The Alexa Connected Devices team builds device application APIs in the cloud for Alexa. Our device application APIs provide internal and third-party application developers building voice experiences, mobile applications, and multimodal devices with an API surface to discover, manage, control, or query any device connected to Amazon.
We're seeking a Software Development Manager to lead the development of highly-visible core systems to support all device application APIs. These systems are the underlying foundation to upcoming and future innovation.
Some info about this opportunity and our team:
* The changes we make directly impact the customer experience usage of all Alexa connected devices. * This is a highly visible role, operating with many technical leaders and product managers across Alexa - with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, including senior leadership. * You will drive project execution, recruit, hire, and develop the industry's top engineering talent. * This is a great position for someone who likes backend development, Amazon Web Services, and Service-Oriented Architecture. * We're looking for candidates that have acted as a technical leader and built high-performance, scalable and robust systems in a complex, multi-tiered, distributed environment.
The Software Development Manager will:
* Own development of their product end-to-end * Provide technical direction within your team * Establish and execute short and long-term architectural roadmaps for the business * Continue to innovate on the framework to support delivery programs worldwide * Manage a development team focused on creating the complex back-end infrastructure * Drive continual improvements to the efficiency and flexibility of the business platform while keeping an extremely high bar for customer trust, performance, and availability.
The ideal candidate has a track record of launching projects with Java/C#, C++, Perl, and distributed computing technologies on a Linux platform.
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