Amazon: Software Development Manager

Posted by | January 31, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Seattle, WA


Join one of the fastest growing businesses in Amazon. The Fulfillment by Amazon team is looking for a talented senior manager to lead the expansion of Amazon’s fulfillment business. The FBA program’s purpose is to build software to virtualize’s world class fulfillment and customer service capabilities. We are building highly available web services, reporting systems and merchant facing workflows.    This is an important project for Amazon, and is a chance to work on a small and innovative development team, and to participate in systems that span the entire company. 
Responsibilities include direct management of engineers, creation of functional specs, and project management for software within the team, process and quality of service improvements, strategic planning, and management of resources across teams. Successful candidates will be highly quantitative, passionate about customer experience, inventive and have a strong track record of delivery.
Job Qualifications
  • Experience with Software engineering (process, architecture, algorithms, data structures)
  • Experience with analytical skills with excellent problem solving
  • Experience with Business analysis, modeling, and management
  • Project management
  • Background with business management – monitoring, managing and evolving owned features, keeping on top of relevant developments in the industry
Required Experience
  • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline, Computer Science strongly preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of software development experience
  • Minimum 5 years of people management experience
  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience
  • Minimum 3 years of business management experience
  • Team leadership and development skills
  • Proven ability to convert qualitative judgments into quantitative systems.
  • A high degree of pragmatism being both a thinker and a do-er; we want to use technology to solve real-world problems expediently, not play architecture astronaut.

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