Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile, portable, hand-held consumer electronics products, like the Kindle family of products including e-readers and tablets.
As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of a range of large-scale back-end services. You should have an established background in designing and building highly scalable systems, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and the motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. You will be helping to hire and build your team and systems, and establishing development processes.
Responsible for the overall development lifecycle for a set of back-end services. Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments. Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment. Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team. Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach. Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field. 7+ years experience building successful production software systems. Experience directly managing technical team members. Development expertise in OOP, Java, UNIX, Perl, C++, XML, Web services, and UNIX tools.
Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability. The ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life. A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
Lab126, part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an equal opportunity employer.
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