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Los Angeles, California

Senior Technical Program Manager

Technology   |   Job ID  2103828
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Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

On Audible’s newly founded Creator Marketplace team, our customers are talented storytellers, voice actors, producers and other creators. We build innovative tools for Content Creators that are valuable, easy to use and most importantly ensure their success with customers, allowing them to focus on what they do best, while we help to bring their art to millions of customers. By focusing on our creators, we also create value for Audible’s global consumers - helping them to discover new content, talent and stories they love to share.

True to Audible’s People Principles, we are committed to the success of our people and supporting the communities in which we work. Our leadership team is dedicated to mentoring and coaching to help each individual identify their career goals, flourish, and achieve their potential. Our environment encourages everyone to participate. Our diverse team depends on differing backgrounds and perspectives to foster robust conversations that lead us to the right solutions for our customers.

As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will...
  • Partner with the manager and other engineering teams to deliver complex/cross-functional projects.
  • Interface and communicate with Software Engineering and QA teams, Product Managers and Customer support teams on a daily basis.
  • Play a key, hands on role in defining the technical architecture of solutions for services.
  • Collaborate to define core business objectives in order to deliver the best product, program or project with the most efficient use of company resources.
  • Consistently and transparently communicate project risks, progress, launches and retrospectives across all stakeholders and teams.
  • Work with cross functional teams – technology, business and operations in order to manage multiple projects that have conflicting needs and priorities from concept to launch. spanning teams and divisions in Audible and Amazon.
  • Manage the visibility and transparency of dates, upcoming milestones and release dates throughout the Sprint development process.
  • Monitor Apps Production Analytics dashboards to ensure roll-outs and ramp-ups are occurring as expected with no abnormalities, crashes or install failures.
  • Build relationships with partner groups in Audible and Amazon and leverage those relationships to integrate your team's priorities within Amazon teams and understand how Amazon's projects impact our own work in this highly decentralized organization.


  • Recent system design experience in large scale enterprise level environment.
  • Experience deploying distributed, multi-tier applications.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 7+ years of experience working within or in tandem with software engineering teams throughout the SDLC.
  • 2+ years of experience managing agile software projects.
  • Experience using various tools such as Microsoft Project & JIRA.


  • Prior experience in building service oriented (SOA) distributed systems.
  • Previous experience as a software engineer.
  • Prior experience in building web based systems using Java/J2EE, Apache Tomcat.
  • Experience building mobile device software and/or applications for large customer bases.
  • Ability to navigate an ambiguous environment that pivots frequently to satisfy the needs of our customers.
  • Detail oriented to ensure that project success is paramount.
  • Results oriented and with a strong customer focus.

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. Audible offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). Some teams will work mostly at hub, some mostly at home and others hybrid. For more information, please visit

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible 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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