Software Development Manager

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The India Consumer Business (ICB) Technology team builds products and services that solve unique customer needs in Amazon’s fastest growing marketplace. We are a multi-billion dollar business with a huge potential to grow in a trillion dollar market.
Our team is looking for highly motivated individuals to help deliver the next great innovations to product search. This position is based in our Seattle office.

As a Software Dev Manager, you will be a technical leader with massive impact. You’ll build a diverse and global engineering team that own and build massive scale services that deliver new and innovative shopping experiences to customers worldwide. You’ll work on Amazon’s hardest problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs.The opportunity:
The Amazon India team located in Seattle is looking for a Software Dev Manager to define, organize and lead high-performing teams to deliver innovative shopping experiences customers in India and worldwide. With a solid technical leadership, you will lead the teams that will deliver kick-ass shopping experiences for customers in India and worldwide. You'll get to develop innovative full-stack solutions leveraging JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 on mobile browsers passionately driving web-standards compliant code on the client-side, to highly-available RESTful services, to back-end systems using the hottest techniques in ML/Big Data. You will lead your team in the design and implementation in an agile application development environment. You will be a natural collaborator working closely with UX Design, Product Management as well as other tech and product partner teams across Amazon. This is a rare opportunity at the right time to have a huge impact on how customers shop on Amazon.

Basic Qualifications

· Strong track record of engineering leadership for a distributed engineering team with a focus on employee development
· Experience leading teams of software engineers
· A strong voice in architectural decision making with an intuitive understanding of which tech fits which playbook
· 5+ years of experience in a software development role
· 1+ years people management experience in motivating and leading engineers in terms of day-to-day project management and performance management.
· Experience practicing contemporary software development methodologies: Agile, SCRUM, Kanban etc.
· Strong organizational and communication skills with experience of developing & instilling a culture of broad product ownership

Preferred Qualifications

· Masters/PhD degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience
· Proven results oriented person with a delivery focus
· Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
· Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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