Senior Manager, Software Development

Job Description


For millions of customers worldwide, the Amazon name is synonymous with delivery and the Delivery Experience (DEX) team provides those customers with innovative ways to get what they want and need, enabling the choices they make on every order, every day. We combine customer impact with retail invention, solving huge technical challenges along the way.

DEX defines, builds, launches and manages customer-facing delivery programs and features across all of Amazon, including Prime 2-day shipping, Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery, One-Day Shipping, No Rush, Free Shipping over $25, and inventions yet to come. We own systems that power retail delivery (both customer-facing and back-end), leveraging company-wide technology solutions or designing them from the ground up. Together, DEX is changing how customers experience delivery from the speed, convenience, and selection features they see on the site every day, to launching Prime delivery benefits and other new programs to customers around the world.

Some info about this opportunity and our team:
Our mission is to provide consistent, accurate, and relevant delivery information to every single page on every Amazon-owned site, which means millions of customers will be impacted by your contributions.
The changes we make directly impact the customer experience on Amazon websites on numerous platforms (mobile/tablets, desktop, set top boxes, etc.).
This is a highly visible and very critical role, owning tier 1 services in the Amazon Checkout platform.
You will drive strategic planning and project execution, recruit, hire, and develop the industrys top engineering talent.
This is a great position for someone who likes backend development and Service-Oriented , but wants to see and measure their direct impact on customers.
Were 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 Senior Software Development Manager will:
Own development of their systems end-to-end
Provide technical direction
Establish and execute short and long-term architectural roadmaps for the business
Continue to innovate on the framework to support delivery programs worldwide
Manage multiple development teams focused on creating the complex back-end architecture
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++, and distributed computing technologies on a Linux platform as well as deep expertise in mobile application platforms.

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