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Sr. Product Manager - Alexa Music International

Sr. Product Manager - Alexa Music International

Job ID 
448627
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Alexa

Job Description

As a Senior Product Manager on the Alexa Music International team, you will develop the strategy/vision for launching new countries and own the product roadmap. This role is inherently cross-functional -- you will work closely with engineering, in-country and executive teams. A successful candidate will be highly analytical, able to work extremely effectively in a matrix organization, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, simple products and applications that customers love.

Key Responsibilities:
- Lead the development of Alexa Music's International Launch strategy and vision supported by internal and external analysis
- Define creative, high quality, simple product road maps based on team strategy and vision
- Develop detailed, crisp business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each product and application
- Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance and operational support load
- Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
- Drive country/product launches working across multiple engineering, in-country teams
- Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree or higher with a technical discipline
- 7+ years of professional experience with 5+ years of software product management experience
- Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
- Experience coordinating product development cycles, software development schedules, and launching products to customers
- Experience finding avenues to hear from customers and work in their feedback into your product roadmap; then deliver

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
- MBA or Master’s degree
- 5+ years in the entertainment industry and experience launching products in multiple countries
- 2+ years experience working on voice assistants and/or voice driven applications
- Passion for creating innovative solutions for music lovers
- Experience delivering consumer software products and services in a high growth environment
- High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
- Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired.
- Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
- Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Broad technical breadth and depth including familiarity with mobile technology, web services and back-end application infrastructure
- Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
- History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.

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