• Software Development Manager - Amazon Photos (Android)

    Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 4:52 PM)
    Job ID
    743083
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    Canada
  • Job Description

    In 2018, consumers are projected to take over a trillion photos and videos, and Amazon Photos is one of Amazon's newest and fastest growing Prime benefits. We provide unlimited, original resolution photo storage for Prime members who now have a simple, secure place to store their existing collections of photos, automatically upload new photos as they are taken, and access them anytime, anywhere, at no additional cost. We store hundreds of petabytes of data and provide apps for customers to access their photos and videos on iOS, Android, PC, Mac and web.

    We are looking for a Software Development Manager to lead the a group of SDEs that own the Amazon Photos Android app published on Google Play. In this role you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the future of Amazon Photos on the Android platform. You will be part of a strong team in a fast-paced, start-up like environment where agile development is embraced and innovation is encouraged.

    In this role, you will
    - Lead a new team with a mix of L6 and L5 SDEs
    - Own one of the most important clients: The Amazon Photos Android client https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.amazon.clouddrive.photos&hl=en_US
    - Lead design, implementation of customer facing features.
    - Lead multi-team, cross-functional projects.




    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 5 years of professional software development experience
    • 3 years of software development manager experience
    • Proven track record of successfully delivering results in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
    • Experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules
    • Broad technical breadth and depth including potential familiarity with photo and cloud storage services, personal electronics, mobile and voice-forward experiences.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Extensive knowledge of Android development techniques and practices.
    • Experience in working with remote teams
    • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs.
    • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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