Sr. IT Program Manager - Illinois3.6

Job Description
Everyone on our physical retail technology 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: networking infrastructure, real-time and distributed systems, and vendor management.

The IT Project Manager will leverage their management and leadership capabilities to identify and manage risks, resolve issues and escalate where appropriate to drive technical projects to successful completion. Through engagement with customers, vendors, and key suppliers, you will deliver in-store technology on time. You will play an active role in implementing business and functional deliverables in partnership with other technology leaders within the team.

You should be comfortable creatively solving problems in new ways. You will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and will have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams at Amazon. Along the way, we guarantee that you’ll learn a ton, have fun and make a positive impact on customers.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
5+ years of technical program management experience
Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and project planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling.
Must be able to lift up to 49 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to travel 50-75% of the year.
Preferred Qualifications
5-7+ years of technical program management experience
Academic or industry experience with network infrastructure or distributed systems.
Experience optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities. Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly.