Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Manager, AWS Lex in Seattle, Washington

Software Development Manager, AWS Lex Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 679051 Company: : Amazon Web Services, Inc. Position Category: Software Development Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionIn this role you will start out leading a brand new AWS machine learning team which is going to be trend setting in the ML field. Have you ever wondered what it takes to build intelligence into enterprise systems so that we can enable near human-like conversations with our systems? In addition, does the thought of designing and modeling highly secure, fault-tolerant systems that scale to thousands of transactions per second (TPS) excite you? As a manager of software development in AWS, you will part of the larger technical leadership community that forms the backbone of the company, plays a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives, influences our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire talented team of engineers and ultimately enables us to deliver innovative new solutions rapidly. This position within Machine Learning team presents a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within a fast growing business and help shape the technology, product and the business. A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, strong business acumen and judgment, an ability to define visionary, ground breaking products, ability to hire and lead a team, desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact. Why Amazon Lex? Amazon Lex is a platform for building conversational interfaces into any application using voice and text. Amazon Lex provides the advanced deep learning functionalities of automatic speech recognition (ASR) for converting speech to text, and natural language understanding (NLU) to recognize the intent of the text, to enable you to build applications with highly engaging user experiences and lifelike conversational interactions. With Amazon Lex, the same deep learning technologies that power Amazon Alexa are now available to any developer, enabling you to quickly and easily build sophisticated, natural language, conversational bots ("chatbots"). What is special about the team? Be a part of a well-balanced team with a diverse experience that is making strides in evolving the conversational platform for Amazon Web Services (AWS). The team, a tight-knit group, operates in a fast-paced and fun environment where accuracy, timeliness, quality and security form the operative cornerstones. As owners of the entire lifecycle, team members participate in a shared customer resolution program to delight customers. Additionally, the team has collaborative leaders in various roles - product development, natural language science and engineering management who form the critical support structure for delivering innovative features. What will I work on? Come work on new features as well as green-field projects where you can make a significant positive impact on a community of international customers. As a Software Development Engineer, you should have a passion for delivery, drive for excellence and penchant for quality. You will practice development practices such as load testing and continuous deployment while solving technical challenges in system design, distributed computing, algorithms and back-end services. Basic Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering 10+ years of software development experience, and at least 2 years' experience managing manager 2+ years of distributed systems experience 2+ years of Machine Learning expereience Preferred Qualifications Masters or