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Principal Product Manager -Technical

Principal Product Manager -Technical

Job ID 
485201
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/17/2017

Job Description

As a leader in the space, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers several dozen products as web services and processes trillions of events every month. Over the past 10 years, Amazon has become known across the globe as the most trusted company on the internet. In this highly visible role, you will be the business owner, working with your peers and senior management to influence, guide and grow an exciting product line that enables AWS service teams to offer their products in new and exciting ways.

You will improve the ease of understanding, flexibility, and customer value for our existing AWS Commerce Platform (AWS CP) pricing and billing products and develop new products. You will also analyze data to measure and enhance our products, and you will help develop new ideas based on your experience in billing/pricing and your contact with our stakeholders, customers and prospects.

You possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision as well as the drive and attention to detail that transforms vision into a reality. You must enjoy spending time with clients (internal and external) and other market representatives to understand their needs, and to define innovative solutions.

Major responsibilities:
- Drive product prioritization and detailed product definition for AWS Commerce Platform features
- Engage with customers through a variety of channels and serve as the voice of the customer internally
- Define and maintain a product roadmap with inputs from all stakeholders
- Drive delivery of your products and features
- Provide effective written and verbal updates on the product roadmap and key projects to senior leadership and stakeholders


Basic Qualifications

  • BA or BS in a technical field
  • 5+ years of large-scale production experience in a leadership capacity
  • A strong technical background with software engineering or technical management experience (e.g. experience as a tech director, lead programmer, or similar)
  • Great communication skills and ability to work effectively on projects with developers and software dev managers
  • Experience building web services and multi-tier systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • MS in a technical field
  • Experience with developing systems in an enterprise environment
  • 8+ years of experience working on a software development team
  • 3+ years of experience managing projects and writing technical specifications