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Senior Software Development Manager

Senior Software Development Manager

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon's Marketplace is looking for a smart, talented leader with a strong technical and management background to build the next fulfillment delivery platform that is scalable, accurate and capable to serve the fast growing needs of our Customers. We are building software to support programs like Merchant Fulfilled Same Day Delivery, Premium Shipping and MFN Prime! You will play a critical role in enabling the business to provide our Customers with new features and exciting options for getting their stuff fulfilled.

As a Manager here, you will lead your team of high performing engineers to build, scale, monitor, and optimize the platforms that provides shipping labels to our Merchants, connecting them to hundreds of carriers via the Merchant Shipping Services. You will interface with several teams across Amazon. Our mission is to provide a world-class customer experience using scalable and robust software, so the challenges and opportunities span both the business and technical realms.

A successful candidate will be a hands-on manager with an established background in developing high volume and highly available services, strong technical ability, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a dynamic fast paced environment.

Your day-to-day responsibilities:

Build a best-in-class engineering team that delivers excellent results through rapid iterations
Design and develop state-of-the-art approaches to solving complex and ambiguous problems
Cultivate engineering and operational excellence through metrics and continuous learning
Provide thought leadership and establish technical vision for the team
Mentor and grow super star SDEs to take on increasingly higher responsibilities

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years hands-on software development experience with proven track record of delivering results
  • 3+ years software team management experience
  • BS in Computer Science, a strong background in data structures, algorithms
  • Exceptional 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 aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
  • Proficiency with the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages and familiarity with emerging open-source technologies
  • Excellent judgment, organizational and problem solving skills: technical, project, and personnel
  • Exceptional skill in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Success delivering products/services in a high-growth environment, exhibiting strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous customer-focused problems
  • High attention to detail with proven ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to take raw product requirements and create software architectures and designs to bring them to life.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Program Management, Quality Assurance, and Senior Leadership
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and opinions
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran