• Software Development Manager

    Company/Location (search) US-MA-BOSTON
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/6/2018 11:07 AM)
    Job ID
    709885
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon People Technology is migrating its core human capital management (HCM) software to Workday. In the process of this migration, we are building a new software ecosystem which allows us to integrate with upstream and downstream business critical systems such as recruiting and payroll. We are looking for an experienced software development manager that will manage engineers who would building integrations on this ecosystem and securely exchange Amazon’s workforce data with our internal systems and external vendors. Our ideal leader thrives in a rapidly changing environment, relishes finding and stretching system limits, enjoys the challenge of highly complex business contexts (that are typically being defined in real-time), and, above all else, is a passionate builder of talent and teams.

    You are willing to insist on the highest standards for quality, maintainability, performance, and user experience. You will define and evolve the teams’ methodologies for building software solutions at a fast pace with no user disruptions. You will own the goals and roadmap of our People Data systems to meet the needs of Amazon’s global workforce. You will demonstrate strong leadership as you control your own destiny in Amazon's ownership oriented culture.

    As a leader on this team, you will influence and drive architectural and design choices and develop world-class interfaces. Our team culture encourages innovation and we expect engineers and management alike to take a high level of ownership for the product vision, technical architecture and project delivery. We need a leader who can cut through the noise, passionately simplify, deliver results, and manage a diverse team.

    In this role, you will manage and develop and lead a world-class engineering team responsible for rethinking the assumptions behind how workforce management is done in a corporate setting. You will draw from your deep and broad technical expertise to hire and mentor engineers, and provide leadership on complex technical issues.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Strong business judgment and record of making the right decisions
    • Experience hiring and developing engineers
    • Experience simplifying both processes and technical implementations
    • Passion for insisting on high standards (to the point that most other people would think they are being unreasonable)
    • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
    • Experience delivering large, multi-year projects on time
    • Deep understanding of software engineering best practices
    • Ability to write clearly and concisely
    • Bachelor degree in a technical field or equivalent experience, MBA or advanced degree preferred

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience managing engineers across multiple locations
    • Track record of building and delivering critical, 24x7 production systems
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services
    • Deep understanding of enterprise systems and data integration
    • Deep understanding of agile project management methodologies
    • Experience writing production code
    • Experience with global technology implementation efforts
    • Experience with software quality assurance and performance testing


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