Sr. Program Manager, Business Operations, Prime Air


Seattle, WA, USA

Full time

Sep 16

Full Job Description

  • 5+ years of experience in program or project management
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in program or project management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Exchange, and SharePoint
  • Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects
  • Demonstrated experience with business communication
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated bias for action and "get it done" attitude
  • Detail oriented, yet able to look at a wide array of choices and identify what truly matters

Job summary

**This role is based in Seattle, WA as this role's customer base sits in Seattle, and is a hybrid role - flexible based on projects and business need**

Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of diversity and inclusion of our teams within the organization.

How do you get items to customers quickly, cost-effectively, and—most importantly—safely, in less than an hour? And how do you do it in a way that can scale? Our teams of hundreds of scientists, engineers, aerospace professionals, and futurists have been working hard to do just that! We recently announced we are preparing for Prime Air deliveries to customers, and are excited for what’s to come. Check out more information about Prime Air on the About Amazon blog (

If you are seeking an iterative environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve real world delivery challenges, and provide benefits to customers, Prime Air is the place for you.

Come work on the Amazon Prime Air Team!

Prime Air is seeking an experienced Senior Program Manager to lead Business Operations and Program Management for a Director in our drone organization. In this role, you will be responsible for program management in a Prime Air team that is critical in developing future drone and system designs.

You will work closely with Program Managers, Technical Program Managers, Engineering Leaders (up to and including Vice Presidents), Product Managers, and Engineers to deliver on our engineering objectives. Your role is the key leader of our engineering teams, working closely with engineering executives to develop and execute on our plan.

This role sits in a central Program Management Team.

Key job responsibilities

  • Develop and drive program management mechanisms to ensure your organization delivers in support of the Prime Air program-level plan.
  • Own and drive document generation, status tracking, schedule updates, and metrics deck developments.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Business Partners, including finance, human resources, trade compliance, and legal.
  • Work with other Program Managers across Operations, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Engineering, Product, and Business to lead, create, implement, and drive processes that improve execution and communication.

Export Control License

This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

  • MBA preferred
  • Program Management experience working on a complex, integrated customer-facing project
  • Quantitative analytical abilities
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated Amazon Business Writing skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Interest in aerospace or product development

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

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