• Manager - Transportation Engineering

    Location IN-TS-Hyderabad
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12-06-2018 13:02)
    Job ID
    Amazon Dev Center India - Hyderabad
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
  • Job Description

    Amazon’s global fulfillment network enables any merchant in any of the geography ship items that you order on Amazon, to any place on earth. There are a variety of ways in which we can acquire items from vendors to our warehouses, ship items from one location to another, and several intermediate locations through which the package travels before reaching the customer. There are millions of such packages, each with different attributes, and different delivery requirements. What results is a highly dense graph of source, intermediate and destination nodes, with arcs between them representing possible paths for packages, with different costs and times along each arc. Accounting for all these constraints, and maximizing the number of shipments shipped, while minimizing cost, providing a variety of delivery options and maximizing delivery performance is Transportation Engineering's primary focus.

    In 2006, Amazon started building Technology teams at Hyderabad to support the growth in the global fulfillment and transportation network. We have built a world class Software engineering team which is focused on solving some of the complex problems in worldwide Transportation using workflows, optimization algorithms, machine learning systems etc. These are large scale distributed systems handling millions of packages being shipped through our network

    As Software Development Manager you will be leading a significant piece of Transportation technology and will work on some of the initiatives planned to support our rapid evolution and growth of the transportation network and solve some of the most challenging problems. You will be leading some of the smartest engineering teams.
    This person will lead other development managers and Technical Program managers. This person will regularly interact with Senior Leadership across the company and will be overall responsible for driving the technology vision and roadmap for services owned. This person will be responsible for driving best practices and continuous improvements in operational and engineering excellence.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Leading large, highly talented technology teams responsible for building and owning complex services from India.
    · Delivery of highly available, highly reliable, near zero defect software.
    · Own 24/7 highly available services in production
    · Inculcates a culture of Innovation and operational efficiency in India teams
    · Influence, collaborate and communicate effectively with various leaders in Amazon.
    · Hiring, growing and retaining a strong team keeping with the Amazon high bar.
    Candidates for this role must have:
    · Substantive experience building innovative, complex, software. Strong technical credentials, with at least 5+ years leading or managing software development teams, ideally with hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
    · A record of hiring of strong technical and operations team members and leaders.
    · Ability to coach and mentor first line leaders
    · Ability to strive in a ownership based culture and passion for solving customer problems
    · Strong technical leadership with excellent business acumen. Is right a lot and exercises good judgment in both technology and business situations.
    · Willing to be deep dive technically and be a hands-on leader
    · A strong customer focus and excellent expectation management abilities.
    · Able to work with remote counter parts in other geographies and influence the right decision
    · Proven record of innovation and thought leadership.
    · Bachelor’s or a Masters Degree in Computer Science or the equivalent required. A MBA with an interest in leading large technology teams is a definite plus.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Professional traits that necessary for all senior technology leaders at Amazon:
    • Exhibits excellent judgment
    • Hires great people. Develops great people.
    • Has relentlessly high standards
    • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
    • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
    • Thinks big and has convictions
    • Results oriented
    • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others
    • Strong verbal, written & interpersonal communication skills.
    • Proven ability to define needs, develop plans, coordinate resources and implement action plans.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously & to resolve scheduling & other conflicts in order to meet all deadlines.
    • A proven track record of delivering quality software products on time and on budget.
    • Experience with a variety of development methodologies and mature understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each.
    • Experience with enterprise software architecture, and development technologies including Java and relational databases
    · Solid experience with Agile methods, Cloud based architectures, mobile technologies is a plus.
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