With Alexa devices proliferating across homes, offices, cars and mobile, Alexa is going to play a significant role in helping customers capture their needs in the moment. The Alexa Shopping Team is enabling this vision by becoming the preferred way to capture and manage customer's grocery needs. By combining the ease of talking to Alexa with social shopping through sophisticated AI, we will transform how customers shop in stores and online. We will help customers anticipate and keep track of what they need, help them save time and get the best value during shopping. We will ensure they always get everything on their shopping list without forgetting anything.
We are seeking an experienced Sr. Software Development Manager to help make Alexa Shopping List every household's weekly grocery list and the quickest way for the whole family to capture needs for everyday essentials, update their list effortlessly in the moment, and easily shop in-store or online. If we succeed, we would have positively impacted a fundamental part of customers shopping journey, enabling them to save time and money in the process. In this role, you will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products that will be used every day by people you know. You will be responsible for leading teams of engineers in design, development, testing, and deployment of a range of products on voice and app capabilities.
What we are looking for: We are looking for a talented Sr. Software Development Manager with a strong technical background, customer obsession and solid people management skills to manage and develop a highly-talented and experienced engineering team. As we are a rapidly expanding team, you will also be required to have solid hiring and new hire development skills. Strong judgment and communication skills, long-term technical vision, and continuous focus on engineering and operational excellence are essential for the success in this role.
Given that this is an early-stage initiative, you will play an active role in translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverable's and build quick prototypes or proofs of concept in partnership with other technology leaders within the team. You should be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity that's higher than most projects and relish the idea of solving problems. You will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and you'll have the opportunity to work with multiple technical teams at Amazon. Along the way, we guarantee that you'll learn a lot, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of people.
Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.