Amazon

Software Development Manager

2 months agoSunnyvale, CA

DESCRIPTION

Would you like to work on one of the world's largest transactional distributed systems? How about working with customers and peers from the entire range of Amazon's business on cool new features? Whether you're passionate about building highly scalable and reliable systems or one who likes to solve complex business problems through team, Tax Services is the place for you.
Amazon's eCommerce Services group is looking for a passionate, results-oriented inventive Software Development Manager. As the development manager, you'll lead a talented and nimble team of engineers. Responsibilities include direct management of engineers, process and quality of service improvements, strategic planning, project management for software within the team, and management of resources across teams. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall systems development life cycle
Develop the long-term strategy for your programs and translate that into an achievable road map/action plan
Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for
Amazon leaders:
Exhibits excellent judgment
Hires and develops great people
Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
Strong results Orientation
Thinks big

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 10+ years of professional software development experience
• 5+ years of management experience of running software development teams.
• 10+ years of experience running large scale systems and contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Experience in building teams ground up
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
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