Senior Product Manager - Technical in Cambridge, Massachusetts02238

Alexa is the name of the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking new Amazon device designed around your voice. Echo is always ready — just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more.

The Alexa team is looking for a Senior Product Manager that will define, execute, and deliver a country specific roadmap that continually improves Alexa’s ability to provide rich information experiences across multiple question and answer areas.

As a Sr Product Manager, you will participate in developing the strategy and vision for the group, and you will develop and look after product roadmaps and features based on team strategy and vision. 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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline

  • 7+ years of professional experience with 5+ years of software product management experience

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver software products or services under tight deadlines

  • Experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules

  • Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience

  • MBA or Master’s degree

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions

  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners

  • Experience working on large scale web services

  • Experience working with systems built using machine learning/artificial intelligence techniques

  • High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

  • History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

AMZR Req ID: 547457

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