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Product Manager - Global Expansion

Product Manager - Global Expansion

Job ID 
425055
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/16/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Would you like to be part of a team that is redefining the IT industry? Do you have the business savvy and industry expertise necessary to position Amazon as the technology platform of the future? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is leading the next paradigm shift in computing and is looking for world class candidates to lead our global program efforts to accelerate government, education and non-profit customer adoption. As a Product Manager within AWS Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS), you will have the exciting opportunity to create and deliver new infrastructure strategies to support WWPS growth.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Author documents relating to product life cycle including product roadmap, business requirements, business cases, use cases and functional specifications.
  • Drive product development across teams (Services, Infrastructure, Capture, Sales, Operations, Product Management, Business Development, and Marketing) through business requirements, design, implementation, and release.
  • Work collaboratively with various teams across AWS as an advocate for the needs of our customers.
  • Evaluate industry cloud innovations and incorporate as needed.
  • Envision and bring to market new infrastructure deployment patterns to support the public sector.
  • Both technically deep and business savvy to interface with all levels and disciplines within an organization, from engineers to senior leadership.
  • Be strategic, but also drive tactics and execution; willing to roll up sleeves and get the job done
  • Provide direction to a software development team working on custom-facing sites to support the new product.
  • Have relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
  • Must be comfortable managing and putting structure around ambiguous problems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (related field) or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of industry experience in enterprise infrastructure solutions
  • 5+ years of product management, preferably with businesses at scale
  • 10+ years understanding of the data center building/buying process
  • Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams across multiple peer and support organizations.
  • Experience driving pricing strategies, preferably across a portfolio or platform of products or services.
  • Experience finance-related skills; must have an innate understanding of the P&L implications of different business and technical decisions.
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data from disparate sources in order to drive conclusions and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or similar advanced degree in computer science or a data center-related engineering disciplines.
  • Strong understanding of AWS and the cloud computing space
  • Knowledge of data center designs and cloud provider go to market strategies
  • Experience delivering solutions to the public sector (governments, non-profits, educational institutions)
  • Knowledge of government data security controls
  • Strong technical acumen and understanding of emerging disruptive technologies, like cloud computing, content delivery networks, software, virtualization etc.
  • Familiarity with “as a service” delivery models
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to work independently and effectively in a results-oriented, efficient environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency


For more information: https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/

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

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