Principal Product Manager - Technical

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time
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Posted 2 weeks ago

Voice-driven AI experiences are finally becoming a reality and Amazon’s Alexa cloud service and Echo devices are at the forefront of this latest technology wave. We deliver world-class products on aggressive schedules that are used every day, by people you know, in and about their homes. At the same time, we obsess about customer trust and ensure that we build products that respect customers. We are looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial, and technically adept product leader who can work drive a product vision, build and execute a roadmap to deliver products and services that customers love. As a Principal Product Manager - Technical, you will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting-edge products and services.

About you: You are a seasoned Product and Tech leader looking for a career where you will lead initiatives across the entire Alexa organization and impact the experience of all Alexa users. You are laser-focused on customer experience. You thrive at innovating and solving problems that have never been tackled before Above all, you feel strongly about protecting customers. We are seeking a talented and accomplished Principal Product Manager - Technical, that will improve Alexa's AI to be more responsive to our customers. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in an exciting, fast growing business.

You will be working on one of the world's most cutting edge customer experience and technology. You'll work on a team solving tomorrow's problems today. Your team will find new ways of optimizing customer experience. You will work closely with experienced engineering, AI, and product leaders to turn research vision and results into practical solutions that delight customers. Your work will directly impact the trust customers place in Alexa, globally.

You are the ideal candidate if you are clearly passionate about delivering experiences that delight customers and creating solutions that are robust. You should thrive in ambiguous environments that require to find solutions to problems that have not been solved before. You enjoy and succeed in fast paced environments where learning new concepts quickly is a must. You leverage your exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of AI challenges, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems to creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products. Your strong communication skills enable you to work effectively with both business and technical partners.
You will be joining a select group of people making history producing one of the most highly rated products in Amazon's history.

Basic Qualifications


· 8+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
· Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
· Bachelor's Degree
· Experience with end to end product delivery
· Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
· Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
· MBA
· 10+ years of experience in product management for software products and services
· Experience using problem solving and analytical skills to solve business problems
· Presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences
· Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; bias for action
· Analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions
· Verbal and written communications skills, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
· Demonstrated ability to engage and influence senior executives


Preferred Qualifications

· Technical background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, math, statistics or related field.
· Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
· 2+ years of experience in cloud based software development.
· Experience in delivering innovative technology products/services in a high growth environment.
· Strong Product management skills: proven track record of executing complicated products by collaborating with cross-functional teams
Business judgment and willingness to roll up your sleeves and do what's necessary
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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