Amazon Music is looking for a passionate Sr. Software Development Manager to lead our Music Catalog team. The Amazon Music Catalog team is responsible for persisting, computing, reconciling and vending Music rights and metadata to other teams and services across Amazon. We process hundreds of millions of updates per day and our services serve hundreds of thousands of requests every second to all Amazon Music Customers. Our services are used in every aspect of the customer experience from search and discovery to playback and voice requests. We own critical platforms that makes access to the Amazon Music Catalog highly available and accessible.
The team's vision is to be the most comprehensive and authoritative source of information about music in the world. We build platforms and verticals that allow this vision to materialize. We use state of the art technologies and Machine Learning algorithms to enrich the catalog metadata in order to enable the magical experiences Amazon Music is known for on Alexa. It is still Day 1 for voice, and the catalog team is in the heart of making this experience better for customers.
We are looking for an experienced leader who is able to drive a bold vision and is able to grow and mentor a large team of managers and engineers. The ideal candidate will have grown from being a really good software engineer into a respected engineering leader, will have demonstrated experience leading large projects/initiatives that cross organizational boundaries, and will have a well-rounded technical background.
You will have a large level of autonomy and will work with Sr. engineering and product leadership to prioritize, execute and launch critical features that will impact the lives of millions of Amazon customers. Amazon leaders have relentlessly high standards, and always work backwards from our customers. You will get a chance to hire and develop world class engineering teams, collaborate with leaders in Music and core Amazon teams, and make high judgment decisions continuously. A strong focus on operational excellence and dealing with ambiguity will enable you to thrive in a highly dynamic and agile culture.
Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.
Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.
Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.
Come innovate with the Amazon Music team
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