Software Developement Manager

3+ months agoAustin, TX


Are you passionate about working on disruptive ideas and building innovative solutions? Are you drawn to take on the hardest problems, navigate ambiguity, and battle skepticism? Then this is the role for you.

CETech is looking for an experienced Software Development Manager to lead the charter of making Amazon most preferred destination for Consumer Electronic Products. You will help build revolutionary shopping experience enabling customers to find the "best" CE product without needing to understand all technical jargons like "OLED/GPU/HDMI".

As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for hiring and leading a team of talented engineers and establishing a culture that successfully delivers on design, development, testing, and the operations of systems your team owns. You will work directly with top notch product management, design, & Applied Scientist team and the broader Amazon tech community to build software solutions to enhance the shopping experience across all surfaces, including desktop, mobile devices.

This role is perfect for a leader to innovate and go beyond what we are doing today, identify and define the next team opportunity, and concrete practical steps to pursue that.
You should have an established track record of growing performing teams, launching customer-facing experiences, deep technical ability, and excellent project management, communication skills, and ability to establish teams that collaborate across regions and functions.

Who are we?
The CE organization's mission is to make Amazon the preferred destination for customers to discover and acquire all of their CE product and service needs. We accomplish this by developing a deep understanding of our customers (consumers and businesses), our suppliers, and our organization. CE is where we nurture an inclusive and welcoming environment to grow and develop business and technical leaders with strong general management, operator and technical skill sets.

Key Responsibilities:
• Hiring, developing, and mentoring engineers, and managing the day-to-day activities of the engineering team in an Agile/Scrum environment.
• Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach.
• Owning the strategic planning and project management for long-term engineering projects, creating value for our customers.
• Communicating effectively with senior management as well as with colleagues from software engineering teams, and other technical and business teams


• 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
• Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
• 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
• 7+ years of Managing Engineering team experience
• 12 years of software development experience
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
• Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development
• Highly motivated self-starter with bias for innovative thinking
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excellent business judgement


• Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, or related technical field
• Ability to rapidly prototype and evaluate applications and interaction methodologies
• Experience in building complex, real-time software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Strong project management experience desired for working on cross-functional projects
• Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong architectural and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects with evolving requirements
• Excellent written and verbal technical communication with an ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audience.

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

Job ID: Amazon-1477794