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Senior Technical Product Manager, Amazon Points (シニア テクニカル プロダクト マネージャー, Amazonポイント)

Senior Technical Product Manager, Amazon Points (シニア テクニカル プロダクト マネージャー, Amazonポイント)

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Amazon Japan G.K.
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Job Description

Amazon Points program is Amazon’s rewards points program, currently offered exclusively in Japan. Amazon Points is one of the most strategic initiatives for The program aims to drive customer engagement and to drive growth of business, spanning consumer products (e.g., books, electronics, sporting goods, fashion and food) and digital products (e.g., Kindle books). We are seeking a Senior Technical Product Manager, who has a passionate interest in growing Amazon Points program and aggressively drives development of future Amazon Points program features. Senior Technical Product Manager, Amazon Points, will help define and build future Amazon Points program for You will participate in developing the technical requirements for Amazon Points services and you will develop and look after technical product roadmaps and features based on team strategy and vision. This role is inherently cross-functional—you will work closely with engineering, Product Manager, Site Merchandiser, accounting and retail category teams to bring products to market and develop and grow business opportunities for A successful candidate will have high-level project management skills, be highly analytical, able to work extremely effectively in a matrix organization, adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, and simple products and services that customers love. This position reports to Senior Manager, Amazon Points.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Define a set of high quality, simple products based on team strategy and vision.
  • Develop detailed, crisp technical requirements that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each product and application.
  • Manage sprint review process, track project progress and report project status to stakeholders.
  • Partner with the engineering team to scope technical requirements, required resources and milestones.
  • Lead project management for key Amazon Points feature launches.
  • Get buy-in for the product and service development among internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, site performance and operational support load.
  • Work closely with the engineering teams and product manager to deliver products to market.
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals.
  • Conduct timely analysis, investigate technical options and drive correction of errors.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience managing complex technology projects with aggressive schedules and scarce resources
  • Solid experience and track record of successful system implementations utilizing multiple project management methodologies, tools and techniques. Strong familiarity with agile methodologies
  • Strong track record of successful project delivery for large cross functional projects
  • Experience of project management of Internet products and technologies for PC and Mobile
  • Excellent written and oral business communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Quantitative analytical abilities
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Excellent broad technical skills and knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures
  • Ability to be nimble and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • An MBA. or equivalent master’s degree is a plus
  • Previous work experience as a software developer
  • Familiarity with SQL is a plus
  • Career experience with a rewards points program is a plus.