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Principal Technical Program Manager - Sponsored TV advertising, Amazon



Marketing & Communications, IT, Operations
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023


Want to work on one of the highest priorities across Amazon Ads? This is your chance to help build a billion dollar business, innovate on a new product, and have a positive impact on millions of views while working with industry-leading technologies. We're growing an team to support the Sponsored Ads business that powers the advertising experience for millions of viewers and advertisers daily. We're looking for a passionate, team-oriented, and talented Principal Technical Program Manager with experience leading across technical and product teams. This is a unique opportunity to get in early and drive significant portions of the technical roadmap.

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world-class advertising business and developing a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses for driving long-term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are constantly challenging ourselves to create world-class products and an unparalleled shopping experience for our hundreds of millions of customers worldwide.

Key job responsibilities
This role requires outstanding cross-team coordination and prioritization to translate critical product and business requirements into a technical roadmap and design. You will coordinate changes across orgs and teams, and build an innovative product that will deliver unique user experiences to billions of viewers.

This role will provide a unique opportunity to truly work with a multidisciplinary team of product managers, engineers, scientists, and user research to develop a new large-scale, low latency, and high-performing systems that will integrate with core external systems and services. You will help in standing up a new program to track, monitor, and report; and drive insights and opportunities to enable innovate features. The impact of this role spans across multiple organizations that you will be required to influence. You will also work with senior leadership, business stakeholders, science and engineering teams to develop and execute on our roadmap.

About the team
Sponsored TV Ads is a new and critical Ads program that is pioneering new experiences to help brands (sellers, vendors, influencers) connect with millions of viewers. We are innovating on TV, creatives, supply and performance. If you’re interested in joining a new and rapidly growing team working to build a unique, world-class advertising group with a relentless focus on the customer, you’ve come to the right place. We also strive to be a diverse and inclusive team and value work life balance.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

New York, NY, USA


- 7+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience
- 7+ years of technical product or program management experience
- 7+ years of technical program management experience
- Experience designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems
- Experience managing programs across cross functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules
- Experience owning/driving roadmap strategy and definition


- 8+ years of hands-on work managing complex technology projects experience
- Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $141,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $275,300/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.