Software Development Manager

1 month agoVancouver, Canada


At Amazon Recruiting Engine (RE), we are customer obsessed and think big. As part of the Amazon HR organization, we directly influence the future growth of Amazon. To achieve this goal we are seeking for a passionate software development manager (SDM).
As an SDM, you like to take technical ownership of the development of a new critical part of our hiring systems by leading a talented and nimble team of engineers. You will lead six to twelve individuals to build new functionalities, improve processes and quality of services, create your own team mandate and long-term plan, execute on your projects, and drive them across different teams. We looking for you if you can prioritize well, communicate clearly and is proud of the technical solutions you deliver. This position is right for you if you are passionate about solving the toughest software challenges on behalf of our customers and users. To be successful on this journey, you love having high standards for yourself and everyone you work with and always look for opportunities to make our services better. You are deeply customer focused: understand multiple customers' challenges and you are constantly looking for ways to pursue them. You have excellent communication skills, and enjoy working in an exciting, creative, passionate and collaborative team environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related disciplines and/or equivalent training and relevant work experience
• 5+ years of hands-on software development management experience (people manager)
• Deep understanding in designing, developing, and operating software at scale (object oriented design and service oriented architecture (SOA))
• Knowledge of Unix/Linux, and programming language like C++, Java or Ruby
• Able to meet customer expectations by meeting deadlines, prioritize engineering decisions, focus on details and enjoy autonomy an always changing and evolving environment
• Shown to meet deadlines, prioritize work, maintain attention to detail and work independently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English


• Enjoy presenting complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
• Have fun looking after multiple priorities in an ever-changing environment
• Uncommon 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 daring time lines with optimal solutions

Job ID: Amazon-1253868