• Software Development Manager, Video Player

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(21/01/2019 13:36)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content. Amazon Video Player team provides video playback experience for millions of customers on their favorite devices - ranging from mobile phones, web browsers, tablets, to Fire TVs, smart TVs, game consoles, cable boxes, set-top-boxes and more. We not only deliver movies and Emmy Winning shows such as "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, but also play live channels for local news, and live sports streaming such as Thursday Night Football. If you have watched videos on Amazon before, you probably have used our player! We’re at the forefront of streaming video and are constantly pushing the envelope of what’s possible.

    We are looking for a talented Software Development Manager to lead the development and deployment of cross platform player to a growing number of platforms and devices. We operate at Amazon scale where you will lead your teams to design and deploy software that is enjoyed by millions of customers globally. The ideal candidate is passionate about leading and building strong software engineering teams. You are equally obsessed about delivering the best possible customer experiences. You lead the team in defining software architecture. You define and drive key performance and quality metrics for your team. You communicate effectively with engineers, partners, leaders and a broad set of stakeholders.

    Customers love Prime Video and we have a great opportunity to innovate on behalf of our customers. Your ability to make an impact will be directly related to how big your vision is for the team!

    Basic Qualifications

    • A proven track record as a software development manager or manager of managers, including technical experience as software developer, software development manager, technical program manager, or related role
    • A proven track record of software delivery through all phases of development
    • A proven track record of hiring and developing software engineers and build high performance teams
    • Ability to communicate effectively to team members, stakeholders and leadership teams, both verbally and in writing.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience building and delivering successful software products to consumers.
    • Hands-on expertise in disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
    • Media experience is preferred but not required.

    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 objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of belief colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.
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