Want to work on one of the coolest and most innovative pieces of technology? We are building Amazon Alexa, the cloud service that powers devices such as Amazon Echo, Amazon Tap and Echo Dot. And this is just the beginning. Our long-term vision is to build the Star Trek computer and you have a chance to be part of this. Come join us, together we will revolutionize the way people interact with devices and services! We are inventing the future.
At Amazon, we take pride in building complete end-to-end solutions, starting from researching a problem, implementing the solution, building a scalable and reliable service and ensuring the service is there when you need it.
As a Program Manager you will anticipate bottlenecks, contribute to technical discussions, dive deep into solutions, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance customer and business needs versus various 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. We are looking for entrepreneurial, innovative individuals who thrive on solving tough problems. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, technical expertise, analytical talent, and leadership are essential to success in this role.
The Text-to-Speech (TTS) team is looking for a Program Manager to oversee the creation of its voice products in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be well organized and metrics-driven, with a strong bias for action and ability to independently drive end-to-end TTS creation. This role is inherently cross-functional; will have daily contact with engineering, operations, finance and executive teams. The Program Manager will identify, define, propose and deliver broad process improvements and metrics for the production of Amazon’s Text-to-Speech team; will facilitate and maintain vendor relationships, negotiate contracts and oversee the recording process of speech data.