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Software Development Manager - Accessibility

Amazon.com Services LLC

Palo Alto, California,US

DESCRIPTION

At Alexa Shopping, we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Devices such as Amazon Show, Spot, Echo, Dot or Tap. Our Services allow customers to shop, no matter where they are or what they are doing

The Alexa Shopping group is seeking talented and experienced engineers to improve our platform, and build new and innovative features to better support the needs of customers with disabilities. You will be part of developing internal accessibility tooling as well as building exceptional front-end experiences that delight all our customers. You will work closely with a talented team of engineers, product managers, and UX designers to identify and deliver solutions that simplify the shopping experience for all customers. You may create prototypes to demonstrate to others the feasibility of solutions and get them to production level code. You will bring your experience to drive team best practices and operational excellence of the services owned by your team.

You will partner with other Amazon and third-party services and device teams as required. An ability to collaborate to design and deliver integrated systems across teams is a must.

As Software Development Manager for the Alexa Accessibility team you will:
· Lead and grow a team of Software Development Engineers
· Design and launch innovative features focused on shopping for customer with accessibility needs
· Work closely with product managers, UX designers, business development, legal, and senior leaders across Alexa
· Develop tools & processes to enable best-in-class operations

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
· Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
· Experience developing Alexa skills.
· Experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, ARIA implementation and accessibility best practices.
· Experience influencing engineering teams that are not part of your management reporting chain (experiencing influencing without authority).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
· Experience developing Alexa skills.
· Experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, ARIA implementation and accessibility best practices.
· Experience influencing engineering teams that are not part of your management reporting chain (experiencing influencing without authority).

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