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Principal Product Manager-Tech - Alexa Engine

Principal Product Manager-Tech - Alexa Engine

Job ID 
467704
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
10/22/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Alexa is the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking new Amazon device designed around your voice.

This role reports to the leader for the household organization group and will own product management for how customers use voice to organize their lives, such as calendar integration and to-do lists.

Key Responsibilities:
· Lead the development of the consumer-focused product strategy and vision supported by internal and external analysis
· Define creative, high quality, simple product roadmaps 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
· Work closely with engineering teams and program management to deliver products to market
· Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members
· Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
· 5+ years’ experience of people management experience
· Minimum of 10+ years of customer focused product management experience; preferably within a product team or similar environment.
· 5+ years of experience working on Internet-scale web services for consumer-customers, designing and implementing infrastructure and/or application management products and services.
· Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
· Prior working experience in a Software Development Team.
· Experience working with stakeholders across many functions

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA and/or Master’s degree.
· Passion for creating innovative solutions for consumers in households.
· Experience working with systems built using machine learning/artificial intelligence techniques.
· Experience delivering consumer software products and services in a high growth environment.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives.
· Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.
· Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners.

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