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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

Job ID 
567413
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/10/2017
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Are you passionate about automation and artificial intelligence through the use of Machine Learning and Computer Vision? We have a team that is making revolutionary leaps forward in this space but they are in need of a Software Development Manager. On this team you will build systems to analyze text, images, and audio. Come join us as we revolutionize the book industry and deliver an amazing experience to our Kindle authors and readers.

Kindle Direct Publishing has empowered a new wave of self-motivated creators, tearing down barriers that once blocked writers from reaching readers. Our team builds rich applications and systems that empower anyone to realize their dream of becoming a published author. We strive to provide an experience that is powerful, yet simple to use and accessible to all. We focus on building tools that enable authors to design high quality digital and print books, reaching readers all around the world. This role will help ensure we maintain the trust of both our Authors and Readers by ensuring all books published to Amazon meet our standards.

Great candidates for this position possess a sound understanding of computer science and a passion to make a profound impact for our authors and readers. You will have the opportunity to apply this passion by leveraging your technical & managerial skills in areas such as algorithms, distributed systems, machine learning and more. You also have the opportunity to collaborate with diverse business and technical partners to shape our technology. You will be the voice of authors and readers, driving technological innovation to create an unparalleled content creation and discovery experience.

Come join us as we continue to revolutionize the book industry!


Basic Qualifications

- 8+ years of software engineering and product delivery experience
- Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as C++, C#, or Java
- Background in algorithms and high performance distributed systems
- Experience in management

Preferred Qualifications

Interest and/or experience in one or more of the following:
- Automation/Machine Learning
- Building Truth Sets
- Natural Language Processing (NLP)
- Deep Learning for text and images (CNN, RNN, GAN, Reinforcement Learning, etc.)
- Statistical Analysis (PCA, Regression, Bayesian Probability, etc)
- Amazon Web Services, S3, DynamoDB, AWS Lambda (Serverless Computing)
- Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Rekognition
- Distributed Systems