Senior Product Manager, Technical, Alexa Music

Amazon

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Want to transform the way people enjoy music on Alexa? Come join the team that made Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM, Live Radio, Audible books, Kindle books, Podcasts, and more available to Alexa customers.

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, and talented product manager who has experience building innovative, mission critical, high volume applications that customers love. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the Alexa features that are used every day by people you know.

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about Alexa and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will frequently work directly with your customers and partners to understand their needs from both a business and technical perspective
  • You will define and drive the product roadmap that will help us scale the business
  • You will represent your product to customers and executive leadership, and serve as the overall business owner of the product
  • Ownership extends from product to operations, and in this role you will roll up your sleeves and work directly with engineering, operations and support teams to help build, maintain, and optimize the features and services that you define
  • You will create and track metrics to define the success of your products
  • You will play a key role in planning out our global expansion strategy, from a product perspective
  • A successful candidate will be a tenacious, ambitious, self-starter with a passion for music who can serve as a strong advocate for our customers
  • You will have prior product management experience and a thorough understand of end to end lifecycle
  • You will also have proven analytical capabilities, strong writing skills, and the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • You are very delivery-focused, balanced with being a big-picture evangelist
  • You are a strong leader, able to communicate clearly and compellingly at all levels of the company, and with the customer

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as product manager for software, web applications or internet sites
  • MBA or work equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Project/Program Management principles.
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • 2+ years experience translating customer needs into user stories, developing cost and pricing models, and delivering exceptional customer experiences
  • 2+ years experience prioritizing a large backlog of requirements, and developing roadmaps that delivers customers’ most valued features first

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master’s degree
  • Must be able to think strategically and act tactically.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, solve problems, scope technical requirements and prioritize project work.
  • Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality and an entrepreneurial drive; demonstrated ability to have fun and inspire team members to enjoy work, be action-oriented and stretch their imagination.
  • Successful history of shipping innovative products
  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases.
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape
  • Experience in delivering technology products/services in a high growth environment, with a demonstrated ability to translate customer needs into business and product requirements

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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