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Software Development Manager - Robotics

Software Development Manager - Robotics

Job ID 
US-CA-East Palo Alto
Posted Date 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

“If you do not work on an important problem, it's unlikely you'll do important work.” – Richard Hamming

We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers experiences in ways we can’t even imagine yet. As a Manager, Software Development Engineer - Robotics, you will be working with a unique and gifted team developing exciting products for consumers and collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams, including Amazon Robotics.

We have important problems to solve. There are great, world-changing products that should exist, but do not, because the technology to enable them does not exist. Yet. That’s where you come in.

We're looking for outstanding leaders who combine superb people skills with a demonstrated ability to get complex systems up and running quickly and effectively. You will be working with a unique and gifted team of engineers and scientists engaged in a fast-paced mission to conceive and deliver new products. The team faces a challenging task of balancing cost, schedule, and performance requirements. You should be comfortable collaborating in a fast-paced, highly inventive and often uncertain environment, and contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating leadership, technical competence, and attention to detail.

Do you want to lead a team of high performers to deliver robust, production-quality code that solves complex real-world problems? Do you want to change the lives of Amazon customers? If you do, come you should join this team.

Come and invent the future with us.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • 7+ years of experience building successful production software systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership responsibility for delivery of a technically demanding product, in a team environment, from idea conception through launch
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch and SLA-driven operations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, or a similarly challenging field.
  • Android experience
  • Experience in communicating with customers, technical, regulatory, business teams, and management to collect requirements, describe product features, and technical designs.
  • Can take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life.
  • Proven success in building, motivating and retaining teams of star players
  • Deeply technical with a track record of successful delivery as an individual contributor and leader
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.