Amazon.com Beta Program Manager - Kindle Devices in Milan, Italy
Interested in Amazon Digital devices? Come work on them! We are building devices such as the Kindle eReader, devices that have the potential to change the world. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history!
We are seeking an experienced Program Manager to join our beta program management team. In this role you will provide leadership and direction for program components. You must have a passion for the customer and be capable of delivering high quality under aggressive time constraints.
You will own Beta program components and work with Engineering, Product Management, Technical Program Management, and both internal and external beta participants, in order to track and resolve product issues identified during the beta test period. You should have experience working in a product development environment, strong organizational skills, and excellent customer-facing communication skills. Job duties and expectations include:
Refine existing beta program processes in order to more efficiently track and prioritize issues discovered during the beta process
Create beta test assignments for participants, beta program documentation, and setup/manage resources for internal beta test activities and bug bashes
Create and manage beta participant forums, both internal and external
Provide direct support to beta program participants through accurate and detailed support practices and troubleshooting skills
Own maintaining friendly, professional communication and providing direction to beta participants
Increase beta participation by motivating participants and identifying incentives
Develop beta plans for new product and feature releases
Define specifications for beta program tools
Work with the internal Digital Products team to track and prioritize beta issues, follow up with engineering for resolution, and communicate status to participants
Identify potential program risks and help ensure successful completion of beta activities through effective communication and follow-through
Define and analyze beta participant metrics and feedback to generate and communicate meaningful reports, program status, and recommendations
Identify participation requirements for the beta program and develop beta eligibility surveys for each product; and
Excellent communication skills and experience working with technical teams and management to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (BS, BA)
Fluent Italian and English language skills (oral and written) required
Few years relevant experience managing programs in a product development environment
High level of written and verbal communication skills
Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
Ability to track and support multiple projects at one time, and to accept reprioritization as necessary
Excellent knowledge of MS Office products, especially Excel and Outlook
Ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt to shifting schedules and time demands
Excellent organizational skills
Must be very detail-oriented
Ability to grasp complex technology and learn new information quickly
Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence and SharePoint
Experience with SQL
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AMZR Req ID: 572121
External Company URL: www.amazon.com