6 months ago
California, USA Competitive Permanent
Job Reference: AUS-SDM1
Posted on behalf of
Private Brands is fast-growing within Amazon, and is a highly visible, emerging business. We have a unique business and obsess over quality and building global brands our customers love. We aspire to be part of our customers’ everyday lives by offering them unique products at compelling prices backed by Amazon’s strong customer obsessed reputation.
The Role: We are looking for an exceptional Software Development Manager to help build a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for Global Private Brands. Product development in Private Brands is a complex and global process. Some of the steps involved in getting a product from inception to the customer include Product design, Quality certification, Third-party and in-house testing, Mass production, Finalizing product label and packing, FDA approval (if ingestible) etc. Finally, since this is a WW platform, the unique international requirements add another layer of complexity. These different workflows involve complex sub-tasks and interactions with different retail systems, making this a truly complex and challenging capability with deep tentacles across many systems. The goal of this platform is to improve speed, drastically reduce the time to market, and enhance productivity across the entire product development process. You will work with stakeholders across the US & EU in Hardlines, Softlines, and Consumables Private Brands to define requirements and gain alignment to deliver a seamless product experience.
What do we expect you to do? You will play a key role in building software products and features from the ground up. You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development. You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas. You will partner with product and design team to build highly intuitive web applications and large scale distributed back-end services that will delight customers. Above all else, you will be a passionate builder of talent and teams. You will hire, coach, and mentor engineers on the team.
Successful candidates for this position will have an ability to multi-task, navigate ambiguity, adapt quickly to changing business requirements, learn new systems, gain new skills, and find creative, scalable solutions to difficult problems.