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(Expired) Senior Product Manager, Architecture

4 months ago by Amazon

  Seattle (Washington), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Product Management

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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 leader with strong product management experience in game engine technology. This leader will own the customer experience and drive the architecture and systems product strategy and roadmap helping drive the next generation of Lumberyard games. You’ll have the power of the AWS cloud, Amazon Lumberyard and our Game Studios available to help developers create stunning, high fidelity and immersive experiences that millions of players will enjoy.

The role requires in-depth understanding of game engine technologies, content creation tools and workflows as well as customer needs, product requirements and technical designs. A successful candidate will have a strong track record of delivery in terms of features and quality, making the correct tradeoffs amongst competing ends.

Key responsibilities include

  • Incept and manage large-scale and ambitious projects related to game engines, architecture and networking technologies.
  • Develop strategic and tactical plans that make our engine technology incorporate the best solutions for customers
  • Work with engineers, artists and game developers to develop world class engine features, tools and workflows
  • Drive broad adoption and provide an unparalleled customer experience; you should be experienced with a range of approaches, including: feature development, 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 features, architectural improvements and operational excellence

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors in technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of product management experience
  • Experience delivering game engine or simulation related technology products or services
  • 1+years hands-on-experience with game engines and content creator workflows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Product management in engine technology/tools/workflows
  • Experience delivering solutions for multiple platforms including mobile, PC and console
  • Proven ability to invent, design, develop, iterate, and grow new products
  • Experience with python scripting and automation
  • Comfortable working in data-driven business environments
  • Exemplary written and verbal communications skills
  • Love video games
  • Love improving artist workflows and iteration speed
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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