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Senior Product Manager, Technical

Senior Product Manager, Technical

Job ID 
383311
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
2/27/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Sellers Plus

Job Description

Amazon’s Payment Acceptance and Experience organization is seeking an experienced technical product leader, who is passionate about building technology platforms that power and ensure exceptional experiences for Amazon’s internal and external ecosystem of consumers, merchants and developers. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, managing and optimizing the foundation which enables every customer to purchase on Amazon. Specifically your product enables internal businesses leverage the power of Amazon's payments platform and deliver the best paying experience to Amazon’s customers around the globe. You will own productizing and evolving existing services to allow Amazon to enable new paying experiences and payment methods at low cost, low time to market and increased agility. Additionally, you will own developing new solutions to enable paying experiences for new businesses and channels across web, mobile, and new commerce channels.

Day to day:
  • Collaborate with internal Amazon businesses around the globe to define solutions to serve their purchase experience and payment needs
  • Work with principal engineers and architects to develop the right set of platform services and APIs
  • Build, develop and manage product roadmap
  • Partner with TPMs and Engineers to deliver on product roadmap
  • Define, track and analyze metrics related service adoption and usage


As a Principal Product Manager you are expected to excel in an ambiguous, fast paced environment. You will have a relentless focus on the customer and dive deep into customer use cases and problems. You will take pride in delighting your customers by helping the engineering team design and build wonderful user experiences. You will have high judgement and understand which opportunities drive the most strategic value for the business. You will not be limited by the present and will constantly look ahead to the future.


Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of product management experience with high-quality and large-scale services including customer analysis, market segmentation, KPI management, operational management and roadmap development
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Strong technical background with software engineering or technical management experience (e.g. experience as a technical producer, tech director, lead programmer, or similar).
  • Great communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects with UX designers, testers, and other developers

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or masters in computer science preferred
  • Strong understanding of payments domain and payments industry
  • Good understanding of platform service models, including Platform as a Service
  • Experience with Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures
  • Ability to lead, drive consensus and deliver in a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficient with web services, online technologies, virtualization, developer tools, and user interface design
Amazon is an equal opportunity employer