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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Device Ad Products is a business initiative focused on monetizing Amazon owned and operated devices. To do this, we are building a premium advertising platform that is unlike any that exists today. This is a strategic initiative for the company, and we are growing quickly. Our group functions as a start-up within Amazon, and offers a creative, fast paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you’ll be at the center of Amazon innovation.

We are looking for an experienced Software Development Manager to lead a team of highly effective developers for our new Audio Ad Platform. This is a great opportunity for a results-oriented, entrepreneurial individual who knows how to motivate and further grow a strong team of engineers.

You will need to think creatively and strategically about the business, and work together with partner engineering teams, sales, and finance specialists to identify and execute on the most promising opportunities. You will continue to hire for and develop your team. You will be responsible for defining high level architecture and the strategic roadmap for the systems and components that your team owns. Your success will be measured by your ability to build feature sets that deliver a strong user experience for Kindle customers, attract and retain advertisers, generate positive feedback from those advertisers, and that unlock revenue opportunities. You will also roll up your sleeves as necessary to ensure projects stay on schedule and that end products meet our high quality bar.

Join us today, and become a leader of this highly motivated, cooperative and fun-loving team!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 10+ years experience developing software
  • 5+ years experience managing software development teams
  • Experience managing a team of high caliber Software Engineers developing complex, world class, scalable software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience forming teams and recruiting software engineers
  • Great written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity and / or background with the online advertising ecosystem & audio technologies
  • Experience building highly scalable systems in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills, excellent communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about new and emerging mobile and internet-based media and its technology
  • A proven track record of delivering initiatives from conception through completion on time, within budget and on or beyond scope
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.