Software Development Manager

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Amazon is hiring an experienced Software Development Manager to lead teams that architect, build, scale, and optimize the next generation of technology powering the Amazon delivery experience. This team and its software impacts millions of customers and a significant component of Amazon's bottom line.

As a Software Development Manager, you will:
• Lead design and development of highly extensible software systems to meet the rapid growth of Amazon's delivery business and capabilities.
• Lead the architectural direction working with multiple, different teams across the company
• Define the strategy and engineering roadmap for your team
• Hire and develop the industry's best talent to build a strong and well-balanced team
• Work across the organization to deliver the best in-class delivery experience for our customers while balancing critical business objectives
• Build the next generation systems for representing delivery choices to allow rapid innovation in the area of Delivery Experience
• Build software that easily extends to meet the high growth of Amazon's delivery business and capabilities
• Own and operate mission critical services that are highly reliable and extremely low latency


• 5+ years of experience managing software engineers (including hiring, performance evaluations, etc.)
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or related industry experience


• Strong software design skills and experience with architecting highly-scalable and low latency systems
• Strong foundation in Computer Science fundamentals, such as algorithms and data structures
• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Deep understanding of cross-functional multiple-team based software development
• Excellent communications skills
• Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
• Passion for solving complex and interesting problems
• Passion for driving simple, clean and efficient code
• Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Experience developing in at least one of Java, C# or C++
• Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy

• Experience in working backwards from the customer and delivering innovative, simple solutions

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

Job ID: Amazon-1457475