Architecture)
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