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Principal Product Manager - Technical, Device OS, Sunnyvale, California

Created06/10/2021
Reference1589260
CategoryProject/Program/Product Management--Technical
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
StateCalifornia
CitySunnyvale
Zip94085
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Show. The Amazon Devices group delivers delightfully unique Amazon experiences, giving customers instant access to everything, digital or physical.

Are you someone looking to showcase your skills? How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a cross-functional team tasked with innovating the building blocks of device software? If this sounds intriguing, then we'd like to talk to you about a new role at Amazon.

A day in the life
As a Principal Product Manager in Amazon Common Software for devices, you'll be shaping the future of connected devices and bring a solution from concept to reality. You will be part of a PM team with broad charter and senior executive visibility. This role is a great fit for someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, is highly technical and has experience working with large engineering teams. This role also requires customer experience-minded entrepreneurs who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers and demonstrate a high degree of product ownership.

Responsibilities:
Write Marketing requirement documents and define use cases, features, and KPIs
Create the business case and go to market strategy
Work with customers, internal and external partners to identify the right features, priorities and user journeys
Manage the entire product life cycle from inception to launch
Inspire the team with the product vision, and work cross-functionally to bring the product to life
Plan and launch the product with customers, including Beta customers
Regular engagement with senior executives to represent your project within broader strategies

About the hiring group
Amazon Common Software (ACS) for Devices is software that makes it faster for you to integrate Amazon Device SDKs on your devices. ACS provides a unified API integration layer, pre-validated and memory efficient components for common functions such as connectivity, a device porting kit (DPK), and multi-tier test suites. The ACS preview includes support for Frustration-Free Setup (FFS) and AWS IoT Device SDKs, with support for the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) Device SDK to come later in 2021.

Job responsibilities

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Show. The Amazon Devices group delivers delightfully unique Amazon experiences, giving customers instant access to everything, digital or physical.

Are you someone looking to showcase your skills? How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a cross-functional team tasked with innovating the building blocks of device software? If this sounds intriguing, then we'd like to talk to you about a new role at Amazon.

Join Amazon Common Software (ACS) in Devices, which launched Feb '2020. We are growing and need strong, creative leaders, with diverse experiences, to help us build the team for a new initiative. Check ACS out here: https://developer.amazon.com/acs-devices

ACS is software that makes it faster to develop devices that are transforming the smart home and run Amazon services, like Alexa. Come join the ACS family!

THE ROLE
As a Principal Product Manager in Amazon Common Software for devices, you'll be shaping the future of connected devices and bring a solution from concept to reality. You will be part of a PM team with broad charter and senior executive visibility. This role is a great fit for someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, is highly technical and has experience working with large engineering teams. This role also requires customer experience-minded entrepreneurs who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers and demonstrate a high degree of product ownership.

Responsibilities:
• Write Marketing requirement documents and define use cases, features, and KPIs
• Create the business case and go to market strategy
• Work with customers, internal and external partners to identify the right features, priorities and user journeys
• Manage the entire product life cycle from inception to launch
• Inspire the team with the product vision, and work cross-functionally to bring the product to life
• Plan and launch the product with customers, including Beta customers
• Regular engagement with senior executives to represent your project within broader strategies

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Basic Qualifications:
• 8+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
• Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
• Bachelor's Degree
• Experience with end to end product delivery
• Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
• Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
• 5+ years of product management experience with launching software solutions for Consumer Electronic Devices, Silicon vendors, device makers and enabling application developers
• Knowledge of Software architecture, Operating systems, Middleware, API, UI design/flows and/or developer tools
• Experience managing products through entire life cycle - from inception to launch.
• Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products to global markets
• Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
• High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
• Experience working with stakeholders across many functions
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions

Preferred Qualifications:
• MBA or Bachelor's / Master's degree in Computer science, Engineering, Science, Math or related field
• Experience on cross domain Operating System (OS) components and technology domains (media, graphics, connectivity)
• Experience in building application development environments (IDEs/SDKs/Tools)
• Experience in building platform and hardware adaptation for software components
• Knowledge and experience working with Amazon SDKs/devices
• Experience with open source
• Prior working experience in a Software Development Team

keyword: deviceos
EmployerAmazon

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