Software Development Manager – Machine Learning

Amazon Corporate LLC
Amazon Corporate LLC

Job Overview

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for 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. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. Sponsored Products helps merchants, retail vendors, and brand owners succeed via native advertising that grows incremental sales of their products sold through Amazon. The Sponsored Products Marketplace organization optimizes the systems and ad placements to match advertiser demand with publisher supply using a combination of machine learning, big data analytics, and ultra-low latency high-volume engineering systems. Our goals are to help shoppers discover new products they love, be the most efficient way for advertisers to meet their business objectives, and build a major, sustainable business that helps Amazon continuously innovate on behalf of all customers. We are seeking a talented, energetic, entrepreneurial, and self-driven leader to run the engineering team responsible to drive scalable machine learning platform for Sponsored Product model delivery and innovation. You will own the scoping, implementation, and operations of foundational machine learning delivery platform for the Sponsored Products organization, and lead initiatives to improve machine learning model innovation agility. This is a technical leadership role with high visibility across Sponsored Products Marketplace and advertising leadership teams. In this role, you will: Lead a focused technical team with direct impact on strategic machine learning foundation Dive deep into performance and operational data and work closely with product, business and engineering teams to develop a compelling vision and roadmap. Present technical plans to senior executives and key stakeholders and evangelize that technical vision within Amazon. Hire, develop and retain top tier technical talent. Drive efficient execution of new initiatives, including collaboration with advertising and partner teams. Manage an engineering team responsible for critical high-availability infrastructure delivering ads across Amazon’s sites and devices worldwide.Basic Qualifications 7 years of relevant engineering experience 3 years of people management experience, managing engineers Experience in partnering with product and program management teams Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline Proven track record of hiring and building high-performance teams and managing cross-functional projects Ability to lead the design of large-scale systems and to reason about the challenges and tradeoffs Experience in owning and operating business-critical applications and services, and the ability to manage operational health in terms of relevant KPIs and mechanisms for improvement Amazon 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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