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Principal Product Manager, Amazon Lumberyard

Principal Product Manager, Amazon Lumberyard

Job ID 
Posted Date 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Amazon is all in on games.

Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – with full source. The Lumberyard team aspires to help game developers create the highest quality games, engage massive communities of fans, and connect their games to the vast compute and storage of the cloud.

We’re just getting started with Lumberyard. We have an excellent team with long tenure building some of the industry’s most respected games, but we are still growing fast and have many positions left to fill. We’re looking for pioneers who can imagine and deliver world-class technology for tomorrow’s most celebrated games. We’re looking for the best people in the industry to join our team of veterans. If you’re excited about the opportunity to invent and build with the entire sandbox of Amazon’s ecosystem, including AWS and Twitch, we want to talk to you.

As a Principal Product Manager on Lumberyard, you will be a creative problem solver who enjoys working on innovative world-class technology. We are looking for a strategic business thinker for the team focused on creating new cloud services for game developers. This talented business leader will build the business case for new cloud services, identify opportunities for growth and influence leaders at all levels of the organization with clear thinking, hard data and sound analysis.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree.
  • 8+ years product management or relevant experience
  • Have a strong track record of shaping business strategy and leading product teams in building online services
  • Deep technical background, especially in cloud services; experience working closely with engineering teams to define the product, and make hard trade-offs between performance, features, and speed-to-market
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and influence people and teams at every level in the organization
  • Analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions

Preferred Qualifications

  • A passion for video games
  • Experience building large scale, connected games or similar initiatives
  • Proven success in a high growth environment
  • Deep understanding of AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • MBA degree
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders:
  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Thinks big and has convictions
  • Results oriented
  • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.