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Senior Software Development Manager

Job ID: 1581794 | Services LLC


The Amazon Devices Software and Services team is looking for a senior software development manager to build a team which will create a new supply chain related service for Amazon Devices.

As a Sr Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in the design, development, test, and deployment of high-quality software and services. The successful candidate will have an established background in developing complex systems, a strong technical background, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.
As the leader of this team you will be responsible for the overall development life cycle and people management. Those duties include:

  • Mentoring and developing your team of engineers.
  • Understanding the long-term strategy for your programs and working with your program manager to translate that into an achievable road map/action plan.
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments.
  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Working closely with software engineers, technical program managers, business stakeholders, and other managers to architect and develop the best technical designs and approaches.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 7+ years of relevant engineering experience

  • 3+ years people management experience or relevant leadership experience

  • Understanding of all aspects of software engineering, including coding, architecture, algorithms, and data structures

  • Experience with managing the day-to-day activities of an engineering team using Agile/Scrum processes


  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Experience taking complex projects from initial concept through final launch.

  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests and recommend alternative technical and business approaches

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working with supply chain and/or manufacturing operations systems

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

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