The Amazon Device Services organization is hiring a Software Development Manager to lead a team that owns Skill Metrics and Analytics for the Alexa Skills Kit organization. This is an opportunity to influence one of the key customer experiences across all of Amazon Alexa, helping provide data solutions that allow engineers to innovate. The role will require you to build and own software on a variety of different technology stacks from backend web services to web applications to IoT platforms, and work closely with partners that integrate with the data and components the team owns.
As a Software Development Manager you enjoy taking on hard, ambiguous problems and breaking them down to their simple parts. You are creative, driven, and highly productive. You are a great team player who will naturally elevate the performance of the people around you. You have a track record of quickly ramping up on complex technical systems, demonstrating strong judgment, and identifying big picture opportunities for our customers. You have the ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and deliver results.
* · Responsible for the over-all systems development life cycle * · Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment * · Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team * · Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach * · Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management * If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.
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