Software Development Manager

Short Description

We are looking for a senior engineering leader to solve complex, large scale problems in any of the following areas: machine learning, data mining, data retrieval, high performance ad serving, high performance transaction management, development of interactive crawler.

Job Description

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

We are looking for a senior engineering leader to solve complex, large scale problems in any of the following areas: machine learning, data mining, data retrieval, high performance ad serving, high performance transaction management, development of interactive crawler.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in hiring and managing a team of highly talented software developers working on both front end and backend services and advances distributed systems and/or transaction based systems. They will own and drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will manage and lead a team of software engineers to design and develop new features and systems that will be deployed globally. They will participate in the overall planning, execution, and success of a complex cross-functional team, work closely with product management, actively participate in recruitment of candidates for technical positions and mentor junior technical staff.

We are looking for a engineering leaders to solve complex, large scale problems in any of the following areas: machine learning, data mining, data retrieval, high performance transaction management, development of interactive crawler.

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 2+ years people management experience
  • Experience with OOD and object oriented languages
  • Prior experience with agile methodologies
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Qualifications 
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise
  • A passion for people management and mentorship.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Experience managing managers.
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Project management experience with cross functional geographically distributed teams

Software Development Manager
Mid-Senior-level Information Technology Full-time Engineering Data Mining
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company that was founded on July 5, 1994 by Jeff Bezos and is based in Seattle, Washington. The tech giant is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore and later diversified to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics notably, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS and PaaS). Amazon also sells certain low-end products like USB cables under its in-house brand AmazonBasics.