Software Developer Manager
Company: Amazoncom Services Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 8, 2018
Job Description Software Developer Manager Location: US-CA-Santa Barbara Job ID: ****** Company: : A2Z Development Center, Inc. Position Category: Software Development Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job Description Alexa is Amazon's groundbreaking virtual assistant designed for voice interactions. We believe voice is the most natural interface for interacting with technology across many domains. Our team is responsible for making Alexa smarter by developing knowledge graph technology to help Alexa understand our world. The role We are seeking a Software Development Manager to lead and grow a nascent technical team focused on enabling natural-language question answering for enterprises through Alexa. You will manage a team of engineers and product managers in designing, developing, testing, and deploying a range of services to accomplish this mission, spanning voice, desktop, mobile, and cloud platforms as well as back-end systems. This is a distinctive opportunity to bring a new service to market and lead a high-performing team committed to fundamentally changing the way employees and customers interact with data. What you will do - Be very hands-on: work closely with engineers to design and build scalable technical solutions, manage the day-to-day development activities, participate in design review, code review, and implementation - Equip the team with the necessary resources to execute on aggressive timelines - Manage staffing, program resources, and professional development - Help define the product roadmap and priorities, report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to senior management - Work across multiple teams to remove obstacles and external dependencies - Work with enterprise customers and prioritize features to fullfill their needs Basic Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in CS or related field - 5+ years leading engineering teams (e.g. hiring, mentoring, managing performance, providing technical leadership and design guidance) - Experience with large databases (billions of rows) - Experience working in SQL (MySQL) and NoSQL databases - Experience using search technologies (ElasticSearch) - Experience working in a UNIX environment - Experience scaling distributed cloud applications - Experience presenting technical information to executive audiences, peers, and non-technical stakeholders Preferred Qualifications - Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science or related field - 10+ years of relevant software development and engineering management experience - Experience hiring and building technical teams - Intimate knowledge of distributed systems concepts and AWS - Intimate knowledge of Alexa Skills/Alexa Skills Kit - Experience developing and launching enterprise software products - Experience developing and launching AWS Services - Experience in building SDKs and Developer Tools - Ability to achieve stretch goals in fast-paced, innovation-focused environment - Ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life, with a track record of delivering systems that are scalable, resilient, and inexpensive to own ********** is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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