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Principal Product Manager- Technical

Principal Product Manager- Technical

Job ID 
610569
Company/Location (search) 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 
1/12/2018
Company 
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The Alexa Smart Home team is focused on making Alexa the user interface for the home.

Customers love using Alexa to interact with their homes through natural commands and intuitive interfaces. We are evolving Alexa into an intelligent, indispensable companion that helps you get the most out of the technology in your home.

This role reports to the single-threaded leader for one of the Alexa Smart Home groups. They will own product management for how customers interact with devices within their homes.

On a typical day you'll:
  • Own and define the product roadmap, managing tradeoffs and dependencies with key stakeholders
  • Work closely with the engineering team to develop an offering that will delight customers
  • Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members
  • Monitor the business and refine the roadmap

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 3+ years of product management experience
  • 10+ years of mobile or Internet-scale web services experience
  • Experience working with emerging technologies
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Prior working experience with/in a Software Development Team
  • Experience working with stakeholders across many functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working within a product team or similar environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • Strong ownership and bias for action; ability to internalize goals and work independently to create appropriate action plans for those goals
  • Strong analytical orientation; comfort using databases and analytical tools and making data-based decisions
  • Strong problem-solving skills; ability to analyze issues and create appropriate tactical plans
  • Meticulous attention to detail: ability to juggle many tasks in parallel without lowering your quality bar
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organization
  • Demonstrated ability to champion and drive cross-functionally improvement initiatives
  • Mobile, digital content, and apps domain experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences at the C level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results
  • MBA or Master’s degree