Are you interested in inventing the future of how users interact with digital assistants? Do you have a high bar for customer experience and engineering excellence? The Alexa Personality team is seeking a Senior Software Development Manager to build and lead a new technical team focused on new products and experiences.
We are seeking a seasoned leader with experience recruiting, building and developing high-performing teams. In this role, you will shape the long-term technical vision and instill operational excellence from design through execution and operation. The ideal candidate possesses superior analytical abilities, product judgment and excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. He or she is customer-minded and passionate about delivering world-class features to users.
Specific Responsibilities include the following:
* Build a technical team that owns development, quality and technical project management. * Lead your team in exploring and defining the technical design for a brand new and novel customer experience. * Manage the day-to-day activities of the team within an Agile/Scrum environment as you build. * Launch and iterate across multiple devices and countries, starting with rapid experimentation and iteration * Own and continuously reduce operational load * Manage departmental resources, staffing and mentoring * Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management
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