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Principal Technical Program Manager


Being one of the world's largest e-commerce websites in the world doesn’t happen on its own. In Central Tech, we focus on two primary areas: Customer Trust: Our Global Information Security team thinks about protecting our customer’s trust in us every day. Our Global Information Office ensures all the infrastructure and systems used to bring to you are scalable and operationally excellent. Our mission is to provide a trusted and always-available to the entire world.

As a Principal Technical Program Manager you will be working with Directors, Senior Product Managers, Principal Developers and Managers of Software Development in Technology, as well as interact with front-end developer and designer customers we deliver to. The programs will include several teams and projects across technology and you are responsible for driving efficient execution.


  • Work with Technology leads to define technology projects scope, dependencies, and ultimately, the development plan;
  • Work with Product Owners and Team Leads to proactively monitoring project progress, dependencies, risks and issues;
  • Proactively communicate status and resolve issues, initiate solutions to problems as they arise;
  • Support Product Owners in representing Core Infrastructure to developers and designers you are delivering services to;
  • Organize, promote and implement effective programmatic initiatives to help development teams deliver better services;
  • Ensure the delivery of new products or services meets or exceeds expectation relating to quality and usability, using project goals and definitions you helped develop as a baseline;
  • Work with Managers of infrastructure to ensure teams have enough people to deliver as planned as part of your day to day tracking and project monitoring duties;
  • When necessary, work with 3rd party contributors and ensure seamless integration into the development process;
  • Manage communications with all stakeholders, internal to the team and across the department as well as with customers and external stakeholders;
  • Manage dependencies between multiple technical projects, support teams in mitigating issues;
  • Track, communicate and help manage risks to ensure the successful outcome of technical projects and initiatives

As a Principal Program Manager you are focused on the execution of key, strategic initiatives and represent the benchmark for Technical Program Management. As such this is an individual contributor role and will be focused on delivering large scale programs, defining strategy, and mentoring others in your group but without direct management responsibilities.


  • This role will focus on migrating workloads to the cloud:

    • Work with Cloud transformation program to confirm the criteria to migrate
    • Evaluate and make recommendations on which teams to move, and when
    • Develop and manage KPIs to ensure objectives are met
    • Work hands on with teams across the 3,000+ tech org

This opportunity is open to applicants from around the world. We provide assistance for you and your family with complete relocation support, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam. We have successfully relocated 300+ technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year.