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Principal Product Manager - Games Technologies

12 days ago by Amazon

Seattle (Washington), United States

Job Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

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Amazon is all in on games. We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time, growing to the live streams and esports of today, will continue to a future where everyone is a gamer and every gamer can create, compete, collaborate and connect with others at massive scales. If you share our belief that games will produce some of the future’s most influential voices in media and art, and want to help developers around the world succeed and build these next-generation games -- come join us.

Amazon is seeking a seasoned manager and thought leader with strong product management experience in games technology or services. This leader will help define and drive the product strategy and roadmap that will help AWS and Amazon Game Services continue to lead in the area of game development. You’ll have the power of the AWS cloud, Twitch, Amazon Lumberyard, our Game Studios, and all of Amazon's digital and physical media publishing infrastructure available as raw material to help developers move fast, connect players, and create experiences that millions of players will enjoy.

This is a highly visible position that will interact at all levels of the AWS and games business. In this role, you will:

  • Incept and manage large-scale and ambitious projects
  • Develop strategic and tactical plans that make new and existing game services the best solutions for customers
  • Drive broad adoption and provide an unparalleled customer experience; you should be experienced with a range of approaches, including: feature development, pricing, a range of marketing channels (i.e. public relations, developer evangelism, promotions, etc.), customer surveys and profiling, sample application, code samples, and technical documentation
  • Lead the organization through change, evolution, and sustained growth; with our games business growing rapidly, you will need to exhibit excellent judgment on how to prioritize between focusing on existing versus new customers and between features, architectural improvements and operational excellence

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline
  • 7+ years of product management experience
  • Delivery of technology products or services in a high growth environments
  • Games industry experience with at least one shipped game or game service

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA
  • Deep understanding of game development
  • Proficient with web services, online technologies, and user interface design
  • History developing/shaping business strategy for technical products or services
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues simply and convincingly to a wide range of audiences
  • Track record for delivering results in fast-moving environments with shifting priorities
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and leadership style that promotes excellence
  • Ability to balance innovation with strong customer and quality focus
  • Passion for the future of games and game development
  • Games industry experience working closely with senior leadership, as well as business and creative leads
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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

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