Principal Product Manager

US-WA-Seattle
1 year ago
Job ID
316343

Job Description

Product Manager (Developer Experience and Community) - Amazon DynamoDB

Want to make database history? Come and join the Amazon DynamoDB team, the creators of the NoSQL movement. We wrote the original Amazon Dynamo technical white paper that set the industry in motion and we are looking for someone to create the next wave of innovation in this space by creating a community of developers.
Amazon DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL database service for all applications that need consistent, single-digit millisecond latency at any scale. It is a fully managed database and supports both document and key-value data models. Its flexible data model and reliable performance make it a great fit for mobile, web, gaming, ad-tech, IoT, and many other applications. Many developers are deploying and scaling web applications and services on top of DynamoDB using Java, Javascript, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, and Docker on familiar servers such as Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, Nginx, Passenger, Puma, and IIS 7.5/8.

We are looking for a product owner, a technical evangelist, a coding enthusiast, and a strong community builder to build and organize a vibrant developer community around DynamoDB that has a loyal following. We are looking for a "think big" visionary who can energize the millions of Java, Javascript and .NET developers and get them excited about DynamoDB. We are looking for someone who has developed software, enjoys working with our engineers, external developers and product managers. We are also looking for someone who wants to completely own and drive the strategy and execution across our many developer and ops outreach programs. These include owning our code samples, APIs, developer incentives, blogs, forums, GitHub projects, webinars, and conferences.

The key responsibilities for this position are to:
· Lead the definition and delivery of our programs to engage with customers using Amazon DynamoDB
· Develop and disseminate architecture guidance and best practices to Amazon DynamoDB customers
· Build and engage the developer community with a tools ecosystem on AWS for Amazon DynamoDB
· Measure and analyze opportunities to improve our developer/ops programs and innovate new ones.
· Drive the coordination and clear communication of the program roadmap, working with all ranks and across multiple groups within the organization.
· Work with the development teams to define, track, and meet customer engagement goals.
· Work cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate issues, balance business needs versus team constraints, and champion a great experience.

Basic Qualifications

· 5+ years experience developing software.
· 3+ years experience leading cross-functional software projects.
· 3+ years experience actively engaging in developer communities, through blogs, forums, conferences, or other developer-focused sites.
· BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering from a top institution

Preferred Qualifications

· Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment.
· Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
· Experience in building developer communities for new platforms.
· Demonstrated ability to dive deep to understand the customer, product, and business.
· Master’s degree or higher in a technical field, such as computer science or engineering is preferred.

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