Software Development Manager Amazon Prime
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, ULC
Vancouver, BC, CA
4h ago
source : PostJobFree

GET READY TO DO SOMETHING BIG!"Over 100 million paid members in 17 countries around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon.

  • In the U.S. that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Prime Reading, Amazon Photos, Twitch Prime;
  • early access to select Lightning Deals, one free pre-released book a month with Amazon First Reads, and more. Prime members can also get deep discounts on select popular products at Whole Foods Market plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items.

    Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than 8,000 cities and towns, two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more than 30 major cities and unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 100 million items".

    YOU AT PRIME, DRIVING HIGH VELOCITY EVENTSAmazon is seeking an experienced Software Development Manager to join the High Velocity Events Team.

    You will be responsible for leading a team of 5-8 software engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of Tier-1 software services and customer facing applications that support multiple events at Amazon.

    You will own the customer experience and hosting fleet for large customer facing events including Prime Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday.

    Your team needs to build software that can scale to peak traffic, serve billions of impressions and help customers discover deals and discounts.

    The software also needs to be fault tolerant, highly scalable and adaptable to serve needs across events and WW locations.

    We hire innovative engineers who enjoy working on innovative and customer obsessive UX, massively large scale and distributed, intelligent and complex systems.

    We need experienced managers that can deal with complex requirements, manage and mentor top tier developers, and deliver results.

    You will have an established background in managing very large-scale, high-throughput systems; have a strong technical background, excellent project and people management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve the right results in a fast-paced environment.

    You are comfortable working with business partners, and define the right technical solutions to achieve our business goals.

    You are passionate about simple and elegant software solutions, customer-centric products, and utilize agile software development processes.

    You are a results-oriented, customer-focused software development manager who gets excited about solving classes of problems and turns use case requirements into simple and easy tasks built upon your platform.

    You will work with senior management, engineering principals, other software engineering teams and managers, industry experts, product managers, and category leaders to help define the business requirements to delight and excite Prime Members.

  • Key Responsibilities : - Own end-to-end software solutions for the Events Program.- Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile / Scrum environment.
  • Management of resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best of class engineering team.- Identity, define and work with business partners to drive the long-term product strategy as well as short term deliverables.
  • Maintain a robust and clearly defined product backlog, mapping the path to achieve our goals.Basic Qualifications- BA / BS in Computer Science- Strong technical credentials, with at least 5 years of managing a development team.
  • At least 5 years of experience with OOD, Java, Unix / Linux, Perl, C++, Web services and Service Oriented Architectures.
  • Experience in managing development of UI and backend services across multiple platforms.- Experience in working on large scale systems.
  • A strong desire to mentor and develop individual contributors.- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Preferred Qualifications- 7+ years of relevant hands-on technical management experience of software developers, as well as a record of individual technical achievement.

  • Prior experience building and managing High Traffic website pages.- Prior experience managing large scale transactional and highly distributed systems.
  • Capable of technical deep-drive into source code, data storage, networking, as well as business problems.- Experience to work across stakeholders in product, tech- 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.*LI-ZR1 prmdex
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