Software Development Manager - Amazon's Choice

US-WA-Seattle
8 months ago
Job ID
481164
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

The mission of Amazon’s Choice is to simplify the customer shopping experience. Through advanced algorithms, machine learning and large-scale data processing, we help customers find the highest quality and best priced products to satisfy their purchase intent. Our experience spans Alexa Shopping and Amazon.com with a global footprint.

We are looking for talented and experienced engineering leader to build a world class team to design and develop our recommendation systems. Your team will develop models that understand how customers make purchasing decisions; i.e. what attributes matter, what are defining characteristics of a product and how they compare different products.
You will develop new ways to engage the customer at different stages in their shopping journey. You will build large scale data processing systems, develop ML models, and build low latency high scale systems to service requests.

The ideal candidate has a strong technical background and solid people management skills. You will hire, manage and develop a highly-talented and experienced engineering team. As the leader, you will work closely with multiple engineering and business teams to continuously identify opportunities to enable and accelerate the execution of business initiatives. Strong judgment and communication skills, long term technical vision, and continuous focus on engineering and operational excellence are essential for the success in this role.

Your team will shape how customers shop on Alexa and Amazon.com. You will have broad impact and be able to look back and say you helped to shape the future of shopping.

Basic Qualifications

* A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
* 5+ years of experience managing software engineering teams
* 10+ years of software development experience in object-oriented design and coding in Java, C++ or related technologies
* Strong design, architecture, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

* A Master's Degree in Computer Science
* Experience with map/reduce, machine learning, information retrieval and recommendation systems
* Experience leading high complex technical initiatives
* 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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