The Amazon Kindle and Devices team is looking for an experienced software development leader to lead software development in support of our device manufacturing business. As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in the design, development, test, and deployment of our software and services. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing complex systems, a strong technical background, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.
As the leader of this team you will be responsible for the overall development life cycle and people management of your team. Those duties include:
- Mentoring and developing your team of engineers.
- Developing the long-term strategy for your programs and translating that into an achievable road map/action plan Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments.
- Managing the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
- Working closely with software engineers, technical program managers, business stakeholders, and other managers to architect and develop the best technical designs and approaches