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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

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Amazon Europe Core SARL - LUX
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Job Description

We’re a looking for a Software Development Manager to help start a new initiative with expertise and passion in solving hard engineering problems. This is an opportunity to lead a world class team and help Amazon to build a new service that will set the standard for for the industry.

Amazon is seeking a seasoned engineering manager with experience in Internet-scale distributed systems and a focus on customers, engineering, and operational excellence. You will lead and grow an engineering team that is responsible for design, development, and operations. You are a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and who has a track record of building strong teams that deliver results. The Amazon Consumer business requires creative engineering and a strong customer focus, and you will work with your team and senior leadership to develop and launch high quality services.

The Software Development Manager to be based in our European Headquarters in Luxembourg.

About Luxembourg:
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany, with a total population of around half a million. Luxembourg has Luxembourgish, French and German as national languages, with English spoken by the many expatriates and most locals. Luxembourg is known for banking, steel and a number of EU institutions plus an increasing number of technology-centric organizations. Luxembourg boasts a rich cultural scene and a high standard of living.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bring a deep understanding of software development in a team, and a proven track record of shipping software on time
  • Be a strong leader, mentor, recruiter, and people manager
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Fluency in C, C++ or Java or other modern programming language
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent years of experience.
  • Experience building and operating highly available services
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing software development teams, with hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Thorough understanding of Internet protocols such as HTTP, TCP, and UDP
  • Experience working in Linux based environments.
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.