Principal Product Manager - Tech

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Posted 1 month ago

Amazon's video shopping group is looking for a Principle Product manager to drive the strategic vision for the business, iterate quickly, and build a successful business by identifying "what's working" and investing in it. You will be working to build a fun and engaging viewer experience, as well as to create systems that optimize video effectiveness. You work with cross-functional organization that includes engineering, marketing, UX design, product management, and program management.

Our group was formed to leverage video as a medium to help drive product sales. This is a unique opportunity to build a product-focused streaming video program for brands that sell on Amazon, influencers that produce engaging content. We offer a creative, fast paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you’ll be at the center of Amazon innovation.

The ideal candidate has deep experience building successful customer-facing businesses, uses a clear understanding of the customer to prioritize business initiatives, and can effectively influence across organizations. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a strong track record of delivery. You are comfortable taking initiative and working across teams in a relatively unstructured environment. Passion for the customer and their user experience is a key requirement.

- Develop product vision, business plans, and success metrics
- Manage product roadmaps, ensure that they are prioritized appropriately
- Work directly with video creators to ensure that our product offering meets their needs.
- Work cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks, anticipate and make trade-offs, balance the business needs against technical constraints, and maximize business benefit while building great customer experiences.
- Present confidently to Amazon senior management, external clients, and other large audiences.

Basic Qualifications

· 8+ years of technical product management, program management or engineering experience
· 2+ years of experience with end to end product delivery
· Experience leading engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
· Experience owning roadmap strategy and definition
· Experience owning feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
· Bachelor's Degree
· Superior written and verbal communication skills
· Strategic thinker with high attention to details
· Proven ability to extract and analyze data to make product decisions
· Passionate about creating the best customer experience
· Ability to drive and prioritize a broad range of product initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

· An MBA is highly desired
· Mobile experience (iOS, Android, and Fire TV)
· Technical aptitude with capacity to dive deep into technical programs.
· Entrepreneurial spirit: not afraid to invent and try new things, take calculated risks

Job tags: Engineering Product management User experience UX design