Software Development Manager

Amazon.com, Inc. Shoreline, WA

Are you interested in building version 1.0 of a new product? Are you passionate about creating first class online and mobile shopping experiences?

Amazon Prime Now team is seeking talented software development manager to lead the development of a new strategic product to grow our business.

This is an early stage initiative with a fast paced, highly collaborative start up like environment inside Amazon. To be successful you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial. You are a true owner - you are passionate about the business and drive relentlessly to optimize and improve our business processes, remove bottlenecks and friction, and allow the business to move at a fast pace. You collaborate with UX designers, product managers, technical program managers, and partner teams. You are comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and willing to develop quick proof of concepts, iterate and improve. You create extendable design and easy to maintain solutions with the long term vision in mind.

An ideal candidate will operate at all levels, diving deep into the details while providing strategic inputs for the product. You will build a team of engineering talent. You communicate effectively with multiple development, quality assurance, product management, and marketing teams.

We have a very flat team structure, and offer an unique opportunity for technical leaders who want to work closely with the business in defining, designing, building and operating products that are in the early stage of fast expansion.

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline

* 3+ years of experience in managing software development teams

* 5+ years experience in building successful production software systems

Preferred Qualifications

* Success delivering products/services in a high-growth environment, exhibiting strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous customer-focused problems

* Knowledge of best practices for software construction, planning, operations, and management

* Strong track record of building productive and successful software development teams and developing talent

* Ability to take raw product requirements and create software architectures and designs to bring them to life.

* High attention to detail with proven ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

* Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Program Management, Quality Assurance, and Senior Leadership

* Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and opinions

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer - F/M/V/D

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