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Software Development Manager - Amazon Marketing Cloud, Boulder, Colorado

CategorySoftware Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
Do you enjoy leading teams of engineers working on high-scale, complex, international solutions? Do you enjoy end-to-end responsibility, working on business ideas as well as technology, software engineering, and operations? Then you might be a great fit to join us as a Software Development Manager in Advertising.

Advertising Amazon Marketing Cloud (AMC) teams build Advanced Analytics System that is secure, privacy-safe, and dedicated cloud-based environment in which advertisers can easily perform analytics across multiple, pseudonymized data sets to generate aggregated reports. Inputs can include an advertiser's own data sets, as well as their Amazon Advertising campaign events, such as impressions, clicks, and conversions. AMC reports can help with campaign measurement, audience refinement, supply optimization, and more, enabling advertisers to make more informed decisions about their cross-channel marketing investments. Our services ingest billions of behavioral signals every day. Speed, scale, and accuracy are critical to our success.

You will lead an Agile team in our development center in Boulder, Colorado, launching and growing new green field initiatives. You will be responsible for developing advertising application using advanced analytics. Your team will have end-to-end ownership of business, technology, and operations, giving you the responsibility and autonomy to ensure success. Your systems will meet remarkably high standards of performance and reliability, and will operate at massive scale, 24x7. Successful candidates will have a background in software development, most likely with a Computer Science or related degree. You are detail- and customer-oriented and have excellent problem solving abilities. You are a confident people manager with a track record of growing high performance teams.

The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by inventing, enhancing and building world class systems, delivering results, and working on exciting and challenging projects.

Job Responsibilities:
• Earn trust across different levels and multiple groups of a large organization
• Work with technology and digital media
• Exceptional ability to analyze and interpret large amounts of data in order to make recommendations for improvement
• Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, solve problems, scope technical requirements and prioritize project work
• Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills
• Ability to think strategically and act tactically
• Have an opportunity to lead and grow a team engineers
• Opportunity to grow and broaden your leadership and technical skills as you work in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and product innovation
• Change the way customers use data to drive business success
• Have fun and inspire team members to enjoy work, be action-oriented and stretch their imagination
• Ability to get a lot done in a startup environment with a mix of ambiguity and opportunity

This position starts at $122,300/yr. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units will be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Amazon benefits, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/benefits. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

Basic Qualifications:
• 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
• 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
• Experience in partnering with product and program management teams

• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with big data technologies in cloud
• Experience in owning production distributed scale systems
• Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
• Proven experience in project management of complex deliverables with limited resources
• Experience in hiring and developing engineering talent
• A track record of shipping analytics software that operates on large data stores
• Experience with big data technologies ( such as Spark, Amazon EMR, GLUE )
• Excellent interpersonal communication and strong verbal and written English skills
• Knowledge of statistical analysis and/or machine learning
• Experience with Agile software development, for example Scrum or Kanban
• Experience in advertising technology
• Experience in collaborating with or managing data science teams.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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