Software Development Manager

Job Description
The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers customer-obsessed consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle, Kindle Fire Tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

As a Software Development Manager - Wifi, you will provide leadership and management for a development team to innovate and deliver high-performance, low-power, stable connectivity platform for world class consumer products. This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence and in-depth technical knowledge of networking and wireless connectivity, as well as demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment. In this role, you will:

  • Manage a team of engineers to design, develop and enhance Wifi software for Amazon's consumer products;
  • Drive a cross-functional teams to optimize of Wifi performance and power consumption for connectivity platforms;
  • Translate business requirements into technical specification and engage with vendors to deliver top-of-the-class connectivity system solutions;
  • Manage departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-in-class engineering team;
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management;
  • Deal with critical customer issues and escalations

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Proven track record to design and deliver complex embedded systems
  • Deep understanding of IEEE802.11/Wifi protocols and system designs;
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP internals and common network protocols such as DHCP, DNS, HTTP, and etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Android and Linux development on kernel, device drivers, and frameworks
  • Hands-on experience with developing, optimizing and maintaining embedded systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have prior experience with Wifi solutions from one or more major Wifi chipset vendors
  • Experience with Bluetooth protocols and Wifi/Bluetooth Coexistence
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

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


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