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Software Development Manager - Amazon Pinpoint

Software Development Manager - Amazon Pinpoint

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Pinpoint is recruiting a Software Development Manager who will be responsible for leading an Irvine, CA based engineering team. Amazon Pinpoint is part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), and is a highly-scalable service designed to enable businesses to run targeted campaigns to drive user engagement in mobile apps. You will work with your customers and other technology leaders at Amazon to translate strategic business needs into features and projects, and then work with your team to deliver those features and projects more quickly than many other people may think is possible. Successful candidates will be equally adept at driving a design review for a new distributed system as well as delivering a talk in front of hundreds of technology peers at our yearly AWS conference, re:Invent.

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders:
- Exhibits excellent judgment
- Hires and develops great people
- Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
- Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
- Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
- Has passion, is able to think big, and inspires passion and innovation in others

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development management
  • 3+ years experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams working on multiple simultaneous projects.
  • 3+ years experience in managing large scale software development teams following Agile development processes.
  • Ability to think critically and actively contribute to the unit's strategic choices.
  • Advanced competency in object-oriented design, data structures, and complexity analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years experience leading the definition and development of multi-tier web services
  • 5+ years experience leading development of applications backed by AWS services
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • 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, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
  • Experience leading teams developing highly concurrent and reliable distributed systems
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.