1+ months

Sr. Manager, Software Development

New York, NY 10007


Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are at the forefront of that explosive growth. We deliver services and applications to accelerate Amazon advertising expansion world wide and eliminate localization, operational, and marketplace knowledge gap barrier for Amazon's global advertisers. Our services are used to deliver localized ad impressions world wide utilizing the cutting-edge machine learning technologies and we invent and evolve our architectures with AWS to manage the scale of our growth. As the product owners, we are also breaking fresh ground to create world-class APIs and applications to drive up demand and accelerate brand building on Amazon. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and agile bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

As a Sr. SDM, you will be 100% focused on implementing major change throughout a complex low-latency, high throughput advertising ecosystem. You will be the single-threaded owner of several developer and advertiser-facing systems. Your team will consist of senior engineering talent solving some of the most challenging and enticing problems at Amazon.

About you:
You want to work on projects where you are implementing solutions to problems that require creative solutions and deep understanding of the problem space. You challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with better and often disruptive solutions. You know how to work cross-functionally to create alignment and deliver results. You're a thought leader, but you don't just know how to solve the problem, you prove it by going and building the solution. You want to create value and impact the direction of entire industries. This role requires a deeply technical person that can work at this scale but also interface with business teams and ensure our services meets the needs of our customers.


· 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
· 5+ years of experience, managing engineers and managers
· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· Online distributed systems and platform infrastructure design and implementation
· Knowledge of CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, Object Oriented design
· Knowledge of full life-cycle software engineering practices including coding standards, testing, software configuration management, and operations
· Bachelor€™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline.


· Experience building platform/hosted API services
· Expertise working on large and deeply transformative projects
· Experience building large-scale web services backed by cloud services, such as AWS
· High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
· Experience driving multifaceted, cross functional initiatives
· Track record of software projects delivery
· Exceptional problem solving and communication skills
· Product development experience (including Java, XML, messaging protocols, and Web Services)
· Advanced CS or equivalent degree

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2020-08-12 Expires: 2020-11-11

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