Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Seattle


Amazon’s Personalization team is creating a new program at the intersection of recommender systems, content optimization, and advertising. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team, leading a green field space strategically important to Amazon's next generation recommendations capabilities in understanding customer behavior. You will hone your skills in areas such as deep learning and natural language understanding, while building scalable industrial machine learning systems that handle billions of requests a day. You will lead a collaborative team of talented engineers and ML scientists, you will have a unique opportunity to drive massive impact on Amazon’s customer base, driving billions of dollars in revenue per year

We are looking for an entrepreneurial software development manager with strong leadership, great judgment, clear communication skills, and strong track record of delivery and hiring/coaching.

As a part of this role, you will:
-Build and manage a team of Software Engineers and Applied Scientists
-Foster career growth and a strong team culture.
-Recruit, hire, mentor, and coach technical staff.
-Interface with our internal customers to understand requirements, set priorities and communicate direction and progress.
-Own all operational metrics and support for your team’s software.
-Manage the agile development process and methodology to deliver incremental value to customers.
-Help develop long-term development and business technology strategies.

Lead the team that will help define the future of personalization at the biggest internet retailer on earth.We hope you will join us!

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
· Strong CS fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
· 10+ years of software industry experience
· 5+ years of managing software development teams
· Experience recruiting, hiring, and managing a team
· Highly motivated self-starter with bias for innovative thinking
· Excellent writing skills
· Excellent business judgement

  • software

About the company

Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

Founded by Jeff Bezos, the website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Bezos believed that only the Internet could offer customers the convenience of browsing a selection of millions of book titles in a single sitting. During the first 30 days of business, Amazon fulfilled orders for customers in 50 states and 45 countries - all shipped from his Seattle-area garage.

Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.