Amazon

Senior Product Manager - Tech

3+ months agoSanta Barbara, CA

DESCRIPTION

Alexa is Amazon's groundbreaking virtual assistant designed for voice interactions. We believe voice is the most natural interface for interacting with technology across many domains. We are looking for a Sr. Product Manager to join our team located in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA.

As a Product Manager, you will partner with software engineering and knowledge engineering teams focused on building scalable approaches to Q&A on Alexa, as well as developing high-utility, habitual experiences for Alexa customers that go beyond the single question and answer.

A successful candidate will be an experienced product leader that excels at translating ambiguous and nascent customer problems into a concrete roadmap. They will possess a strong attention to detail, ability to translate raw thoughts into concise written communication, and the ability to engage in discussions about feasibility and tradeoffs with software teams.

Key Responsibilities:
• Utilize data to drive product decisions, including software development
• Communicate the product strategy with dependent teams and coordinate delivery
• Work side-by-side with 1 or 2 software or knowledge engineering teams to execute their roadmap
• Own the launch and go to market strategy of new Alexa features
• Identify program goals and strategic initiatives 1-5 years out

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's Degree
• 5+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
• Experience with end to end product delivery
• Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
• Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
• Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• MBA or masters in computer science preferred
• Experience growing user engagement/retention within a particular product or business
• Experience writing software requirements specifications
• Ability to lead, drive consensus and deliver across organizations with multiple stakeholders
• Entrepreneurial spirit with track record for delivering results in fast-moving environments

Job ID: Amazon-1459054