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Software Development Manager, Connections

Identifiant du poste: 2587978 | Amazon Development Centre Canada ULC


Amazon Connections is an innovative program that gives Amazonians globally an effective way to give feedback on the workplace and help shape the future of the company. Connections asks employees quick questions every day and uses that real-time information to learn from their experiences, introduce targeted content to teams around the world, and measure specific outcomes. Our goal is to strengthen Amazon’s workplace culture and help develop leaders who earn trust, remove barriers to excellence, and make Amazon an inspiring place to work.

As a Software Development Manager in Connections you will have technical ownership of the development of critical parts of the product. You'll lead a talented team of engineers to create innovative technology that changes the face of organizational management. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery.

You will drive architectural and design choices, invent new features, develop distributed services, and build a scalable, service-oriented platform for our people. We have a team culture that encourages innovation and we expect developers and management alike to take a high level of ownership for the product vision, technical architecture, and project delivery. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing customer-facing experiences along with strong technical ability and excellent project management skills.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead an engineering team that will build, operate and maintain software in order to meet business needs
• Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
• Hire, coach, and mentor individuals
• Work closely with engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
• Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management
• Help develop long-term development and business technology strategies
• Partner with Product to deliver the right thing for our customers

The Connections Software team combines the culture of a startup, the innovation and creativity of an R&D Lab, and technical challenges at the scale of Amazon.
We offer opportunities for builders to build and make history!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Toronto, ON, CAN


- 3+ years of engineering team management experience
- 7+ years of working directly within engineering teams experience
- 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- 8+ years of leading the definition and development of multi tier web services experience
- Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations
- Experience partnering with product or program management teams


- Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
- Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.