• Principal, Product Management - Technical – Advertising Audiences

    Location UK-Edinburgh
    Posted Date 3 days ago(3 days ago)
    Job ID
    Amazon Dev Center (Scotland)
  • Job Description

    Job Description
    Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a set of audience products to help advertisers plan media, gain insights about customer behaviors, create targeting strategies, and more. Our products form the core of our display advertising business. We ensure that billions of ads served are relevant to our customers. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

    Want to join one of the fastest growing teams at Amazon? Do you have proven product management ability, strategic vision, exceptional communication ability, project management skills, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment? We are looking for a Product Manager with a strong technical background to join our team as the Principal Product Manager for a vital part of our Audiences products.

    The Principal Product Manager will be responsible for charting and executing a course for Audience products that utilize Amazon’s own ecommerce behaviors and more. You will help define our strategy and will design and implement program direction to ensure that the products we build enables our business to grow. You have excellent communication skills and judgment, and are comfortable evangelizing the platform functions and services with a wide range of senior business and technical leaders across Advertising and beyond.

    Your responsibilities will be:
    · Define business and technical product requirements.
    · Lead cross-functional teams to execute on product plans and to deliver results.
    · Collaborate closely with stakeholders throughout Amazon to obtain buy-in for product initiatives and to set expectations.
    · Analyze and act on business metrics and data to grow the business.
    · Work with marketing, account development and sales to execute the go to market strategy.
    · Leverage consumer insights or competitive intelligence reports to help explain online behavioral trends and inform product decisions.
    · Write effectively, sharing relevant project updates, roadmaps and metrics with stakeholders.
    · Work with engineering teams to shape and evaluate technical architectures to deliver against product requirements and goals.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics or related field.
    • Significant overall experience in software development, data science, program management, or product management, in an Internet related business.
    • Significant experience in a hands-on product management role.
    • Experience in the digital advertising or marketing space.
    • Experience leading the development of large cross-team products.
    • Experience providing technical and product leadership and developing strategy with senior leadership.
    • Experience mentoring and developing other technical colleagues.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to dive deep into technical concepts with successful past delivery of technical user-facing products.
    • Proficient in Hive, Python or SQL
    • MBA or Masters degree
    • Solid command of descriptive statistics
    • Composed understanding of data visualization and reporting tools (Tableau, Microstrategy, Yellowfin, DOMO, etc.)

    In return, we will offer you the chance to grow a strategically important team and drive its vision. We offer a strong benefits package including healthcare. . This is your opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a unique, passionate and international environment, work hard, have fun and make history!

    Salary: competitive package + benefits
    Closing date for applications: 18th October 2018

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

    All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and a successful background screening check. This check will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy and procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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