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Software Development Manager, Alexa Excellence

Job Description :
Job summary
Are you customer-obsessed and interested in Speech and Language Understanding Do you find creating cutting-edge voice control exciting If so, the Alexa Excellence Team in Bangalore, India, is looking for a talented engineer to help revolutionize our voice-forward experience. Alexa is the Amazon service that powers the groundbreaking Echo family of devices, Fire TV, tablets, third party Alexa providers, and cars. We believe voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains we are inventing the future.
The Alexa Excellence team operates programs to increase the stability and performance of all Alexa customer experiences. We serve as a center of excellence by providing leadership, best practices, tools, research, audit reports, support and education to all Alexa teams. We also own mechanisms to standardize the API implementation decisions across Alexa. Our customers are internal developers across Alexa teams and beyond, and our tools and program guidelines are critical to the development, testing, release and maintenance of any Alexa features. We ensure that Alexa is always ready.
You've found the right team if you are a passionate software engineer with experience building innovative, mission critical applications that customers love. You will have an enormous opportunity to make an impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know.
We're working hard, having fun, and making history come join us!
By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.
Key job responsibilities
. Recruit, hire, mentor, and manage teams of software engineers.
. Foster career growth and a strong team culture.
. Interface with internal customers to understand requirements, set priorities, and communicate direction and progress.
. Own all operational metrics and support for your team's software.
. Manage the agile development process and methodology to deliver tech requirements on time and with a high-degree of precision and quality.
. Coordinate with stakeholders in other groups, drive alignment across multiple orgs on shared goals and initiatives
. Make long term org design decisions, architectural decisions.
. Help develop long-term business and technology strategies.
About the team
Alexa Excellence-Atocha organization owns driving and building solutions for logging and debugging for all Alexa services.
Basic Qualifications :
Received at a minimum a Bachelor's Degree in a STEM related field such as IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering.
Preferred Qualifications :
. 2+ years of software development experience as a manager
. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
. A deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, and a track record of shipping software on time
. Experience with the SCRUM methodology for agile software development preferred
. Experience designing software architectures for scalability, reliability and performance
. Experience establishing and evolving engineering development processes
. A passion for people management and mentorship
bangalore, KA, IN