• Software Development Manager - Last Mile Delivery

    Company/Location (search) US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 6:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Logistics
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Flex (flex.amazon.com) is the solution that collaborates with third-party delivery partners and crowd-sourcing to complete all of Amazon logistics deliveries. Our Amazon Flex application works in concert with our advanced logistics systems and technology. These technologies allow delivery partners to on-board deliver partners, schedule delivery times in advance or on demand, and be guided through their deliveries with in-app mapping, navigation, and more. Our ability to engage with, support and provide a world-class experience to both customers and our delivery providers has become more critical as we continue to expand the number of active delivery providers.

    This role will lead the engineering effort of building the Amazon Flex solutions. You will be expected to build and own multiple mobile software engineering and services teams working on cutting edge technology. You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, architecture, and implementation of a cutting edge mobile product that will be used every day by Amazon delivery associates to deliver packages to the customers.

    A successful candidate will have an established background of building highly scalable and mission critical services, native mobile apps, scalable SDK solutions, APIs, with extensive technical knowledge of development techniques and latest practices for services and mobile apps. You are a leader of leaders with progressive technical experience, a demonstrated progression of management scope, and a passion for managing engineering talent in a fast-paced environment. You have kept your coding skills sharp, and possess exceptional project management and communication skills. You will draw from your deep and broad technical expertise to hire and mentor engineers, complete hands-on technical work and provide leadership on complex technical issues. You will manage and be responsible for delivering some of our most strategic technical projects.

    As a Sr. Software Development Manager, you will be part of the larger technical leadership community at Amazon. This community forms the backbone of the company, plays a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives to develop business targets and resource requirements, influences our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire talented team of engineers and ultimately enables us to deliver innovative new solutions rapidly.

    We are looking for entrepreneurial, innovative individuals who thrive on solving tough problems. You will be joining a select group of a people making history producing one of the most critical products at Amazon!

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field

    • Established skill designing and developing simple solutions to complex, interactive customer experiences

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

    • A track record of effective communication with diverse executive team and non-technical leaders

    • Computer Science fundamentals and technical architecture and design skills

    • 5+ years of experience managing engineers

    • 5+ years of experience driving new feature prioritization, development, and delivery

    • 5+ years of experience building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems as well as mobile application application and SDK development (iOS, Android).

    • 3+ years of experience writing and defending business plans/justifications

    • Must be a self-starter and motivated

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

    • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects for mobile environment.

    • Experience operating large scale systems

    • Experience with full-native, hybrid, and pure-web mobile app development

    • Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills

    • Experience establishing and evolving engineering development processes

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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