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Principal Product Manager-Technical

Principal Product Manager-Technical

Job ID 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Our Special Projects team is looking for a Principal Technical Product Manager to help build and scale out a new product from the ground up. We are looking for a candidate with broad experience across a number of different tools, languages, and frameworks used by developers to work on cloud technologies (Javascript/Node, Java, Python, Go, etc). Strong judgment and communication skills, long term technical vision, and continuous focus on product, engineering and operational excellence are essential for the success in this role. You will have significant ownership over an area of the product that will closely engage with open source and other developer communities.

As an early team member, you will also have responsibility for product definition, problem solving, creatively meeting product objectives, participate in building a team, and developing best practices. You pursue cross-functional collaborations with other AWS services and organizations to accomplish your goals. You will identify and initiate investigations of relevant technologies, identify potential partnerships, and respond to ongoing learning by the engineering organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 7+ years of relevant software development or product management experience
  • Experience on projects that require Javascript on the client or the server
  • Exposure to a variety of languages, frameworks, toolchains
  • Enjoy thinking about and working with tools that improve the lives of our developer customers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Experience doing product management on technical products with externally visible APIs, SDKs, protocols or other developer-facing product features
  • Experience working with and advocating to developer communities, particularly the Javascript/Node communities.
  • Experience taking projects from scoping requirements through launch of the project.
  • Desire to work in a highly-collaborative environment focused on developer experience and developer delight
  • Experience with professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle.
  • Experience with open-source technologies.
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies like scrum.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and evaluation of customer applications.
  • A track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation