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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

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US-CA-San Jose
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A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Job Description

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 7+ years of relevant engineering experience

  • 3+ years people management experience or relevant leadership experience

  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of software engineering, including coding, architecture, algorithms, and data structures

  • Experience with managing the day-to-day activities of an engineering team using Agile/Scrum processes


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Experience taking complex projects from initial concept through final launch.

  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests and recommend alternative technical and business approaches

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working with supply chain and/or manufacturing operations systems

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, Inc. group of companies is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation