Senior Product Manager - Technical, ML and Data Science

Amazon

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Machine learning, data science and analytics in a fast paced environment. If these areas resonate with you, then join us to work on extremely motivating challenge. Amazon is building a world-class learning science organization, and we are looking for a Senior Product Manager-Technical to lead high impact releases for our Data, ML, Measurement and Insights products to advance learning science and leadership development initiatives. As a key member on the ML and Data Science team you will partner with a team of experts across the fields of Program Management, Software Development, Data Science, Machine Learning and Data Engineering to develop new and innovative solutions to some of the hardest challenges in learning science. In this role, you will manage the key product initiatives, lead product feature prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, schedule, performance and costs, proactively mitigate risks, and manage multiple stakeholders for successful completion of the product based initiatives. You will drive the delivery of multiple complex products that span the wide variety of global talent development activities.

The ideal candidate is passionate about human learning and building effective learning environments. You will be responsible for developing the road-map and managing product features as they roll-out. This position is ideal for someone who values designs based on evidence, is a team player, and wants to gain experience in a team that is in start-up mode. The key responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Co-create the vision for the product.
  • Establish and maintain the customer voice/perspective in the product road-map.
  • Manage the product portfolio and product development life cycle.
  • Measure and analyze trade-offs of different features to maximize value for both tech teams and customers.
  • Establish and maintain clear communication of the product road-map with multiple technical teams.
  • Drive engineering and design teams to meet fast-paced, but realistic schedules.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation, and propose how to make it happen.
  • Gather requirements and drive the projects through to implementation.

About our team:

We refuse to accept constraints, internal or external, and have a strong bias for action. We love data and believe that we can use it to deliver epic experiences for our customers. We work across all areas of talent development including our core data solution, insights and reporting, machine learning driven personalization for learners and learning providers, learning measurement and the operational systems to support each of these areas that power interactions with thousand of Amazonians every day. As a multi-functional team of experts, we deliver scaled solutions to be used globally.

About you:

You are fascinated by the power of large scale analytical and machine learning algorithms to optimize decision making. And you're looking for a career where you'll be able to build, to deliver, and to impress. You look at problems holistically, and thrive on the intricate complexity of designing feedback loops and ecosystems. You want to get your hands dirty with a small team of experts and invent brand new stuff. You are a Technical Product leader with experience in working with technical teams such as ML, data science, and software development. You are interested in shaping our customer, technical and operational strategy and taking a key role on the team. You have great problem solving skills. You love keeping abreast of the latest technology and use it to help you innovate. You have strong leadership qualities, great judgment, clear communication skills, and a track record of shipping great products.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer systems engineering, or other related field.
  • 3+ years of experience diving deep to understand the customer, the product, and complex technologies, while engaging in product and development best practices.
  • 3+ years of experience leading cross-functional software projects.
  • 3+ years of experience running and managing scrum in an agile environment.
  • 3+ years of of Product/Program Management managing multiple development teams at the same time.
  • 5+ years identifying gaps in the product, prioritization and how it ties to the vision.
  • Proven ability to self-manage work and move forward in the face of ambiguity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA preferred
  • Exhibit a strong track record of on-time project delivery for large, cross-functional projects, preferably in data, analytics or machine learning domains.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences including executives and non-technical leaders.
  • Provide exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
  • Track record of delivering results in a collaborative work environment

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

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