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Sr. Manager, Product Management, Fire TV

Sr. Manager, Product Management, Fire TV

Job ID 
559195
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Fire TV is the #1 streaming media player across the globe in each of the countries where Fire TV devices are sold. We are looking for an experienced, technically savvy, and customer obsessed Senior Manager for our Product Management efforts responsible for leading Alexa experiences for all Fire TV powered devices. In this role, you will lead the definition and shepherd the development of new features as well as important optimizations to the service, specifically related to improving the engagement customer delight of Alexa entertainment scenarios. The role is inherently cross-functional: you will work closely with a high-energy team of software engineers, program managers, user experience designers, marketers, customer service leads as well as internal & external product stakeholders across the company (especially with the Alexa teams). This role is a good fit for someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, is both creative and highly technical, and who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get into the details to deliver results. The ideal candidate has a passion for TV & video entertainment as well as smart home scenarios combined with an established track delivering break-out consumer technology products.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute substantially to the strategy and roadmap for primary Alexa customer journeys on Fire TV devices.
  • Own feature definition (concept through implementation) including product- and business requirements gathering and executive green-light.
  • Align key internal and external partners to ensure scalable solutions and excellence in execution.
  • Partner effectively with services teams to leverage data advantages to improve personalization & sustained engagement.
  • Lead prioritization and trade-offs between customer experience, schedule, performance, and cost.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues that may impair the team's ability to meet strategic, roadmap, financial, and/or technical goals.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 8 years of directly relevant professional experience working in a technical product or program management role on market leading consumer hardware or software.
  • Strong domain expertise in far field and near field voice interaction scenarios with consumer products.
  • Experience defining and supporting product strategy, roadmap definition, and go-to-market activities.
  • 3+ years experience driving end customer experiences/features on hardware, web, or mobile platforms.
  • Experience developing technical designs & business requirements for service oriented software development projects.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines and managing tough trade-offs.
  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • MBA and/or advanced degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 2+ years of consumer-facing product management experience for Android applications.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.
  • Strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment, high attention to detail, and ability to multitask.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing cross-functional stakeholders and senior executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate new ideas with internal and external partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines with engineering, design, and project management counterparts to deliver online products/services.
  • Strategic, analytical, and executional aptitude.
  • A passion for digital video and/or media.


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