Principal Technical Product Manager

Amazon Lab126 Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description: You will be working with a unique and gifted team developing new, exciting and cutting-edge products for consumers. The team is a multidisciplinary group of engineers, scientists, and business people engaged in a fast-paced mission to deliver these new products. The team faces a challenging task of balancing cost, schedule, technical invention, and performance requirements. You should be comfortable collaborating in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, and contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating leadership and meticulousness. You should also be comfortable collaborating regularly with colleagues across many of Amazon's current businesses, including devices, retail, and AWS.This is an early stage initiative with a fast paced, highly collaborative start up like environment inside Amazon. To be successful you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial, comfortable operating with ambiguity and willing to develop quick proof of concepts. You are a true owner - you are passionate about the potential customer and societal impact and will operate at all levels, diving deep into the details while providing strategic inputs for the product.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with key stakeholders in product management and executive teams to define strategy and requirements

  • Create processes, mechanisms, and tools that shape the delivery of the program

  • Manage budget and Fixed/Variable cost for the program

  • Manage ambiguity and competing priorities while staying focused on short term and long-term goals

  • Earn trust through regular communication with senior management on status, risks and change control

  • Own the metrics for project success. Define, measure and report on these metrics. We make decisions based on data

  • Be resourceful and find creative solutions to complex technical and organizational challenges

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with a technical discipline or equivalent experience

  • Technical Program Management experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of a consumer device or software launch experience

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience as a Technical Program Manager

  • 7+ years of experience working with engineering teams to deliver software requiring coordination between hardware, software teams and operations

  • 7+ years of demonstrable experience in project management and coordinating/driving release schedules

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or advanced technical degree

  • Exposure to large-scale distributed systems and scaling strategies

  • Proven ability to concisely communicate with an executive audience in both written and verbal communications

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Strong analytical and excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal English communications skills

  • Excellent technical, problem-solving and partnering skills

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Principal Technical Product Manager

Amazon Lab126