• Software Dev Manager - FLASH

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/9/2018 5:12 PM)
    Job ID
    728447
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Financial Ledger & Accounting Systems (FLASH), a division within Amazon’s eCommerce Foundation Organization (eCF) is leading big innovations in business systems integration and financial data processing. Our systems are advancing one of the world's most scalable, reliable, and secure e-commerce platforms that processes hundreds of billions of dollars in transactions, in multiple currencies and countries.

    FLASH is looking for an experienced Engineering Leader to continue growing and scaling our world class cash reconciliation platform that processes and reconciles statements worth over 250 billion dollars USD every year. Targeted towards cash accounting users, the system aims to simplify and expedite the cash reconciliation process at Amazon. The system needs to perform a holistic automated reconciliation of all banking activity (receipts, disbursements, intercompany wires, bank fees, etc.) at scale, by systematically performing all the manual tasks that are performed by accountants and analysts on a daily basis.

    As an Engineering Leader in FLASH, you will be working with our customers, partner tech teams and product management to define vision for this next generation product and deliver feature sets in an iterative fashion through teams of software development engineers. You will have the technical ownership of some of the critical financial systems at Amazon. You will have the opportunity to build and operate systems which analyze large volumes of streaming data with response times that aren't possible with traditional approaches. You will manage teams which build and operate ultra-scalabe high volume systems which at their lowest throughput process millions of transactions per day.

    Key Responsibilities of the role:
    • Develop long term strategy for your programs and translate it into roadmap and action plan
    • Management and mentorship of key engineering personnel
    • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
    • 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

    Basic Qualifications

    • 10+ years of building Enterprise level software systems
    • 4+ years of software management experience in leading full lifecycle development
    • A passion for people management and mentorship
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters in Computer Science or related field
    • Deep hands-on technical expertise
    • Project Management experience with agile development methodology
    • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects and products that can scale
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