Software Development Engineer

CA-BC-Vancouver
4 months ago
Job ID
547552
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Interested in Amazon Alexa (Echo/Dot/etc.) and the applications that drive it? Help us build the tool, websites, and applications that drive the creation of the skills by our customers, both external and internal!
As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of a range of products related to skill management, creation, testing, and deployment. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. You will be helping to hire and build your team and systems.
Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the over-all systems development life cycle

  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team

  • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach

  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Software development

  • Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications.

  • Technical Knowledge of full stack web development and system architecture

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.

  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C) and open-source technologies (Spring, Hibernate)

  • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

  • A track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders

  • Candidates must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated technical leadership.

  • Strong business and technical vision.

  • Exceptional customer support focus and skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related degree. Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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