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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

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Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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North American Teams - Biz Dev

Job Description

Our Advertising Products teams strive to reinvent the way companies advertise on Amazon. We create experiences that enhance the customer experience as well as achieve our advertisers' goals, building solutions for third-party advertisers that leverage Kindle devices, Mobile devices, Video, and Display Ads. We partner with sponsors and advertisers to create compelling interactive ads and branding experiences both locally and globally.

About you:

You are an engineer leader looking for a career where you will be able to build, to deliver, and to impress. You look at problems holistically, and thrive on the intricate complexity of designing feedback loops and ecosystems. You want to work on projects where you are implementing solutions to real world problems. You challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with better solutions. You are a thought leader, but you don’t just know how to solve the problem, you prove it by going and building the solution. You want to bring value and impact the direction of entire industries.

You may already know if you are a fit, but perhaps you are worried about technology and experience requirements? Don't be – we are looking for smart, proven, engineering leaders; if you are the right candidate, we are flexible.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
• 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
• 2+ years people management experience
• Experience with OOD and object oriented languages

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in computer science
• Experience with MapReduce frameworks such as Hadoop
• Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Experience with building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
• A high degree of pragmatism in building the simplest thing that does the job; we want to use technology to solve real-world problems expediently, not indulge in over-designed, unnecessarily intricate software architecture.
• A willingness to dive deep, experiment rapidly and get things done.
• A good understanding of SDLC models and a track record of shipping software efficiently. You recognize the difference between building software and shipping software.
• Customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet timelines with optimal solutions.
• Experience in the advertising, algorithmic search, or bioinformatics industries
• Delivered a low-latency, consumer-internet-scale web services operating in a 24x7 environment
• Delivered ad targeting and serving infrastructure
• A track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
• Deep hands-on technical expertise, excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Sharp analytical abilities and design skills
• Object Oriented Design and familiarity with application and database programming under UNIX/Linux.
• Experience with Agile (SCRUM, RUP, XP), OO modeling, web services, UNIX, middleware, database and data mining systems
• Experience mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer