Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Software Development Manager in New York, New York
Amazon Live is one of the newest and fastest growing strategic programs at Amazon. We are creating an innovative real-time video shopping experience that integrates audience interactivity with live streaming video. In July 2020, we launched the Amazon Live program that allows influencers to stream live on product detail pages and amazon.com/live using the Amazon Live Creator iOS app. We are now focused on aggressively growing the program and building features to delight our customers with relevant, timely and engaging content.
As a Senior Manager of Software Development, you will be driving key strategic projects, iterating quickly, and building a successful business by identifying "what's working" and investing in it. You will be building a program that delights Amazon Live viewers with relevant content, engaging videos, and modern, interactive experiences. You will lead a team of seasoned developers and work with a cross-functional organization that includes analytics, marketing, UX design, and product management.
The ideal candidate has deep experience driving the delivery of technically complex customer facing products that involve cross team priority alignment and collaboration. Successful candidates will be well organized leaders with a strong software development background who can prioritize well and communicate clearly at various levels. You are comfortable taking initiative and delivering in an unstructured environment. You have a passion for mentoring and developing strong technical talent.
\* Lead a team of developers focusing on the Amazon Live viewer experience.
\* Own the technical vision and direction of the http://amazon.com/live landing page, evolving it into a world-class livestream viewing destination.
\* Own the technical vision and direction of the Amazon Live FireTV app, innovating to create a unique and delightful interactive livestream shopping experience.
\* Build on a culture of technical excellence and delivery. Develop strong technical talent.
\* Partner with key stakeholders to deliver and enhance a best in class interactive video shopping experience.
\* Drive goals, projects, products, and feature launches with teams both inside and outside of the Amazon Live team including: video ingestion and distribution, advertising, legal, marketing, and finance.
\* Work cross-functionally with design, and product management teams to deliver on the product roadmap.
\* Ensure that business priorities, product roadmaps and IT capabilities (technology and resources) are aligned for the growth of the business.
\* Develop a thorough understanding of the live video market, continually assess the competitive landscape and emerging industry trends.
\* 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
\* 5+ years of experience, managing engineers and managers
\* Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
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