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Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Manager - Ads in New York, New York

Are you interested in computational advertising and sponsored recommendations? Do you thrive in a fast-paced organization with a significant impact on hundreds of millions of customers? Do you love to innovate at the intersection of customer experience, deep learning, and high-scale machine-learning systems? If so, Amazon Sponsored Products organization could be the right place for you.

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world-class advertising business. We are defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long-term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products to improve both shopper and advertiser experience. We are a highly motivated, collaborative, and fun-loving team with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we grow at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

We are looking for a seasoned engineering manager who loves to tackle ambiguous problems to deliver a tailored shopping experience to Amazon fashion customers. This is a high-impact role that requires technical depth, analytical rigor, strategic vision and big-picture thinking, as well as sharp execution and excellent communication. In this role, you will have opportunities to work with advanced deep-learning models, large-scale machine-learning pipelines, and real-time serving infra to match shoppers' intent to relevant ads on all devices, for all contexts and in worldwide marketplaces. Through the deep understanding of shoppers' intent and interest, precise estimations of their interactions with ads and long-term value, we help shoppers discover new products they love, be the most efficient way for advertisers to meet their business objectives, and to build a major, sustainable business that helps Amazon continuously innovate on behalf of all customers. Our engineers work hand-in-hand with applied scientists and product managers both within the team and across various retail partner orgs in Amazon to keep the retail experience relentlessly high.

As an Engineering Manager, you will work closely with business stakeholders, engineers, scientists and product managers to

Chart and execute a course for delivering tailored shopping experience for Amazon fashion customers.
Obsess over your customers and work backwards to define tenets, customer experiences, long-term goals, focus areas and key success metrics.
Lead a stellar team of engineers to deliver end-to-end solutions to production to support various business initiatives.
Drive efficient planning and execution of new initiatives, including collaboration with scientists, product managers and partner teams
Advance team's engineering craftsmanship and operational excellence and drive continued technical innovation as a thought leader and practitioner.
Influence senior leaders across Amazon by proactively communicating your vision, reporting plans and progress, and aligning with Amazon's core leadership principles
Hire and develop top talents, provide technical and career development guidance to engineers in the organization.Joining the team, you'll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.com, one of the world's leading Internet companies.

7+ years of relevant engineering experience
3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
Experience in partnering with product and program management teams

MS or PhD in Computer Science, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Statistics, Mathematics, or related discipline
At least 10 years of experience in managing a team of applied scientists and/or engineers as a tech lead or manager
At least 10 years experience in building large-scale machine learning and AI solutions at Internet scale
At least 10 years of experience with, at least, one model programming language such as Java, Python, Scala, C++
Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Proven track record of complex and creative problem-solving, and the desire to create and build new businesses
Experience with Big Data technologies such as AWS, Spark, Scala and ultra low-latency & high throughput serving systems
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
Experience with online advertising, search, recommendation, personalization, or e-commerce
Outstanding oral and written communication
Ability to work well with a variety of people ranging in various technical levelsAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit .

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