Principal Evangelist, Emerging Technologies

Principal Evangelist, Emerging Technologies

15-18 years
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Job Description

Job summary
Are you passionate about learning, sharing your knowledge, and making a difference Amazon Payment Services is looking for a Principal Evangelist - Emerging Technologies to join our engineering team.

In this role, you'll combine your passion and enthusiasm for cutting-edge emerging technologies with your unmatched creativity to advance the state of digital payments in the MENA region among developers, merchants, partners and key industry opinion makers and technologists.

Key Job Responsibilities:

.Monitor emerging technologies (e.g. AI, BlockChain, IoT, AR/VR) with a particular focus on Fintech (e.g. Crypto, Open Banking) and build an understanding of their potential, maturity, and impact to APS.
.Developing emerging tech long term strategy and roadmap
.Establish tests and pilot projects leveraging emerging technologies, and provide recommendations
.Weave usage of emerging technologies into APS product roadmap
.Negotiate and close on internal and external partnerships to advance applications of emerging technologies within APS
.Gaining industry recognition and credibility as attendee, panelist and keynote speaker at Amazon and third party technology conferences, hackathons, workshops and events
.Provide on-demand expertise/recommendations to current and prospective merchants on leveraging emerging technologies within their respective businesses
.Develop and pitch new project ideas and opportunities
.Conduct deep-dive hands-on education/training sessions to transfer knowledge to others on the team on emerging technologies
.Author or contribute to APS merchant-facing publications such as white papers, tutorials, etc.
.Develop and lead workshops and collaborative sessions across teams within APS


.15+ years of relevant experience. BS level degree required, computer science, business or math background preferred
.Experience in technical product management, program management or engineering
.Broad understanding of many areas of emerging technology, with deep expertise in one or more of the following areas: Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Distributed Ledger Technology, Metaverse, Internet of Things.
.Experience leading engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
.Experience owning roadmap strategy and definition
.Experience with end to end product delivery
.Ability to tailor your communication style, approach, and level of detail based on audience (tech and non-tech)
.Visible thought leadership on relevant topics related to emerging technologies
.Proficiency in defining and managing business requirements and outcomes with broader team, and working with technical teams to create and integrate relevant projects into your vision
.Ability to bring order to projects in undefined opportunity areas or with gaps in information. Clarify, prioritize, and guide teams to meaningful and measurable outcomes.


.Advanced degrees in engineering and/or computer science preferred
.Market experience in financial services or payments preferred

About Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.

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