1+ months

Sr. Technical Program Manager, Alexa AI

Seattle, WA 98104


Job summary
Intelligent Decisions is a team in Alexa AI focused on making Alexa experiences more relevant, frictionless, and seamless by surfacing the right responses at the right time for each individual customer.

We are looking for a Sr. TPM to join us in pushing the envelope on state of the art applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and lead a program to support Alexa teams and delight Alexa customers across a wide variety of use cases.

You will contribute to defining the program vision, strategic planning, and manage the portfolio of stakeholders. Your day-to-day work will lean into creating mechanism to better understand the needs of our customers, looking around the corner to anticipate their future requirements, and translating these into a concrete technical architecture.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in managing sophisticated programs through technical roadmap planning, risk identification and mitigation, execution, delivery and launch. We frequently collaborate with multiple Alexa teams in our programs, and expect successful candidates to have demonstrated strengths in their experience leading across a broad scope of responsibility. Prior background with ML, AI and Natural Language Understanding is preferred though not required - strong motivation for continued learning in these fields is critical, and we offer opportunities to learn on the job.

In this role, you will be working across disciplines including Engineering, Science, Language Data Research, Business Intelligence, and Product Management, and see the direct impact of your work on real-world Alexa customer use cases.


  • 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
  • Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
  • 5+ years of technical program management experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related technical field


  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs
  • Experience optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities
  • Academic and/or industry experience with AI and ML techniques, NLU, and scientific thinking
  • Experience working effectively with science, data processing, and software engineering teams
  • Excellent written and verbal technical communication skills with an ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2022-02-21 Expires: 2022-09-05

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