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Senior Product Manager - Tech, Alexa Sports

Company:, Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Voice-forward assistants are one of today's most groundbreaking technologies, changing the way people listen to music, manage their time, find information, and more. At Amazon Alexa, the industry-leading intelligent assistant that powers devices such as Echo and FireTV, we're looking for highly motivated and capable people to help us solve complex problems, shape the future of this space, and propel Alexa to new heights.

As a Senior Product Manager on Alexa Sports, you will partner with software engineering, knowledge engineering, and business development teams to define and launch products that make Alexa more useful and engaging for all our global customers who follow sports.

A qualified candidate will be an experienced product owner that excels at translating ambiguous customer problems into a concrete roadmap. They will be attentive to detail, be a strong writer, and be effective in discussing feature/product feasibility and tradeoffs with software teams. Importantly, they will have above-average knowledge of sports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leverage a strong interest in and knowledge of domestic and international sports to innovate and create experiences that delight customers, from casual to diehard fans
  • Use data to drive new product and feature launch decisions, and own their launch and go-to-market strategies
  • Communicate the product strategy with stakeholder teams, in writing and orally, and coordinate with them to deliver on time
  • Work side-by-side with software and knowledge engineering teams to execute on their roadmap
  • Innovate in identifying strategic team and broader organization initiatives that will impact customers and/or the business as many as five years out
  • Work effectively with Business Development, Legal, and Finance to identify and launch partnerships with both third parties, and other teams within Amazon
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
  • Experience with end to end product delivery
  • Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
  • Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
  • Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
  • Experience growing user engagement/retention within a particular product or business
  • Experience writing software requirements
  • Ability to lead, drive consensus, and deliver across organizations with multiple stakeholders
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a track record of delivering results in fast-moving environments
  • Experience with business development, and strong negotiation skills

Keywords:, Inc., Santa Barbara , Senior Product Manager - Tech, Alexa Sports, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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