• Software Development Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/31/2018 4:00 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Over 100 million paid members in 17 countries around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon. In the U.S. that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Prime Reading, Amazon Photos, Twitch Prime; early access to select Lightning Deals, one free pre-released book a month with Amazon First Reads, and more. Prime members can also get deep discounts on select popular products at Whole Foods Market plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than 8,000 cities and towns, two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more than 30 major cities and unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 100 million items.

    As a Software Development Manager for Prime Marketing Services team, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment a highly scaled multi-tenancy system. The distributed system you are building needs to scale for hundreds of millions requests per day. And the system drives millions of Prime membership yields every year. You have direct ownership over the design and architecture of new components aimed at improving the platform's extensibility, scalability, availability and latency.
    A successful candidate will have an established background in engineering management, 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 aligning with business; 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 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

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.)

    • Strong technical credentials, with at least 5 years experience managing software development teams, ideally with some hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience

    • A strong track record of project delivery for projects that involves many other teams.

    • 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

    Preferred Qualifications

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

    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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