Senior Software Development Manager

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Amazon strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want low prices, vast selection, and convenience Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. We are looking for a Software Development Manager with expertise and passion to imagine, build and develop innovative products. This is a high growth space and a big opportunity that needs an entrepreneurial minded product creator. The ideal candidate will be curious, have attention to detail, be energized by challenging entrepreneurial environment, be comfortable thinking big while also diving deep.

If you are looking for an opportunity to lead strong development teams and build creative technology solutions that positively impact hundreds of millions of international customers, and relish large ownership and diverse technologies, join our team today!
As a Senior Software Development manager, you will identify, hire and build world-class teams of Software Engineers to define, drive and execute on this vision. You will initiate processes that allow these teams to collaborate with local as well as global teams with a high degree of efficiency. You will develop teams of highly motivated and talented individuals that can collaborate with Project Managers, Product Managers and Software Engineers across the company on this high impact initiative. You will design, build and own mobile-first features and programs that will delight our India customers.

· Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage complex projects with significant bottom line impact
· Work with product managers in developing a strategy and road map to provide compelling capabilities that helps them succeed in their business goals.
· Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
· Instill best practices for software development and documentation, assure designs meet requirements, and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.
· Project management – prioritization , planning of projects and features, Stakeholder management and tracking of external commitments
· Operational Excellence – monitoring & operation of production services
· Career management and development of direct reports
He/she should be able to operate in a very fast paced environment where time to hit market is super critical. They would need to also balance technical leadership with savvy business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices.


· 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
· 5+ years of experience, managing engineers and managers
· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· A Bachelor?™s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
· Software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development.
· Good analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
· Effective verbal and written communication skills.
· Hands-on technical expertise in mobile and web-technologies
· Software development experience in building web services and highly scalable applications


· 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
· 6+ years of people management experience, including managing managers and senior software engineers
· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· Master?™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
· Good understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time.
· Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches.
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Any previous experience in working with Big Data or leveraging machine learning in improving consumer experience is desirable.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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