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Sr. Manager, Software Development

Sr. Manager, Software Development

Job ID 
525477
Location 
US-CA-Cupertino
Posted Date 
8/1/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Fire phone, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

The Role:

The Senior Software development Manager will be part of the Computer Vision/ML software organization and will be responsible for leading product development of multiple technologies across mobile app, cloud, and device software for the novel family of products.The Senior Software Development Manager will provide technical leadership and management. This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence shipping consumer products. In addition, it will require demonstrated experience successfully planning, organizing and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment.
  1. The ideal candidate will be passionate developing quality, simple and elegant software solutions and focus on improving performance and reliability. The leader we are looking for will bring proven experience building, managing and mentoring engineering teams. We also expect you will thrive working in a highly technical, data driven, open and dynamic environment.

    In this role, you will:
    • Own the development products from the pre-concept to launch phases.
    • Participate to construct the long-term vision of our product the roadmap
    • Manage departmental resources, staffing and mentoring and enhance and maintain a best-in-class engineering team.
    • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
    • Instill best practices for software development and documentation, assure designs meet requirements and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules
    • Maintain and improve existing software
    • Prepare technical requirements and software design specifications
    • Report on status of development, quality, operations and system performance to management
    • Partner with the hardware, FireOS, connectivity, and services teams, AWS, QA, product managers, trials, project managers and other internal resources.
    • Own relationships with vendors and partners for related technology.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 10+ years of industry experience with embedded systems, preferably with Android
  • 7+ years of management experience
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience delivering products
  • 3+ years of development experience in RTOS or Linux Kernel embedded systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering
  • Excels at least on one domain: device, cloud services, or mobile app development
  • Linux or Android experience
  • Computer Vision and Machine Learning
  • Algorithm development experience
  • Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling and executing on committed schedules
  • Deeply technical with a track record of successful delivery as an individual contributor and leader
  • Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.