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Software Development Manager - Algorithms, Big Data, Machine Learning

Software Development Manager - Algorithms, Big Data, Machine Learning

Job ID 
525491
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/8/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Interested in leading a new and exciting team to experiment, develop and apply cutting edge learning algorithms using information extraction, machine learning, and natural language processing techniques to construct Amazon product details?

Amazon is looking for an entrepreneurial leader to head up a newly formed area in the Amazon Catalog space with a unique blend of systems, algorithm development and data sciences. The algorithms and systems this leader owns will determine the product details shown on every single detail page (title, bullet points, product description etc.). This is an opportunity to have huge impact as this platform is used by third-party sellers, Digital business, Amazon Retail and is core to Amazon’s e-commerce business.

As the single threaded leader for the area, you will create the vision, lead a team of highly talented engineers to realize that vision and drive engineering best practices. You will be play a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives to develop business targets and resource requirements, influences our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire talented team of engineers and ultimately enables us to deliver innovative new solutions rapidly. Successful candidates are strong leaders who can establish good working relationships with stakeholders, make data driven prioritization decisions, communicate clearly and have a track record of leading teams delivering and managing software systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 15+ years of software development experience.
  • 5+ years of people management experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise.
  • Track record of shipping software on time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong business and technical vision.
  • Experience solving significant customer problems with Machine Learning and/or Natural Language Processing algorithms.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in fast paced environment.
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