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Manager, Product Management

Manager, Product Management

Job ID 
507512
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/25/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo.

What will you help us create?

The Team
: How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a team that is tasked with solving a huge business problem through innovative technology? Would you like to know more about how computer vision and machine learning can be used to solve these problems? If this sounds intriguing, then we’d like to talk to you about a role on a new Amazon team that's tackling a set of problems requiring significant innovation.
This role is inherently cross-functional. You will work closely with engineering, design, operations, finance and executive teams to bring features to market and develop and grow business opportunities for Amazon. 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 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 or higher with a technical discipline
  • 7+ years of professional experience of consumer facing software product management experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing teams
  • 7+ years of experience in building processes, project management, and release schedules


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with agile or other program management methodologies
  • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels across multiple business unit
  • Prior experience as a software developer
  • MBA degree
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules
  • Experience delivering consumer software products and services in a high growth environment
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs 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