Software Development Manager

1 week agoSanta Monica, CA


Prime Video is changing the way millions of customers around the world watch movies and TV shows, with thousands of titles available on an unlimited basis through Prime Video, all on hundreds of devices, including Kindle Fire, Fire TV and Stick, iPads, smart phones, smart TVs and game consoles. This catalog includes award-winning Amazon Original titles produced by Amazon Studios. Our teams are committed to delivering highly compelling content via the highest quality customer experience across all devices and locales.
This is a unique role in which you will oversee Prime Video projects and interface with Amazon Studios teams. You will lead the development and deployment of Amazon Originals projects. This role is inherently cross-functional; you will work closely with internal partners, engineering, project management, and design to support Amazon Originals.
We are looking for an analytical, resourceful, customer-focused, team-oriented individual who will be able to demonstrate an ability to work with multiple internal engineering teams, has strong technical judgment, exceptional attention to detail, great communication skills, and a deep motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

• Manage and grow a team of software engineers, including their projects, performance, and career growth
• Own the development and deployment of multiple projects and tools
• Drive projects that span internal development and marketing teams as well as external partners
• Collaborate with peer engineering managers and engineers to architect and develop the best technical approach, delivering value quickly to customers
• Be a guardian of top notch customer experience, engage with other teams in the company, and helping identify existing components and technologies that can be leveraged to deliver on our goals


• 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
• 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
• Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field


• Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Deep hands-on technical expertise
• Strong business and technical vision
• 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
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
• 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
• Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
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, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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Client-provided location(s): Santa Monica, CA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1485368

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