Software Development Manager

1 year ago
Job ID
Amazon Chennai (Dev Ctr - IN)

Job Description

As a member of Amazon's Global Retail Systems Development team, you'll play a key role in driving Amazon's Retail business, the bread and butter of Amazon. You will lead a team of software engineers, programmers and application engineers to deliver solutions for the Amazon retail websites across the world. You will contribute directly to Amazon’s key mission of carrying earth’s largest selection. As a leader, you will own the design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of the Catalog Systems’ applications, systems, and technology projects. You will directly interact with Amazon’s Business Development teams across the globe, to design and deliver the best solutions to grow Amazon in being earth’s most customer centric company!

As a leader in the GRCS organization, you will lead your team to build innovative and robust solutions keeping the business and customer experience in mind. You will drive ongoing improvements to the quality of Amazon's catalogs across our websites worldwide. Your results will make significant, measurable impact on the goals of the GRCS organization and the large Amazon retail business directly.


You will lead the engineers to solve the technical challenges in Large Webscale Computing, Distributed Systems, Web Applications, Data Mining, Optimization, Scalability and Algorithms— to name a few. You will draw from your deep and broad technical expertise to mentor engineers, complete hands on technical work, and provide leadership on complex technology issues to deliver the right solutions for Amazon retail customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • You will have a Bachelors or a Masters degree on Computer Science or related field such as Mathematics or Engineering.
  • You will have extensive experience in software development experience building large scale distributed systems.
  • You will have a solid track record of technical lead experience.
  • You will have strong experience in hiring, developing and evaluating performance of engineers.

Preferred Qualifications

You will have experience in solving technical issues on performance, scalability and enterprise system architecture. You will be capable of independent full systems design, including requirements gathering, specifications, and coding. You can play a technical leadership role for complete product cycles. You will have experience in influencing other teams internally and externally to deliver the right solutions for the end customers. You will have experience in defining metrics for larger, more complex projects. You have experience in understanding needs of business and end customers and translating them into right technology solutions. Besides, you will have the art of making your team a great place to work and grow.
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