Software Development Manager - Prime Video Commerce
London, UK
1d ago

Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs.

Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander, and more recently live sport including the US Open tennis from 2018 and Premier League games from 2019.

Beyond this content exclusivity, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 60+ channels like Discovery, Starz, Eurosport Player and hayu and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts.

Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

The Amazon Video Commerce Experience organisation owns the Prime Video customer experience in purchasing and subscribing to video content, from surfacing the most relevant offers and ensuring transactions succeed to managing the lifecycle of everything they have bought.

The projects that we deliver are some of the most important and impactful in the business and you will get the opportunity to provide innovative solutions to millions of Amazon customers worldwide.

As part of the Subscription Product and Offers team, you will own and help shape the engineering vision of a critical part of our platform that automates the processes to create and maintain offers for Prime Video Channels and live sports.

We provide self-service tooling used by internal launch teams that automate manual processes resulting in a faster time to market through replicable high-

quality launches, worldwide. You will be responsible for coordinating with Product Managers and key stakeholders, while also coordinating work with upstream and downstream teams.

This job will challenge you on various fronts : You will solve technical challenges in optimisation, large-scale computing, distributed systems, scalability, security, and algorithms just to name a few.

You will drive innovation and future solutions that will impact how we run Prime Video worldwide and interface with many teams.

A successful candidate will have an established background in launching web services for consumer-facing products, a strong technical ability, excellent organisational skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-

paced environment, and, of course, a passion for TV and film.

  • Degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing a team of high calibre Software Engineers developing complex, world class, scalable software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • A proven track record of software delivery through all phases of development and developing long-term development and business technology strategies
  • Demonstrable knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring / coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
  • Significant technical experience as a Software Engineer, developing and operating distributed / scalable systems
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
  • Experience developing in at least one of Java, C# or C+
  • Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success.

    We make recruiting decisions based on objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

    We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of belief colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership.

    Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.

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