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Principal Product Manager - Technical - Alexa AI , Product Management, Intelligent Decisions

Job ID: 2063562 | Services LLC


Job summary
Come set the strategic direction for Alexa’s Intelligent Decisions Platform in the Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI) organization. Alexa AI organization’s mission is to “Invent AI capabilities to complete customer interactions naturally and without any friction, anytime and anywhere”. Our Intelligent Decisions Platform team builds the foundational Artificial Intelligence technology that is responsible for determining the best action to fulfill customer requests once we understand what they said and what they meant based on the context

As Principal PM-T for Intelligent Decisions Platform, you will own defining the strategy and core value proposition, and delivering a product roadmap for one of our strategic initiatives using new technology to deliver maximum impact for customers. This role is inherently cross-functional. You will work with various Alexa business units to identify and define opportunities to invest, drive product strategy, articulate the vision, prioritize the roadmap and features, and execute on it iteratively to drive maximum impact, You will own delivering new platform capabilities in collaboration with Science and Engineering. You will determine the program success criteria, goals, and metrics.

You should be a problem solver who is excited by hard never-been-solved before challenges, and enjoys working with Science and tech teams collaboratively. You should be somebody who is passionate about leading programs that have both broad influence and unique science and technical challenges to solve, and equally comfortable interacting with business units on their business needs. You enjoy a close-knit team environment of shared responsibility. This role requires great technical expertise, and ability to dive deep into the science based challenges and solutions we solve on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will have experience leading delivery across Science and Engineering disciplines, and an established track record of delivering large complex programs as well as effectively influencing up and across the organization..

Key responsibilities:
• Innovate on behalf of our customers
• Identify needs, opportunities, and gaps, and accordingly drive product strategy, roadmap, and features
• Manage the product lifecycle from strategic planning to tactical execution
• Lead the functional design and product experience
• Prioritize Science and Engineering work, and balance the requirements of customers and stakeholders
• Define success criteria, goals, and metrics for your initiative
• Manage stakeholder and executive engagement

**This role can also be based out of Seattle, Washington **


  • 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 defining, building and managing platforms at large scale
• Experience with Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence systems
• Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and programs
• Experience defining multi-year platform strategies and executing on associated roadmaps
• Experience coordinating requirements across customer or stakeholder groups


• Masters of Business Administration
• Broad technical breadth and depth including familiarity with Machine Learning
• Proven track record of delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and driving innovation on behalf of internal and external customers
• Comfortable assessing and taking risks
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions
• Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
• High attention to detail including precise and effective stakeholder communication, and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
• Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
• History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done

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