Principal Product Manager – Technical

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time
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Posted 1 month ago

Amazon is focused on protecting the health and safety of our employees while continuing to serve people who need our services more than ever. Regular testing on a global scale across all industries would both help keep people safe and help get the economy back up and running. But, for this to work, we as a society would need vastly more testing capacity than is currently available. Unfortunately, today we live in a world of scarcity where COVID-19 testing is heavily rationed. Until we have an effective vaccine available in billions of doses, high-volume testing capacity would be of great help, but getting that done will take collective action by NGOs, companies, and governments.

To help solve this problem, Amazon has begun the work of building incremental testing capacity. We are seeking a Principal Product Manager – Technical to help bring this program to life. In this role you will develop highly functional products that balance accuracy, efficiency, and safety, while also preserving each individual's privacy and dignity. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, ambiguous, changing environment and has experience working on products that require collaboration with multiple teams across Amazon. Success in this role requires strong customer focus and business judgment, and skill at breaking down complex, high-level ideas into executable features and distinct phases. The ability to influence cross functionally and across the organization, at all levels, will be absolutely critical to success in this role.

Basic Qualifications


· Bachelor’s Degree
· 7+ years of product management experience
· Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment
· Experience with end to end product delivery, from conception through completion
· Demonstrated track record defining roadmap strategy and definition
· Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
· Excellent speaking-listening-writing skills, attention to details, proactive self-starter.
· Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA
· Excellent problem-solving skills, self-motivated with the capacity to work under pressure and deliver high-caliber products under tight deadlines
· Superior analytical and quantitative skills; experience using data and metrics to test theories, confirm assumptions, and measure success
· Demonstrated ability to manage multiple sophisticated projects and competing priorities simultaneously
· Proven track record of delivering results in large, cross-functional initiatives
· Experience working with teams across geographies and business units
· Excellent customer experience intuition; demonstrated success in creating innovative and user-friendly products and customer-facing features
· Proven ability to identify, analyze, and solve ambiguous problems with an extreme attention to detail
· Demonstrated ability to successfully influence stakeholders at all levels
· Thrives in a high-energy, fast-paced environment where tactical and strategic initiatives are driven in parallel
· Experience prioritizing and meeting deadlines
· Experience interacting regularly with senior leadership
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Job tags: Engineering Product management