Software Development Manager at Amazon

Software Development Manager Details

Nov. 1, 2018, 7:08 a.m.
Software Development
Seattle, Washington
Software Development Manager
Amazon is looking for a Software Development Manager to lead and grow a technical team for a new initiative within Alexa search. Alexa search is part of our ongoing Alexa Information efforts focused on reinventing information extraction and retrieval for a voice-forward, multi-modal future. As a Manager of Software Development, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of innovative solutions within a smart and passionate multi-disciplinary team. As successful candidate, you will have an established a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. This is a distinctive opportunity to hire and build your team to bring a new service to market. What you will do · Be very hands-on: work closely with engineers to design and build scalable technical solutions, manage the day-to-day development activities, participate in design

· Bachelor's degree in CS or related field · 5+ years leading engineering teams (e.g. hiring, mentoring, managing performance, providing technical leadership and design guidance) · Experience with distributed cloud applications and NoSQL databases · Experience using search technologies (e.g. ElasticSearch) · Experience working in a UNIX environment· Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science or related field · 10+ years of relevant software development and engineering management experience · Experience related to Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Information Retrieval (IR) or Machine Learning
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