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Principal BD, Games Analytics Solutions , Game Tech

Job ID: 1800693 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.

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Job summary
Do you have the drive to change the world through how people connect and engage with games? Behind every great game, there’s AWS Game Tech.

The games industry lives at the intersection of technology and the arts, and with more than 2.5 billion people playing games every day, creating exciting experiences at global scale has never been more essential. At AWS Game Tech, our mission is to help developers build amazing, successful, and fun games.

Would you like to work with game developers, studios, and publishers in and help them build the best games possible with AWS? As a Principal Business Development Manager for Analytics Solutions, you will have the exciting opportunity to work with the most creative game developers, impactful publishers, and innovative game industry partners on the planet. Your responsibilities will include identifying and engaging with high potential game developers and studios and helping these studios learn and adopt AWS Analytics solutions. You will support, enable, and drive AWS adoption and market penetration within games customers, gathering customer requirements and working to ensure AWS Analytics solutions address game customer needs. You’ll be instrumental in helping game creators use Analytics solutions to invent the future of the games industry in ways that have yet to be imagined, driving critical components to AWS Game Tech’s go-to-market strategy World Wide.

The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated business background that enables her or him to effectively interact at the CxO/VP/Studio Director level of game companies. The right candidate should have familiarity with core games industry vernacular and business processes alongside strong technical aptitude that allows them to effectively engage with CTOs and software developers. They should have a demonstrated ability to operate strategically and analytically with business stakeholders, product teams, and technical resources. The right candidate should have the ability to convey technical Games Analytics architectural concepts and produce compelling value propositions for customers and partners. She or he will possess a passion for new and emerging technologies and obsess over how they can shape the future to benefit customers.

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, she or he should love games.


Key job responsibilities
• Drive the necessary business insights, strategic and technical relationships with game developers, studios, publishers, and key stakeholders world-wide to establish meaningful business relationships and drive cloud adoption within Games customers
• Educate game devs and games organizations on how Game Tech solutions can help companies scale and grow by leveraging go-to-market programs
• Serve as a key member of the world-wide Game Tech team in helping to drive overall strategy in the game dev ecosystem
• Prepare and deliver data-driven business reviews to senior management about progress, achievements, and roadblocks in the games business
• Execute strategic initiatives for AWS Game Tech, while collaborating with key internal stakeholders internationally

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


• +7 years’ experience in the games industry or working within the games industry
• Experience working in technology or games industry Business Development, Creative, Production, or Game Development

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Strong ML / AI experience combined analytical and quantitative skills
• Strong technical aptitude with the ability to speak to Analytics Solutions at an expert level
• Bachelor's degree or significant relevant work experience
• Experience working with game publishers, developers, retailers, distributors, and studios
• Experience working with enterprises, innovation centers and digital initiatives of organizations
• Proven leadership, problem solving and strong attention to detail
• Strong project management skills and experience working with cross-functional, international teams
• Experience and familiarity with cloud technologies
• Experience and familiarity with key games software, middleware, and platform tooling
• Experience with common games industry funding mechanisms, regional trade associations, regional institutions, and regional communities for game devs



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