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Senior Software Development Manager - Alexa Mobile

Seattle, Washington, United States

Imagine a world where Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is always with you on-the-go. Alexa Mobiles Growth Team is looking for a Software Development Manager who will help us bring that vision to life.
In this role, you and your team will be focused on delivering against a roadmap of opportunities that will grow customer engagement with the Alexa app.
Specifically, you will:
Manage a team of high caliber Software Engineers working on building world class, scalable distributed systems and mobile customer experiences.
Recruit, hire, mentor, and coach Software Development Engineers at different levels of experience.
Manage and execute against project plans and deliver commitments within a professional, high paced engineering environment.
Interface with our internal customers to understand requirements, set priorities and communicate direction and progress.
Own all operational metrics and support for your teams software.
Drive improvements in software engineering practices.
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical, highly innovative, and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.
Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
5+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
10+ years of relevant engineering experience
BS or MS in CS or related field; or equivalent work experience
8+ years of experience building production software systems
Experience managing a software development team.
6+ years of object-oriented software development experience with a focus building complex applications for mobile platforms
Experience developing cloud software services
Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces
Mastery of the tools of the trade including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, React Native) and open-source technologies.
An understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
Great communication skills and strong technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
Demonstrated ability to mentor software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
An established background in developing customer-facing experiences
Proven track record of building and leading strong and motivated engineering organizations
Strong technical ability
Excellent project management skills
A motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.
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

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