Senior Product Manager - Technical

Description

Come help us build a brand new profile experience for customers on Amazon! The Profile team within Community Shopping is looking for a Technical Product Manager who enjoys the challenge of bridging business with technology to deliver great customer features. The PM-T will be responsible for conceiving, scoping and delivering an entirely new Profile experience that enables brands, authors, sellers, associates, and other non-customer entities to claim a verified Profile and participate in Amazon's community. In this role you will lead efforts to define product requirements, identify and iterate on technical solutions, make prioritization and trade-off decisions, build and grow relationships with partner teams, manage initiatives through deployment, and identify areas for optimization post-deployment.

You will provide product leadership, quantify the impact of product features, and balance business needs against technical constraints. You will work closely with internal and cross-org stakeholders across various design, development, and business teams to identify and drive innovative solutions that achieve business goals and align with long term product roadmaps.

A successful candidate will be well-versed in website technologies, thrive in a fast-paced environment, embody the definition of being a 'self-starter', be a master communicator, take pride in knowing when to lead and when to follow, and have a passion for continually raising the bar for user experience design, technical architecture, and the product/program management process.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a guardian of world-class customer experience for your initiatives; continually raise the bar on functionality, consistency, usability, and simplicity.
  • Translate features into technical specifications and influence design and architectural decisions.
  • Work closely with engineering and business leadership; act as the technical interface between the business, software development, and design teams.
  • Scope technical initiatives with a strong understanding of website operations (maintenance, deployments, analytics)
  • Increase insights on user behavior and pain points; identify, measure, and improve key customer experience metrics. Promote data-based decision making.
  • Continually optimize the product/feature roadmap, manage prioritization and trade-offs, and evangelize your initiatives across the organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA in computer science or engineering, or have equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of product management and/or program management experience in a technology focused business.
  • Working knowledge of current front-end web technologies (HTML5, CSS3 / SASS, JavaScript / jQuery / AJAX, responsive media queries).
  • Ample experience with the entire software development lifecycle from inception to testing to production deployment and on-going iteration.
  • Prior experience managing technical products or online services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or 5+ years of product/program management experience.
  • Proficient with web services, online technologies, and user interface design.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with track record for delivering results in fast-moving environments.
  • History of developing business strategy in conjunction with senior leadership.
  • Proficiency in SQL

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