• Software Development Manager

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/11/2018 11:03 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo.

    What will you help us create?


    The Software development Manager will be part of the Home Product software organization and will be responsible for leading one or more teams including BSP, Frameworks, or Audio for Home Products devices. The Home Products team builds the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, and related devices.

    As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for hiring and leading a team of framework and low level engineers to create software for devices in the Echo family. In this position you will partner with the hardware team, the Android team, the Connectivity team, product managers, project managers and other internal resources. You will also own relationships with vendors and partners for related technology.

    The Senior Software Development Manager will provide technical leadership and management for the Austin, TX teams. This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence, low level system background and and a good understanding of hardware. In addition, it will require demonstrated experience successfully planning, organizing and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about 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. In this role, you will:
    · 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
    · Manage departmental resources, staffing and mentoring and enhance and maintain a best-in-class engineering team.
    · Maintain and improve existing software
    · Prepare technical requirements and software design specifications
    · Report on status of development, quality, operations and system performance to management

    Basic Qualifications

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

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering
    • Linux or Android experience
    • Superior hw/sw design and architecture knowledge
    • 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
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge in one or more of the following areas –
    • Power Management for embedded devices.
    • Wireless experience with contemporary Wi-fi, Zigbee, and/or Bluetooth standards.
    • Graphics – UI Composition and Fluidity for mobile applications.
    • Android Framework / Android Runtime(s) / Compilers
    • Linux Kernel / Device peripherals

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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