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Software Development Manager - Microservices for Catalog

Software Development Manager - Microservices for Catalog

Job ID 
417355
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
11/3/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

Check out our team videos:
https://www.amazon.com/photos/share/jQ4JQeGDAfLpr18vlFCVjQ1Oll2usPd5b63saOCwyEd

Our systems are at the core of Amazon.com websites because we serve up the product catalog containing billions of records. Offer and Remote Catalog Services respond to billions of requests per day from internal clients such as Web Services in addition to powering item display on our very busy websites. We get more traffic than any other Amazon system and most requests are handled within a few milliseconds. Our team owns software running in a distributed, highly scalable, low latency, reliable data storage system with an inbuilt computing environment that powers our website and web services.

The Offer and Remote Catalog Systems team is looking for a passionate, results-oriented, innovative software development manager to work on a core business logic computation platform of Amazon. You will lead a team of engineers to solve complex, mission critical compute problems throughout the software development life cycle, including design, development, testing and operations. You must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. You need to enjoy working closely in a group of highly talented engineers and managers.

As the leader of the team, you will help pioneer new ways to discover, develop, test, deploy and maintain business logic, and establish necessary governance to protect the website. You will interact with many Amazon businesses including Kindle, AWS, Merchant Technologies, and our Retail business.

Professional traits that are necessary for all Amazon leaders:
  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Hires and develops great people
  • Has relentlessly high standards, some may even say they are too high
  • Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
  • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
  • Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
  • Strong results orientation
  • Thinks big


Team: Offer and Remote Catalog Services (ORCS)
eCommerce Platform Services

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 8+ years of relevant engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of technical leadership and project management experience.
  • 2+ years of people management experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise.
  • Track record of shipping software on time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep hands-on technical expertise with microservices, distributed systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
  • 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
For More Info, please check out our team videos:
  • We Made Some Videos!
    • Day in life of an ORCS team member=> https://drive.corp.amazon.com/documents/agarh@/Public/DayInLifeOf-Cut2.mov
    • ORCS impact on the Website => https://drive.corp.amazon.com/documents/agarh@/Public/OnTheWebsite-Cut1.mov
    • Meet the Software Development Manager & Principal Engineer => https://drive.corp.amazon.com/documents/agarh@/Public/SDMAndPE-Cut1.mov


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