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Sr Software Development Manager

Sr Software Development Manager

Job ID 
432715
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/16/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Content/Device

Job Description

Interested in Machine Learning? How about Amazon Echo? We’re building the machine learning platform behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

As the Manager of Software Development, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of distributed workflow systems and machine learning infrastructure systems. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing distributed systems, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. You will be helping to hire and build your team and systems, and will own defining the road map for your group.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the over-all systems development life cycle
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
  • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management
  • Customer engagement and product road map definition.
  • The key requirement for this position is established skill designing and developing solutions to complex problems in a distributed systems environment.

Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.)
  • Technical credentials, with at least 8 years experience managing software development teams, preferred with some hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
  • Experience with the tools of the trade, including familiarity with modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C) and open-source technologies (Apache, Hadoop)
  • A track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.
  • Experience with big data solutions
  • Knowledge of ML fundamentals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience communicating complex technical information in a clear and concise manner with executives, non-technical leaders, and a variety of audiences.



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