Job DescriptionAmazon is continuing to invest in its Worldwide Online Display Advertising business to tap into the growing online advertising market. Amazon\u2019s Performance Display team is looking for an experienced product manager who will help to define the vision and strategy for the Demand Side Platform. Amazon is using its first class technology, unique user data, and cross-device user identification to become the go-to solution for the world\u2019s largest advertising agencies and advertisers. Amazon\u2019s ad platform team is seeking a product leader with the experience, drive and strategic vision to win in the growing and competitive programmatic industry. You think big, have a bias for action, and bring a history of delivering results. You thrive in scrappy environment and are ready to apply Amazon\u2019s resources to scale the programmatic business. You love customers and data. You use market research, competitive analysis, and direct communication with customers to make informed decisions. We're seeking a Principal Product Manager to oversee major initiatives across our Demand Side Platform. The person in this position will play a significant leadership role in our business and product team. In this role, you will you will be responsible for our expansion into new international markets and other critical product initiatives. You set the product vision, define use cases, analyze customer and financial implications, and ultimately choose the most promising path for success. You will work directly with external customers to collect input, mold requirements, and release features. You drive prioritization across multiple development teams, communication with internal stakeholders, user testing with customers, the go to market plan with product marketing. You are an evangelist of the platform, promoting new features to clients, defining success metrics, and accelerating adoption through sales teams. All while simultaneously protecting and enhancing the customer retail experience on Amazon. The right candidate will possess a strong product and program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large products and projects, will have background in digital advertising (ideally mobile advertising), and ideally will have a well-rounded background in current web and mobile technologies. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. As a Product Manager, you will be 100% customer focused, understanding their needs and requirements, plus anticipating future trends that will serve their needs. You will also be excellent at delivering results, being able to coordinate large, multi-functional projects on-time, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence and leadership are essential to success in this role. You will be data-driven and analytical. You constantly strive to expand our understanding of the metrics that drive our business and growth aspirations. Lastly, your communication skills \u2013 both verbal and written \u2013 are excellent, and you will be able to clearly communicate at all levels in the organization, including senior management.
Bachelor\u2019s degree \u2013 ideally an MBA
7 years Product Management experience in digital advertising or related industry (Mobile a plus)
Experience in digital advertising and familiarity with technical aspects of digital advertising
A proven track record of delivering initiatives from conception through completion on time, within budget and on or beyond scope
Excellent oral and written communication skills \u2013 with both technical and non-technical individuals
Ability to gather and analyze data for reporting technical and business metrics
Ability to work under tight deadlines in a high pressure environment and able to adjust to multiple demands
Must be able and willing to think and act strategically and tactically.
Analytical and able to create sound business arguments backed up by data
Passionate and knowledgeable about new and emerging mobile and internet-based media and its technology
Demonstrated ability for being detail-oriented, self-motivated and driving follow-through on projects
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple stakeholder needs in a fast paced environment across geographies
Passionate about generating big, creative ideas to differentiate in the market, growing the business and working with advertisers and agencies to build innovative products
Lead and influence across different organizations and align diverse teams to a common goal
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality and an entrepreneurial drive; demonstrated ability to have fun and inspire the team.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Website : http://www.amazon.com/
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.