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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

Job ID 
459704
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/21/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The India Consumer Business (ICB) Technology team builds products and services that solve unique customer needs in Amazon’s fastest growing marketplace. We are a multi-billion dollar business with a huge potential to grow in a trillion dollar market.

Our engineers own the complete consumer experience for Amazon India, work on a wide range of technologies - Android, iOS, JavaScript, React JS, Amazon Horizonte, AWS EC2, SQS, Amazon WW platforms, Big Data, ML etc. We build and operate highly scalable, low latency mobile first products and services. We are focusing on understanding our customers behavior via data, A/B Experiments and using machine learning models to create unique experiences for IN retail customers.

If you are looking for an opportunity to lead strong dev teams and build creative technology solutions that positively impact hundreds of millions of international customers, and relish large ownership and diverse technologies, join our team today!

As a Development manager, you will identify, hire and build a world-class team of Development Engineers to define, drive and execute on this vision. You will initiate processes that allow the team to collaborate with local as well as global teams with a high degree of efficiency. You will develop a team of highly motivated and talented individuals that can collaborate with Project Managers, Product Managers and SDEs across the company on this high impact initiative. You will design, build and own mobile-first features and programs that will delight our India customers.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage complex projects with significant bottom line impact
  • Work with product managers in developing a strategy and road map to provide compelling capabilities for the seller community on amazon.in marketplace that helps them succeed in their business goals.
  • Leverage consumer behavioral insights and work with machine learning teams to model and create great consumer experiences.
  • Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
  • Instill best practices for software development and documentation, assure designs meet requirements, and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.
  • Project management - prioritization , planning of projects and features, Stakeholder management and tracking of external commitments
  • Operational Excellence - monitoring & operation of production services
  • Career management and development of direct reports

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • 10+ years of Software Development experience; 3+ years of experience in building and leading strong engineering teams
  • Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development.
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in mobile and web-technologies
  • Software development experience in building web services and highly scalable applications
  • Managed a team of 6+ engineers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Any previous experience in working with Big Data or leveraging machine learning in improving consumer experience is desirable.