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Sr Mgr Software Engineering - Experience and Devices

Sr Mgr Software Engineering - Experience and Devices

Job ID 
466816
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
11/30/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you interested in inventing the future of how users interact with digital assistants? Do you have a high bar for customer experience and engineering excellence? The Alexa Customer Engagement team is seeking a Software Development Manager to lead multiple teams focused on both new and launched engagement features. This is a key technical leadership role in the organization with a broad scope of influence within and across the organization.

We are seeking a seasoned manager with experience recruiting, building and developing high-performing teams. In this role, you will be leading a rapidly expanding team and delivering new features and products. You will be an important voice helping to shape the long-term technical vision as well as instilling operational excellence from design through execution and operation. The ideal candidate possesses superior analytical abilities, product judgment and excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. He or she is customer-minded and passionate about delivering world-class features to users.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of experience building successful production software systems
  • 7+ years of experience in delivering software projects using Agile / Scrum methodologies
  • 7+ years of experience in design and architecture, as well as sound knowledge with object oriented design patterns
  • 2+ years’ experience working on a large scale deployments and performance tuning.
  • 5+ years of experience of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
  • 1+ year experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • 1+ year of experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
  • 7+ years of experience mentoring software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules
  • Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, both verbal & written
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