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Sr Manager, Software Development

Sr Manager, Software Development

Job ID 
379556
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
2/16/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Ops & CS

Job Description

Sr. Manager, Software Development

The Amazon.com Global Inventory Platform group is looking for a senior manager to lead a strategically important software research and development team. This position has high-level visibility, research and development responsibility, and spans disciplines including Computer Science and Machine Learning. Ideal candidates will have experience leading software teams with a research focus.

The Global Inventory Platform group tackles some of the most mathematically complex inventory management challenges in the industry today to create intelligent algorithms to improve Amazon's inventory & operational efficiency worldwide. You will be responsible for leading the research and implementation of key predictive inputs and control systems affecting inventory planning decisions, collaborating with other senior research and software development leaders at the company, and providing scalable software implementations of your team's models.

You will operate in a decentralized research and systems environment, where your models coordinate with other teams' models toward a joint overall objective in a computationally tractable, operationally efficient, and transparent manner that enables and accelerates future research. You will also focus on the correctness of your models, and will design innovative ways to validate and gain insights from the details of your systems' outputs.

Responsibilities include
-developing and driving research strategy
-prioritization and planning of projects and features
-monitoring, validation, and operation of production services
-career management and development of reports

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Econometrics, Statistics, or related research field
8+ years experience in software and/or research fields
5+ years management experience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience leading research-oriented software development teams.

Understanding of system architecture and experience with large distributed systems. Experience in forecasting, causal effect modeling, quantitative finance, and/or econometrics.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

In joining our team, you'll enjoy a competitive salary, great benefits, a creative and comfortable work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and growing technology company.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.