Retail Business Services (RBS) supports Amazon?s Retail business growth WW through three core tasks. These are (a) Selection, where RBS sources, creates and enrich ASINs to drive GMS growth; (b) Defect Elimination: where RBS resolves inbound supply chain defects and develops root cause fixes to improve free cash flow and (c) supports operational process for WW Retail teams where there is an air gap in the tech stack. The tech team in RBS develops automation that leverages Machine/Deep Learning to scale execution of these high complex tasks that currently require human cognitive skills.
The ideal candidate is one who thrives on understanding the complexity of software systems, and brings a nuanced understanding of different aspects of automation technologies spanning distributed computing, machine learning, big data processing and natural language processing. The candidate should be able to generalize platforms and services that can be applied to a wide variety of use cases enabling reuse and hence enabling faster roll outs to support business. You will work with technical and non-technical users, including engineers, business owners, program managers and operations teams, to design and implement key initiatives for automating large scale processes that drive Amazon?s retail engine. You need to be able to plan and coordinate complex discussions between our team, our dependencies, and our clients. Your strong management skills will be utilized to help deliver critical projects that meet various business and inter-org requirements. You are willing and able to get deep into the technical details, are proactive in removing roadblocks, pave the way for innovation, and can handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
The successful candidate is an experienced software development leader who understands and sets a high bar for all parts of the software development and deployment lifecycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. You must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. You need to really enjoy working with their customers and peers, and help plan and deliver results that matter for the business.
Â· 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
Â· 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
Â· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
Â· A bachelor?s or Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field with 10+ years of experience in design and development of scaleable distributed systems
Â· Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and CS fundamentals
Â· Strong Design and Architecture skills
Â· Strong problem solving skills
Â· Excellent communication skills
Â· Passion to learn and apply Natural language processing and Machine Learning techniques to solve business problems
Â· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical discipline
Â· 10+ years??full-time experience in development
Â· At least 3 years of experience as engineering manager; handling people, process and product deliverables.
Â· Experience in leading and delivering complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
Â· Experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
Â· Willingness to dive deep, experiment rapidly and get things done.