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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
408002
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/12/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Sellers Plus

Job Description

Does the challenge and ownership that comes from leading and driving large cross-organizational projects and initiatives for one of the largest online marketplaces excite you? The Amazon marketplace pricing team is looking for an energetic, focused and skilled Sr. Technical Program Manager (TPM) to lead programs for one of the fastest growing businesses at Amazon.

We are looking for a sharp and experienced software development engineer who will help design & develop the next generation systems, services and tools for Pricing. The TPM will play a pivotal role in the expansion of pricing software. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a team that will be responsible for building successful, sustainable and strategic solutions for Amazon from the ground up. If you are a talented, detail-oriented TPM with a solid program management foundation and a commitment to influence without authority for our customers, then we want to hear from you!

We are working on building next generation tools and software to help our sellers make informed pricing decisions. This requires a wide range of skills or aptitude to learn new technologies like :
(a) build large scale high quality systems that can react/record 25K events/sec and render the information on seller facing UI with low latency.
(b) knack of solving technology problems in simplistic manner with an eye for innovation.
There is abundance of problems/opportunities in this space and Pricing is one of the top key strategy areas on Amazon marketplace. Looking for smart agile kick ass problem solvers who has burning passion for influencing teams and delivering results

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical education
  • 10+ years of software industry experience
  • 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience running large, complex programs in a fast paced environment using Agile methodologies and delivering highly scalable and robust systems
  • 5+ years of experience managing technical teams who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and influence partner teams such as product management, technical program management, development as well as senior business leaders
  • Demonstrated experience in hiring and developing high-performing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes
  • Ability to roll up your sleeves and operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to guide a team toward an objective
  • Ability to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies, deep understanding of software development in large teams, and a track record of shipping software on time
  • Experience managing teams of 10+ people
  • Experience in e-commerce and supply chain platforms
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment