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Principal Product Manager - AWS Key Management Service

Principal Product Manager - AWS Key Management Service

Job ID 
512620
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/3/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Are you excited at the prospect of keeping millions of customers’ data safe? Do you want to help secure applications by offering cryptographic services at scale? Security is the #1 concern of customers moving to the cloud and the AWS Cryptography team is dedicated to providing the security features our customers need. We enable customers to confidently move sensitive workloads to the cloud where they can benefit from strong security controls that help meet internal and external compliance requirements. AWS Key Management Service and AWS CloudHSM provide encryption and key management services, while AWS Certificate Manager handles the complexity of provisioning, deploying, and managing certificates.

The AWS Key Management Service (KMS) is looking for a strong product manager with an interest in practical cryptography to join us in building some of the most secure services at AWS. We help AWS customers protect their sensitive data inside and outside of the cloud with easy to use, secure, and affordable encryption services. We need product management leadership to help us evaluate what additional features and services we should build to meet our customers’ evolving security needs.
As the Principal Product Manager for AWS KMS you will:
- Understand our customers inside and out via regular calls, visits, customer briefings, customer advisory board and travel to conferences, summits and customer sites.
- Lead teams across AWS, directly or by influence, that drive the adoption of encryption, key management, and data security
- Develop the KMS product strategy and vision and translate it into creative, high quality, simple features
- Make the business decisions that grow the adoption and usage of KMS and accelerate the growth of our overall security business. Set prices, target the right customers, and focus our investments in the right areas.
- Work closely with the engineering teams to design, schedule and deliver in an agile environment
- Launch new features and make sure our sales, marketing, and PR teams are telling the most compelling story
- Invent on behalf of customers in a relatively new security space for AWS

Basic Qualifications

- 8+ years of Technical Product Management experience with Internet business experience
- Proven track record of taking a product from conception & definition phase through engineering design and taking it to market
- Demonstrated writing skills at a level suitable for presentation to senior executives
- Scripting and tooling experience to work with, improve, and automate reporting systems
- Analytical background sufficient for pricing / margin / elasticity analysis
- Technical competence with distributed systems, networking, storage, and security
- BA/BS in a technically relevant field

Preferred Qualifications

- 15+ years in Technical Product Management, both in individual contributor and management roles
- MBA
- BS in Computer Science / Engineering / Mathematics
- Familiarity with cryptography and key management concepts and the technology used in commercial products
- Experience working with developers and security engineers to come to the best solution to problems where confidentiality, integrity and availability are difficult to achieve together
- Provable and documented track record of taking ownership and driving actual business results (e.g. analysis of revenue or margin increases, field and consumer program management with measureable results)
- Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills
- Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, manage, and prioritize multiple sub-projects simultaneously in order pull together a single vision
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and ability to navigate a complex and unstructured cross-functional environment
- Strong writing examples and a history of making presentations to technical audiences of hundreds of people