Software Dev Manager, Alexa for Business
Seattle, WA, US
4d ago

Today, people spend too much of their day on tedious tasks at work, like managing their calendars, dialing in to meetings, or searching for information.

But Amazon Alexa can help solve this problem by acting as an intelligent assistant at work. Alexa lets people use their voice to interact with technology so they can spontaneously ask questions in a way that feels natural.

Alexa can help people take care of these tasks just by asking. Alexa can help people stay organized and focused on the things that matter, whether they are working in their office or at home.

Alexa can simplify conference rooms, allowing meeting attendees to start meetings and control the equipment in the room by simply using their voice.

Alexa can also do things around the workplace, like providing directions to a conference room, notifying IT about a broken printer, or placing an order for office supplies.

The Alexa for Business team is building new capabilities into Alexa that help professionals be more productive at work. In addition to teaching Alexa new things, we provide tools that administrators need to manage Alexa at scale across a large organization.

These new capabilities are unlocking a whole new set of use cases for Alexa, from the Office to Hotel Rooms, Restaurants and even sports stadiums.

Come join us and help us use the power of voice computing to solve completely new challenges!

We are looking for a highly effective software development manager that can lead a team to quickly design and deliver systems while maintaining a constant customer focus.

You will be responsible for hiring and developing talent for your team, and you will work with technical and business leaders to set strategy and define the products.

The software development manager for this team needs a sound understanding of the fundamentals of computer science and practical experience building large-

scale distributed systems. If you lead this team, you will work closely with senior technical leaders, and you will be responsible for building the distributed systems and analytics that enable AWS to continue changing the software industry by delivering more capabilities to more customers.

  • BS / MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in a technical role in the industry
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • 2-3 years of hands-on experience building and operating a large scale distributed system
  • Proven success in building, motivating and retaining teams of star player
  • Proven track record of building and shipping enterprise software products
  • Strong leadership qualities, ability to communicate very clearly and concisely.
  • Domain knowledge and prior experience in physical and cloud provisioning, performance monitoring, IaaS, PaaS etc. is highly desirable.
  • Experience working in an environment that practices the Agile Methodology.
  • Experience with building AWS services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Apply
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