As a Senior Technical Program Manager within the Ring (Amazon) Emerging Devices organization, you will be responsible for identifying, scoping, and delivering a large end to end project comprised of cloud-services, mobile applications & web portals. You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive of and design innovative consumer products. You will be comfortable working across time zones and through ambiguity. You thrive through building consensus and driving teams towards results. You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.
The right candidate will possess proven program management skills, demonstrate experience leading medium to large products and projects. You are expected to be versatile and able to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. You are not hindered by managing competing priorities and are able to bring order to ambiguous scenarios. You will be data-driven and analytical. You can clearly & effectively communicate (written as well as verbally) across the org and up to senior leadership.
Work with key stakeholders in executive teams, product management, and marketing teams to define strategy and requirements
Work with remote and multi-site teams to deliver supporting software and services in sync with launch timelines
Communicate regularly with senior management on status, risks, and change control
Create and maintain program information (risks, issues, resources, schedules, tasks, budgets)
Identify business and technical impacts of user requirements
Be expected to dive deep into the technical details of the program
Stand with & defend your convictions as well as accept others’ point of views when needed
Must be able & willing to travel internationally
7+ years of relevant work experience in technical program/project management in a consumer electronics environment
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (EE, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering)
Experience with software development Life Cycle (Cloud and Services)
Experience in mobile application development including Android and iOS
Experience with distributed systems and how they are deployed
Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule and deploy new features sets
Experience analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection
Master’s or advanced technical degree
Creative leader with superior analytical abilities
Knowledge of AWS services (S3, DynamoDB, EC2)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills engaging technical and non-technical stakeholders
Strong problem solving and negotiation skills to earn trust and influence partners and teams
Fluency with Atlassian SCM Suite (Confluence/JIRA)
Experience in productization and shipping of software products (Services or Consumer Electronics
Prior experience as a software developer
Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of home security products and services. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighbors app, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete, proactive home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before. In fact, two Newark, NJ neighborhoods saw an over 50 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Video Doorbells and Spotlight Cams were installed on 11% of homes in the communities from April-July 2018 when compared to the same time period in 2017. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.
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