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Amazon Software Development Manager, Alexa Shopping in London, United Kingdom

Description

Alexa is a strategic investment for Amazon, and we aim to deliver a voice and touch shopping assistant that is so convenient that customers worldwide will use Alexa every day. Alexa Shopping aims for Alexa to understand the needs of all shoppers regardless of language, background, abilities or economic means

We are seeking a Software Engineering Manager to lead a new, greenfield initiative that shapes the arc of invention with Machine Learning and Large Language Models. Your deliverables will directly impact executive leadership team goals and shape the future of shopping experiences with Alexa. You will work with multiple teams across Amazon and Alexa to influence the overall technical direction for optimal outcomes that help shape and deliver, delightful end customer experiences. You will define and drive the top operational and engineering excellence priorities for the Organization.

You will have the freedom to experiment, improve and invent on behalf of our customers. Most importantly, you will work for a strong leadership team that optimizes for your growth and pairs you with personalized mentors within and outside the organization, to guide your career.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of engineering team management experience

  • 7+ years of working directly within engineering teams experience

  • 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • 8+ years of leading the definition and development of multi tier web services experience

  • Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations

  • Experience partnering with product or program management teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy

  • Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT - 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $148,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $287,700/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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