Software Development Manager

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Blink by Amazon is looking for an Embedded Software Development Manager to join our teams in Malvern, PA and North Reading, MA. Blink develops mobile applications, cloud software, and consumer IoT devices based on proprietary chips. Very few places deliver such a wide breadth of technology at scale so it will take a software manager with a strong foundation in embedded systems, a track record of developing talent, and a burning desire to dig into unfamiliar areas, to excel in this position. If you’re looking for a challenge, we want to hear from you.

· Manage a growing team of embedded software development and test engineers.
· Work closely with other engineering and program managers to define and resource projects such that milestones are consistently hit on time.
· Work closely with product and quality teams to deliver new Blink devices that customers love.
· Remain hands-on, driving architectural simplicity, process improvements, and going on occasional coding blitzes.
· Actively participate with other Blink leaders to define product and technology roadmaps.

Basic Qualifications

· 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
· 7+ years management of embedded software development engineers
· 10+ years embedded systems programming in C/C++ on 8-32b low cost CPUs.
· 5+ years system architecture and design
· 3+ years delivering products in consumer space
· Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering, or computer science

Preferred Qualifications

· Technical expertise in low-power, CPU architecture, video, audio, networking, RF communications, and/or security.
· Experience writing software at all levels – assembly, bare metal, RTOS, embedded Linux, drivers, application, scripting (python preferred).
· Strategic thinker comfortable with business, finance, and legal fundamentals.
· Evaluated, negotiated, and integrated new technologies.
· Actively participated in industry standards organizations.
· Experience with Agile development and associated tools
· Understands open source licensing.
· Clear, concise, and calm communication skills
· Master’s degree in electrical or computer engineering, or computer science

About Blink

Blink was the result of one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns ever and is now part of Amazon Devices, the consumer electronics division that brings you the Kindle, Fire Tablets, Fire TV, and Echo. Our mission is to provide peace of mind for home owners while they are way from home using our wire-free, battery-operated smart home security cameras.

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