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Software Development Manager | Amazon Prime Exclusives

Software Development Manager | Amazon Prime Exclusives

Job ID 
431657
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/31/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

Amazon Prime Engineering team is seeking an experienced Software Development Manager to join the Amazon Exclusive Program. You will be responsible for leading a team of 5-7 software engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of innovative services managing Amazon Exclusive for Prime members. We hire innovative engineers who enjoy working on innovative and customer obsessive UX, massively large scale and distributed, intelligent and complex systems. We need experienced managers that can deal with complex requirements, manage and mentor top tier developers, and deliver results.

Amazon Exclusive is a set of new benefits that offer Amazon Prime members exclusive access to a range of products, discounted member price, special deals and promotions. Amazon Exclusive also offers a selection in products that are otherwise not available to Amazon customers, at discounted prices.

You will have an established background in managing very large-scale, high-throughput systems; have a strong technical background, excellent project and people management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve the right results in a fast-paced environment. You are passionate about simple and elegant software solutions, customer-centric products, and utilize agile software development processes. You are a results-oriented, customer-focused software development manager who gets excited about solving classes of problems and turns use case requirements into simple and easy tasks built upon your platform. You will work with senior management, engineering principals, other software engineering teams and managers, industry experts, product managers, and category leaders to help define the business requirements to expand, maintain and launch new high quality Amazon Exclusive benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

- Own end-to-end software solutions of Amazon Exclusive program
- Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment.
- Management of resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best of class engineering team.
- Identity, define and work with product management to drive the long-term product strategy.
- Maintain a robust and clearly defined product backlog, mapping the path to achieve our goals.

Basic Qualifications

- BA/BS in Computer Science
- Strong technical credentials, with at least 3 years of managing a development team.
- At least 3 years of experience with OOD, Java, Unix/Linux, Perl, C++, Web services and Service Oriented Architectures.
- Experience in managing development of UI across multiple platforms.
- A strong desire to mentor and develop individual contributors.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

- MS/PhD in a related field
- 7+ years of relevant hands-on technical management experience of software developers, as well as a record of individual technical achievement.
- Prior experience managing large scale transactional and highly distributed systems.
- Capable of technical deep-drive into source code, data storage, networking, as well as business problems.
- 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.


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