Sr Manager, Software Dev, Amazon Fulfillment Technologies AUSTIN Services LLC Austin, TX

About the Job

Job summary
AFT powers the physical engine at the heart of Amazon. We build and operate software, hardware, and the processes that run the global network of fulfillment centers that move billions of units of inventory, employ thousands of people, and ensure that customers get what they want when promised. We do this by building automated solutions to handle things that technology does well, while relying on people to handle things that humans do well. We use innovative technologies to simplify the process by taking advantage of materials handling automation, sensors, computer vision, robotics, and machine learning. Our highly scalable distributed systems are designed to handle billions of transactions a year and run worldwide 24x7x365.

Safety is our top priority and we are on a mission to make Amazon Earth’s safest place to work! We are seeking an innovative, intellectually curious, results-oriented technology leader responsible to drive the vision, product roadmap and development of systems in this space, across multiple technical teams.

Key job responsibilities
The role requires you to be able to manage the overall software development lifecycle, which includes the following responsibilities:

* Manage multiple high performing teams, possibly even a remote team with global scope
* Manage overall software development life-cycle via your leaders
* Create, prioritize, communicate, manage, and execute roadmaps, project plans, and commitments
* Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management
* Work closely with Sr. Engineers and Team Leaders to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
* Foster culture of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics
* Hire, coach, and mentor individuals; build a strong cross-functional organization
* Interface with a diverse customer base to understand requirements, priorities, and processes
* Propose and implement new projects or recommend system improvements.
* Own all operational metrics and support
* Have the obsession to drive a better customer experience through everything that we do here at Amazon
* Bring innovative ideas to the table every day, in order to find better ways of accomplishing our customer objectives
* Set clear, measurable quality goals for an organization in a data-driven way


· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· 5+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
· 10+ years of relevant engineering experience


· Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
· Hands-on technical expertise in building web services and highly scalable applications
· Solid software development background with strong fundamentals in algorithms and data structures and complexity analysis
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full SDLC, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· 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

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