• Software Development Manager - FireOS Tools

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/9/2018 3:27 PM)
    Job ID
    662771
    Company
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
  • 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 and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

    As a Software Development Manager, you will provide leadership and management for a development team to innovate and deliver organization wide tools, processes, and architecture to support device teams all over the world. This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence and in-depth technical knowledge of DevOps roles, infrastructure tools, and data analytics, as well as demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, refactoring, and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment. In this role, you will:

    · Manage a team of engineers to design, develop and enhance the lab and infrastructure tool chains.
    · Champion operational excellence and automation of processes across the organization.
    · Drive a cross-functional teams to provide data analysis tools and dashboards for numerous teams across Amazon.
    · Translate organization and tool use cases and needs into technical requirements and product enhancements.
    · Refactor and innovate on existing tools and processes to provide a unified scalable tool chain.
    · Manage departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-in-class engineering team;
    · Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management;
    · Deal with critical customer issues and escalations

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
    • 7+ years of software development experience with 3+ years of people management experience
    • Experience in data driven and metrics driven release processes
    • Experience working with remote teams and vendors
    • Understanding of mobile OS implementation and development
    • Knowledge of Python, cloud architecture, and scalable systems
    • Hands-on experience with Android or Linux
    • Hands-on experience managing multi-team initiatives and deliverables

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Django or Flask frameworks
    • Experience with Elastic Search and Kibana
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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