Software Development Manager - Advertising Quality
DESCRIPTION We are looking for a Software Development Manager to join the Advertisement Quality team in Edinburgh. Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business, and our Ad Quality team is committed to protecting the trust of our customers. We work with large data sets, create and manage systems that protect privacy rights and expectation, and ensure ad quality and policy compliance. Our work is characterized by high scale, complexity, and a constant need for innovation. We are highly motivated, collaborative, and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action.
You will lead a team to solve complex and broad business problems with simple and straightforward solutions, applying appropriate technologies and software engineering best practices, building solutions that scaled and performed. You will also have a focus on the customer experience, great teamwork and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
You will lead an Agile team at our development centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, launching and growing new initiatives for Amazon's global advertising business. Your team will own the business, technology and operations, giving you the responsibility and authority to ensure success. You will be involved in every aspect of the process - from idea generation, business analysis and technical design through to software development across a variety of technologies. Your systems will meet remarkably high standards of performance and reliability, and will operate at massive scale, 24x7.
The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by inventing, enhancing and building world class systems, delivering results, working on exciting and challenging projects. Our team values work/life balance, and supports flexible times and occasional remote working.
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify, and build.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Relevant engineering experience
• Experience managing engineers
• Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
• Computer Science Honours degree (2:1 or better) or another technical degree or postgraduate study. In lieu of degree, relevant skills and equivalent experience.
• Able to demonstrate knowledge of algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization, object-oriented development and design patterns, data structures, algorithms, and strong problem solving skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience in the digital or display advertising space.
• Experience delivering complex projects in partnership with remote colleagues.
• Experience as a technical and business leader.