• Manager, Software Development

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 months ago(7/27/2018 10:24 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    For millions of customers worldwide, the Amazon name is synonymous with delivery and the Delivery Experience (DEX) team provides those customers with innovative ways to get what they want and need, enabling the choices they make on every order, every day. We combine customer impact with retail invention, solving huge technical challenges along the way. DEX defines, builds, launches and manages customer-facing delivery programs and features across all of Amazon, including Prime 2-day shipping, Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery, One-Day Shipping, No Rush, Free Shipping over $25, and inventions yet to come. We own systems that power retail delivery (both customer-facing and back-end), leveraging company-wide technology solutions or designing them from the ground up. Together, DEX is changing how customers experience delivery from the speed, convenience, and selection features they see on the site every day, to launching Prime delivery benefits and other new programs to customers around the world.
    Who are we? We are a diverse product and engineering team that owns the software stack that drives this highly innovative program. Our engineering team loves to solve big ambiguous, highly complex problems and likes to have fun doing it! We have built a relaxed culture that promotes a healthy work environment and great work-life balance. We believe this type of environment spurs creativity and innovation.
    We are seeking an innovative, results-oriented Manager of Software Development. You will provide both strategic and tactical oversight to build the features and functionality required to have the world's best online shopping and delivery experience. If you are excited by the opportunity to lead a high performing engineering team in a startup mode, this may be the right career move for you. We operate as a start-up within Amazon, providing great flexibility in product and technology direction.
    As a Software Development Manager, you will lead a team to engineer, scale, and optimize large scale distributed systems. You will collaborate with technical teams and business owners within fulfillment, website platform, and retail services to build solutions for our customers. In this role, you will build software solutions that impact core delivery-related functionality throughout our entire Amazon network and drive architectural improvements to improve the fundamental workings of our operations software systems.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline.
    • Software development background in object-oriented programming, distributed systems, Java, C++, Linux/UNIX, and SQL
    • 3+ years of experience managing software development teams with hands-on involvement in system architecture, design, and performance.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with employee development, performance management and delivering results.
    • Problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements, and effectively prioritize program deliverables.
    • Written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with senior leaders across a variety of groups throughout Amazon.
    • 7+ years of Technical Management experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of large, cross-functional software efforts
    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Math or related field
    • Experience in managing agile development teams in Scrum and/or Kanban
    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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