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Amazon Software Development Manager 
United States, Washington, Bellevue 


As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of motivated engineers in design, development, test and launch of new features and products. You will own product and services related to capacity management. You will work with roles spanning engineering, science, analytics and product. A proven history of building and sustaining highly available services is critical. Responsibilities include direct management of software engineers, collaboration with business leaders, planning, and project management for software within the team. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. As a technical leader, you should be able to translate business needs into technology solutions that scale both technically and operationally.Key job responsibilities
High level responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:* Directly manage a group of software development engineer, hiring, promotion, performance assessments etc.
* Work closely with engineers to build large-scale, highly distributed systems solving complex problems for the Amazon supply chain business. Review both design specs and code and provide feedback to engineers to insist on highest standards in terms of system design and code quality.
* Partner with Product, Business and Peer Managers to identify new features that can bring substantial benefits for customers. Prioritize feature requests to maximize contributions to our goals while maintaining the right trade-off between addressing tactical needs versus investing in strategic solutions.
* Translate business requirements into engineering requirements to scope resource needs and manage multiple projects and dependencies effectively to deliver projects on schedule. Lead sprint planning, stand-ups, and retrospectives to assign work, monitor progress, and collect feedback.
* Drive operations excellence by analyzing ticket root causes, defects, and technical debt and creating projects to reduce both short-term and long-term operational load.Bellevue, WA, USA


- 2+ years of engineering team management experience
- 5+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- 5+ years of leading the definition and development of multi tier web services experience
- Experience partnering with product and program management teams
- Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations


- Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
- Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers