Principal Product Manager


Alexa Search is seeking a Principal Product Manager to build new experiences for customers and to organize and drive initiatives on the leading edge of Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Information Retrieval (IR), and Speech. Alexa Search is part of Alexa's ongoing efforts focused on reinventing information extraction and retrieval for a voice-forward, multi-modal future.

In this role, you will be responsible for conceptualizing, scoping, and delivering large end-to-end projects that translate customer needs into concise business and product requirements, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing product launches. The successful candidate will be highly analytical, able to work effectively in a matrix organization, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, simple products and applications that customers love. You will devise detailed and crisp technical requirements that will be used to develop products and applications and to implement novel algorithms and modeling techniques to leverage and advance state-of-the-art in relevant technology areas. You will make appropriate trade-offs between customer experience, performance, and operational support load to optimize time-to-market and to clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal and external teams. You will take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, and work collaboratively with scientists and software engineers to design and implement automated, scalable ML/NLP/IR/Deep Learning models for accessing and presenting information; You will define and implement creative, high-quality roadmaps, identify critical interdependencies among the different work streams and create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners.

If you are an entrepreneurial, data-driven, innovative, and influential individual who thrives on solving complex ambiguous problems and building innovative solutions in a fast-paced environment working within a smart and passionate team, this might be the role for you.
Basic Qualifications

  • 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
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years experience in product/program/project management in a related industry
  • 2+ years of focused product management experience in a related industry
  • Experience identifying business opportunities, building a product strategy, and delivering against a multi-year roadmap
  • Strong product background inclusive of large product and service launches
  • Ability to thrive and succeed in a highly dynamic and entrepreneurial environment, working closely with Natural Language Processing, Speech scientists and engineers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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