Sr. Manager, Software Development

Job ID: 950034 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Are you seeking a startup like environment where you can influence the vision, define a plan of execution, and help deliver the next generation of software systems that will support Amazon's fulfillment needs? Do greenfield projects challenge you?


Amazon Fulfillment Technologies (AFT) powers the physical engine at the heart of Amazon. AFT builds and operates software, hardware, and processes that run the global network of fulfillment centers that move many millions of units of inventory, employ tens of thousands of people, and ensure that customers get what they want when we promised we would get it to them. We do this by building automated solutions to handle things that technology does well, while relying on people to handle things that humans do well.


We use innovative technologies to simplify the process by taking advantage of materials handling automation, machine vision, robotics, and machine learning. Our highly scalable distributed systems are designed to handle billions of transactions a year. We are seeking an innovative, intellectually curious, results-oriented technology leader who will be responsible for driving our product roadmap, software development and operations of our systems.

We are looking for a leader to build a high performing organization of numerous Leaders/Sr. Managers leading multiple teams, hire leaders and lead the technical direction of mission critical applications for millions of customers. As a leader of this organization, you will have the end-to-end ownership of the product(s), including the front-end application(s) as well as the backend services supporting the application. You will regularly interact with executive leadership and work with business teams to define product strategy, develop the product development roadmap, technology architecture and execution. As a leader of leaders, you’ll need to build, manage, and mentor multiple engineering teams towards achieving a focused mission. You’ll work in a fast paced environment and will be required to lead not only at the strategic level, but also tactically day-to-day by diving deep into business and technical domains.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Basic Qualifications

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· Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline with 5+ years of experience; or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with 8+ yrs equivalent work experience.
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· 3+ years of experience leading multiple software development teams through multiple product/platform releases.
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· 4+ years of experience making significant individual contribution to real-world software development.
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· Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences. ·
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· Track record of developing engineers through various career stages and building high-performance teams.
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· Experience developing software development managers/technical leads
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· Experience in managing multiple charters, multiple teams and being a leader of leaders


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Preferred Qualifications
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· Experience building complex, high-performance, and highly-available distributed software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
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· Experience delivering software services and systems where the primary customer is other software developers.
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· Demonstrated leadership in cross-functional, highly collaborative environment.
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· Demonstrated focus on continuous improvement of systems, software and processes through data analysis and metrics.
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· Demonstrated proficiency with an object-oriented programming language; strong object-oriented design and algorithmic analysis background

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