Software Development Manager @ Amazon Dev Centre (London) Ltd - London

Job Overview

2 months ago

Software Development Manager

Amazon Dev Centre (London) Ltd - London

  • Relevant engineering experience
  • Experience managing engineers
  • Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Computer Science fundamentals
  • Highly proficient in at least one of Java, C++, C#, Objective-C, JavaScript, Ruby, Perl and/or Python programming languages
  • Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimisation, resiliency, availability and exception handling
  • Evidence of working with object-oriented development and design patterns
  • OS fundamentals and systems architecture
  • Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architectures
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and using Agile practices
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Solid written and verbal English communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively cross-group and great passion for team collaboration
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 passionate about managing a new team of engineers who are helping millions of customers around the world to subscribe to Prime, TV channels or purchase/rent movies and enable managing their subscriptions/purchases including digital refund, auto-renew and cancellation? The team just got started and delivered some key initiatives in 2020. The team setup is a startup with Day1 mentality with a vision to make Checkout and post Checkout experience on living room devices as first class citizen. As a new program started in 2020, we built new team to work from scratch on Checkout on living room devices (Example: Smart TVs, tvOS, Set-top boxes) and Order management experience on Web, Mobiles, Fire TV and Smart TVs. Have you thought of working on something new and existing with big customer impact and setting up long term team vision and Charter for next 3-5 years while you work with your team to deliver on those promises get you excited?

If so, this is the role for you! Prime Video's Checkout and Order management team is looking for a manager to lead a new team of engineers who are working on creating delightful Checkout and post Checkout experiences for customers who want subscribe for Prime, TV Channels or to Rent/Buy the hottest movies and TV shows from yesterday and today, and able to manage their subscriptions/purchases including digital refund, auto-renew and cancellation.

A day in the life
You will work with product and program managers globally to identify the right opportunities that your team should focus on. You collect input from multiple sources to make a collective decision with your team about the right priority and trade-offs . You work closely with the team to set the forward looking architectural vision that enables this team to deliver rapidly on behalf of our customers and can scale for millions of customers by expanding on additional devices and in locales without any customer impact. You will represent your team's progress in regular management status update meetings.

About the hiring group
The team just got started and delivered some key initiatives in 2020. The team setup is a startup with Day1 mentality with a vision to make Checkout and post Checkout experience on living room devices as first class citizen. We built new team to work from scratch on Checkout on living room devices (Example: Smart TVs, tvOS, Set-top boxes) and Order management experience on Web, Mobiles, Fire TV and Smart TVs. They are working on highly impactful projects using newest technologies and tools such as react native, AWS and microservices in fast paced environment and have fun along the way.

Job responsibilities
As a new program started in 2020, we built new team to work from scratch on Checkout on living room devices (Example: Smart TVs, tvOS, Set-top boxes) and Order management experience on Web, Mobiles, Fire TV and Smart TVs. Have you thought of working on something new and existing with big customer impact and setting up long term team vision and Charter for next 3-5 years while you work with your team to deliver on those promises get you excited?

If so, this is the role for you! Prime Video's Checkout and Order management team is looking for a manager to lead a new team of engineers who are working on creating delightful Checkout and post Checkout experiences for customers who want subscribe for Prime, TV Channels or to Rent/Buy the hottest movies and TV shows from yesterday and today, and able to manage their subscriptions/purchases including digital refund, auto-renew and cancellation.

You will lead a team of London-based engineers. The team owns full stack including frontend of living room devices, mobiles, tvOs and Web and backend services including new AWS services.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Java and React native development
  • Experience building complex distributed software systems including front-end that have been successfully delivered to customers, and are sustainably maintained and supported
  • Knowledge of professional best software engineering and DevOps practices across the full software development life cycle, including coding quality standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and automation, chaos testing, deployment and pipeline management, service readiness and operations, maintenance and support
  • Hands-on expertise in technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure and services
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.
Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.
All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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