Full Time Job

Principal Product Manager - Tech

Amazon Music

San Francisco, CA 7 days ago
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job summary
We are seeking a visionary Principal Product Manager-Technical to join our Catalog and Metadata product team. We collaborate closely with the entire Amazon Music organization to create experiences that bring customers closer to music, artists and music culture. This is an opportunity to define the future of streaming and build innovative experiences that are used by millions of people every day.

As a Principal Product Manager-Technical, you will help define and build new Amazon Music experiences that make it easier for customers to discover and listen to music. At Amazon Music, product managers are the CEO of the features they build and closely collaborate with Engineering, Business Development, Design, and more, to set strategy for, define, design, and directly manage all aspects of the customer experience. A successful candidate will be customer obsessed, highly analytical, and be adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality customer experiences.
Our Catalog & Metadata team is focused on building and maintaining the world's best source of music content and information. We manage a complex global supply chain and apply cutting edge machine learning techniques to describe and categorize music so it is discoverable by customers. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale and that power many of Amazon Music's delightful features on our visual applications and Alexa. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

This role can sit in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, and Seattle.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• 8+ years of technical product management, program management or engineering experience
• 2+ years of experience with end to end product delivery
• Experience leading engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
• Experience owning roadmap strategy and definition
• Experience owning feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
• Bachelor's Degree

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products customers love
• Experience delivering products in a complex and face-paced environment using agile process and experimentation
• Track record of achievements. You've shipped cool stuff that has moved the needle on key business & customer metrics. You have a proven ability to make smart feature versus time-to-market trade-offs. You have demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold vision.
• Data-centric and analytical. You have experience using data and metrics to back up assumptions and assertions of business value. You also leverage your strong analytical skills and ability to dive deep to develop a nuanced understanding of your product and customers, and to create effective strategies. You also have a demonstrated ability to make high quality/high impact decisions in the absence of data and figure out how to gather data (through experiments, tests, etc) to support your decisions.
• Technical fluency. You have the ability to understand, discuss, and challenge architectural concepts, tradeoffs, and new opportunities with technical team members.
• Excellent communication skills. You are as comfortable speaking in front of the company at an all-hands meeting as you are writing a detailed six-page narrative on your products that you can defend with the highest levels of senior leadership.
• Strong collaboration skills. You have a proven ability to work across functions and across marketplaces to influence senior leaders. You quickly earn the trust of people you work with. People enjoy and have fun working with you.
• Excellent customer experience intuition. You obsess about customers and can translate customer needs into crisp, detailed product requirements. You are able to develop innovative product solutions that are grounded in a deep understanding of customer needs.
• Strong ownership and bias for action. You know what matters most to customers and can simplify product requirements to deliver benefits to customers quickly. You identify opportunities and step up in various areas to turn those opportunities into realities

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6xm5n-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Amazon Music

Amazon Music reimagines music listening by enabling customers to unlock millions of songs, podcast episodes, and thousands of curated playlists and stations with their voice. Amazon Music provides unlimited access to new releases and classic hits across iOS and Android mobile devices, PC, Mac, Echo, and Alexa-enabled devices including Fire TV and more. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to ad-free listening of 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, which provides access to more than 75 million songs and the latest new releases. Amazon Music Unlimited customers also now have access to the highest-quality listening experience available, with more than 75 million songs available in High Definition (HD), more than 7 million songs in Ultra HD, and a growing catalog of spatial audio. Customers also have free access to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on Amazon Music. All Amazon Music tiers now offer a wide selection of podcasts at no additional cost, and live streaming in partnership with Twitch. Engaging with music and culture has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, visit amazonmusic.com or download the Amazon Music app.