Sr Manager, Amazon Flex

US-WA-Seattle
4 months ago
Job ID
395455
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development
Recruiting Team
North American Teams - Ops & CS

Job Description

Prime Now is one of Amazon’s benefits for Prime members, which offers one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of daily essentials through a new mobile app. With Amazon Flex, individuals can now be their own boss while delivering ultra-fast Prime Now and Restaurant orders. Both Amazon Flex and delivery experience of Prime Now are powered by the Amazon Flex App, which is available on iOS and Android. The Amazon Flex App works in concert with our advanced logistics systems and technology in the Amazon Flex Platform. The Amazon Flex App and Platform will allow the delivery partner to onboard, schedule delivery times in advance or on demand, guide them through their deliveries with in-app mapping and navigation, and more. You can find out more about Amazon Flex, our newest delivery innovation, at flex.amazon.com. Come join the team and help us make history!

It is still Day 1! We have many openings for individuals to help us innovate in this space. You will be responsible for building and leading teams of talented engineers. The successful candidate will look at the big picture from both a business and technical perspective, and lead the team in developing new software to support this business.

The successful candidate will:
- Be responsible for the end to end ownership of multiple technology teams, including setting the technical vision for developing our systems to serve Amazon's needs.
- Build and manage great software engineers and managers that are responsible for developing and maintaining software that optimizes our transportation network.
- Be a champion of engineering and operational excellence: establish team metrics for measurement of engineering and operational excellence and a consistent, regular process for assessment and improvement.
- Establish a consistent, project management framework and excellent development processes to deliver high quality software, in rapid iterations, for business partners in multiple geographies.
- Show strong business and technical judgment that will accelerate time to market of releases, while incrementally moving our services towards the long term vision.
- Be responsible for mentoring and developing engineers.
- Represent the technical organization and evangelize the work to senior leadership.
- Raise the bar on technical excellence, show thought leadership, and communicate well to different audiences.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
· A minimum of 5 years of management experience.
· A minimum of 5 years of relevant development and design experience.
· Experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
· Experience with employee development, performance management and delivering results.
· Problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and effectively prioritize program deliverables.
· Presentation and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with senior leaders across a variety of groups throughout Amazon.


Preferred Qualifications

· Proven experience establishing metrics for measurement of engineering and operational excellence.
· Proven experience in innovative business practices that have been game changing for business evolution.
· Experience building strategy and executing it with speed and continuous improvement.


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Vet
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