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Principal Tech Product Manager, Robotics

at Amazon

Posted: 8/22/2019
Job Reference #: 778724
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  • LocationUS-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date8 months ago(1/16/2019 1:25 PM)
    Job ID
    778724
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Would you like to be part of the team that directly impacts the Amazon customer experience? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even imagine yet. This role can sit in Seattle, WA or Bellevue, WA.

    As a Principal Technical Product Manager, Robotics, you will define the requirements for a new class of packaging automation systems. You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to solve exciting hardware and software challenges. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative environment.

    In this role, you will:
    • Coordinate with hardware and software engineering teams to develop product features that improve the performance of the Amazon fulfillment network.
    • Define business and product requirements for a roadmap of devices.
    • Communicate goals, roles, responsibilities and desired outcomes to cross-functional project teams to gain buy-in and delivery to project schedules.
    • Navigate through ambiguity, managing and coordinating multiple project assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Deliver results on a complex project involving teams across the company

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a technical discipline
    • 7+ years of product management experience with a focus on products including both hardware and software components.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
    • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines.
    • Experience using hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop a business case.
    • Proven analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop project business cases, and measure success.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MBA or Master’s degree
    • A keen, flexible and aggressive intellect with superb conceptual thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience coordinating product development cycles and software development schedules
    • Experience in product management with advanced and/or emerging technologies
    • Experience using rapid prototyping and other creative mechanisms to gather direct feedback early in the product development process
    • Strong strategic aptitude; proven ability to define a winning business strategy and product roadmap and gain buy-in from stakeholders at all levels
    • Strong bias for action; ability to create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

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