• Software Development Manager - Amazon Comprehend

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/21/2018 1:50 PM)
    Job ID
    681225
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Our vision at Amazon Comprehend (https://aws.amazon.com/comprehend) is to simplify Natural Language Processing (NLP), especially, text analysis. We do that by offering capabilities that helps customers find insights and relationships in text using highly available and scalable machine learning. We have just started and there is just so much to do. Are you interested in shaping the future of this field? Come and be part of the Amazon AWS Artificial Intelligence organization!

    To learn more what we have recently delivered and how customers are using Amazon Comprehend, please refer to various blogs here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/machine-learning/category/artificial-intelligence/amazon-comprehend/

    In this role you will join Amazon Comprehend which is trend setting in NLP and ML field. This is an area that requires solving the hardest engineering challenges in the intersection of machine learning and distributed systems at massive scale. As a tier zero AWS service our solutions have to be super solid, scalable, efficient, and extremely fault tolerant.

    In the larger scope of the role, you will be responsible for rethinking the assumptions behind how traditional services were built and thinking how to build services best suited for intelligent applications in the cloud. You will own the design, development, testing and deployment of these services. You will draw from a deep and broad technical expertise to mentor engineers, complete hands-on technical work and provide leadership on complex technical issues. You will manage and be responsible for delivering some of our most strategic technical projects, deliver large scalable systems, design new software systems at the cutting edge of distributed database technology and have a significant bottom-line impact on our business and competitive position.

    As an engineering leader in AWS, you will part of the larger technical leadership community that forms the backbone of the company, plays a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives, influences our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire talented team of engineers and ultimately enables us to deliver innovative new solutions rapidly.

    This position within AWS AI organization presents a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within a fast growing business and help shape the technology, product and the business. A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, strong business acumen and judgment, an ability to define visionary, ground breaking products, ability to hire and lead a team, desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
    • 10+ years of software development experience and 2+ years of experience managing engineering team(s)
    • 2+ years of distributed systems experience
    • 2+ years of machine learning experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters or PhD in Computer Science
    • 10+ years of relevant software development and engineering management experience
    • Experience with database systems will be a big plus
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