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CTO/VP of Eng

Software Development Manager - Personalization


$200k + equity

Job Description

Software Development Manager - Personalization

Base + Bonus + stock (Amazon company)


· Provide technical leadership and management for a team of 6 to 10 engineers who deliver the power of personalization for our customer experience.
· With our architect, define our technical strategy and architecture based on the needs and roadmaps from our marketing, data science and product stakeholders.
· Define iterative and incremental technical plans to implement our product and architecture roadmaps.
· Drive and ensure operational excellence.
· Partner with and influence peers in adjacent teams to deliver our integration points with other systems, including Data Scientists and Engineering Leaders.
· Mentor, grow and motivate a highly skilled engineering team.
· Influence business strategy based on emerging technology capabilities and trends; Provide advice to senior stakeholders across the marketing, product, data science and engineering disciplines.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
· 9+ years of experience of software development and deployment of distributed multi-tier applications with high throughput requirements.


· Demonstrated expertise in a variety of web and SOA distributed technologies and platforms such as Java/J2EE.
· Past experience leveraging machine learning models to deliver insights and enrich customer experiences.
· Action-oriented strategic thinker.
· Be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant.
· Detailed oriented to ensure that project success is paramount.
· Strong verbal and communication skills.
· Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker.
· Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment.
· Track record of defining and delivering cross functional solutions that are innovative and extensible.
· Be able to disagree, yet align, when dealing with different stakeholders.
· Results oriented and with a strong customer focus.
· Highly autonomous. Delivers with little guidance.
· Strong mentor of peers and subordinates.


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