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Amazon
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Amazon
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Software Development Manager
DESCRIPTION Come build the future of entertainment with us.
Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching?
Prime Video is a premium streaming service that offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies - all with the ease of finding what they love to watch in one place. We offer customers thousands of popular movies and TV shows from Originals and Exclusive content to exciting live sports events. We also offer our members the opportunity to subscribe to add-on channels which they can cancel at anytime and to rent or buy new release movies and TV box sets on the Prime Video Store. Prime Video is a fast-paced, growth business - available in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. The team works in a dynamic environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

Are you excited about managing a team of engineers who are working on solving problems of scale and retention for prime video customers globally? Does the prospect of owning and setting your team's charter for the next 5 years while you work with your engineers to deliver on those promises get you excited?

If so this is the role for you! Video Subscription Retention and LifeCycle team is looking for a manager to lead them as they work on delighting our customers across the globe by offering them unique retention offers and subscription management capabilities.

A day in the life
You will work with your business and product stakeholders globally to identify the right opportunities that your team should focus on. You will ideate on them with your team and collectively decide what brings the most value to our customers. You will provide the engineering team with coaching in design, development, testing and operations for program that owns multiple, high throughput services. You will help set the architectural vision that enables this team to deliver rapidly on behalf of our customers, while ensuring we scalable, performant systems. You will represent your team's progress in regular management status update meetings.

About the hiring group
You will work with your business and product stakeholders globally to identify the right opportunities that your team should focus on. You will ideate on them with your team and collectively decide what brings the most value to our customers. You will provide the engineering team with coaching in design, development, testing and operations for program that owns multiple, high throughput services. You will help set the architectural vision that enables this team to deliver rapidly on behalf of our customers, while ensuring we scalable, performant systems. You will represent your team's progress in regular management status update meetings.

Job responsibilities
Come build the future of entertainment with us!
Prime Video is a premium streaming service that offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies - all with the ease of finding what they love to watch in one place. We offer customers thousands of popular movies and TV shows from Originals and Exclusive content to exciting live sports events. We also offer our members the opportunity to subscribe to add-on channels which they can cancel at anytime and to rent or buy new release movies and TV box sets on the Prime Video Store. Prime Video is a fast-paced, growth business - available in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. The team works in a dynamic environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

The Video Subscriptions team is seeking a Software Development Manager lead a well established, mature development team creating new video customer retention experiences for customers globally. This team builds technology to bring new retention experiences to millions of Amazon customers worldwide and has the key responsibility to actually provide customers access to the content they subscribed to or bought.

You will shape the engineering vision for this highly-visible, and well-resourced team. You will provide the engineering team with coaching in design, development, testing and operations for program that owns multiple, high throughput services, and is responsible for developing onto systems owned by other, internal platform teams. You will help set the architectural vision that enables this team to deliver rapidly on behalf of our customers, while ensuring we scalable, performant systems.

As a successful candidate you will have an established background in managing engineers. You will posses a strong technical ability, excellent project management systems, and be a great communicator adapt at working through others in a fast-paced environment.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Relevant engineering experience
• Experience managing engineers
• Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
• Degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
• Experience leading a group of software engineering teams in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
• Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing engineers.
• Demonstrable knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle.
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
Java, JavaScript and React; experience in these or similar technologies.
• Good knowledge of AWS including API Gateway, DynamoDB, S3, Lambda
• Excellent project management and stakeholder management skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Hands-on expertise in many technologies across the full stack, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and data stores and all points in between
• Strong understanding of project management methodologies including Agile and traditional waterfall.

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