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Amazon Software Development Manager, Amazon Robotics (AR) in North Reading, Massachusetts


Fascinated about robots and automation? Have a passion for solving logistical problems? Want to help deliver state-of-the-art solutions for fulfillment centers across Amazon that will improve customer experiences across the globe? The Manipulation Group at Amazon Robotics is looking for a Software Development Manager to join the team to help deliver core software components and cutting-edge solutions for our Robotic and Automation equipment across our fulfillment centers. We will provide you with fun tools and robots you need to invent with us in ways that are fulfilling and rewarding. Come join us!

Key job responsibilities

As a leader and manager of the team, you will be collaborating with business partners, software development engineers, testers, and product managers to design, implement, test, launch, and maintain new automation solutions for robots across Amazon Robotics. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define product features, drive system architecture, and spearhead the best-practices that enable a quality product. You will learn a variety of cutting-edge technologies, development processes, and develop well-rounded skills such as leadership, and effective project management. You will also be responsible for building a strong development team and developing career plans for the engineers reporting to you.

A day in the life

Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include: 1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage 2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options 3. Paid Time Off (PTO) 4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

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

North Reading, MA, USA

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

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