1+ months

Sr. Technical Program Manager, Project Kuiper

Redmond, WA 98052


Job summary
Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

The senior technical program manager €“ customer terminals will play a pivotal role in defining customer terminal products that will meet customer needs in the various verticals. The right candidate must have demonstrated experience with advanced hardware and software product development within consumer, commercial or telecommunications domains.

In this role, you will work with an experienced cross-disciplinary team to drive HW and SW prototype and mass production build readiness. You will leverage Amazon device€™s high-volume product development process and infrastructure to deliver the best in class devices HW and SW at scale. This is a highly technical hardware product development role and candidates must have experience with €œfull box€ design and delivery of complex hardware and software products.

Export Control Requirement:

Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Key job responsibilities
Candidates must be comfortable working with electrical, mechanical, software/firmware teams, supply chain and contract manufacturing. Candidates will be responsible for driving products through scoping, product assessment, definition, design, EVT, DVT, PVT and sustaining operations.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate with engineering and operation teams to create product execution plan for customer terminals that will meet cost, performance, reliability and customer experience needs.
  • Generate white papers to communicate project status, risks, and issues to leadership and cross functional teams.
  • Project management of overall development process including communicating goals, roles, responsibilities and desired outcomes to cross-functional project teams and partners.
  • Drive milestone readiness with the cross-functional teams.
  • Navigate through ambiguity and managing project delivery in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Collaborate with stake holders to define business and product requirements for long term product roadmap.


  • Bachelor€™s degree with a technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of product development experience with a focus on complex hardware and software components
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • 5+ years experience with hardware product development lifecycle processes
  • 5+ years experience with high volume consumer/commercial supply chain deliverables
  • 5+ years experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
  • 5+ years experience using data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop a business case


  • Master€™s degree in electrical / mechanical engineering or related field
  • Successfully delivered first-to-the-world high volume devices using Amazon€™s device development process.

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: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-07-11

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