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Software Development Manager

Remote within United States

20 September, 2022

Compensation

$165K - 240K + Equity

Remote within

  • United States
Timezones
  • PST

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Scala
  • Java
  • engineering manager
  • Software Architecture
  • Design Systems
  • Team Leadership

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Stock options
  • 401k
  • Bonus
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Role overview

DESCRIPTION

Job summary

If you love movies, TV, celebrities, innovative technology, and building products and services that are used by hundreds of millions of customers worldwide, IMDb is the perfect place to grow your career. IMDb is the #1 movie website in the world with a audience of more than 250 million unique monthly visitors.

Join a team here at IMDb that models customers, gives them a voice on IMDb, and personalizes their experience on the site. We work with huge data sets and incorporate machine learning into our toolbox.

Did I mention that we also own the common gateway for these and other critical services in IMDb?

Key job responsibilities

  • Define and drive the multi-year vision for your team.
  • Drive project initiatives to deliver robust and scalable solutions toward this vision, incorporate in new technologies as appropriate.
  • Build relationships with SDMs, SDEs, TPMs, PMs, and Business Stakeholders to lead team's in our delivery of products that delight our customers.
  • Own, oversee, and delegate design/architecture through delivery in the entire software development lifecycle using Agile methodologies.
  • Build, manage, and develop world-class engineers including hiring recommendations and guide and mentor engineers and project managers within and outside of the team.
  • Build a team culture that values delivering customer value quickly, and iteratively
  • Oversee resource allocation to ensure appropriate business and staff development goals are met.
  • Participate in strategic planning to achieve technical and business with team, leadership chain, and with customers.

A day in the life

Your day will be split between providing your team with technical software development leadership and giving insights into continuous team evolution of software development best practices from your past experience as an SDM. You will get to use your creative side to partner with customers and stakeholders and identify opportunities to delight our customers with exciting new site-wide experiences.

We also own critical middle tier API/Gateway services that integrate IMDb services to clients and other services. We also provide a shared search service that powers IMDb search features and service-level data queries.

About the team

We are a back-end focused team, delighting customers by solving impactful and interesting problems at IMDb, an Org. with small company feel backed by the "Earth’s most customer-centric company."

We own critical services that power exciting user experiences such as user ratings, lists, polls, reviews, and the registration/sign-in experience.

We partner with the entire IMDb business and collaborate with customers in Amazon such as Alexa, Fire TV, and Prime Video.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years of experience working directly within engineering teams
  • Experience partnering with product OR program management teams
  • 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
  • 3+ years of experience architecting and designing (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Past experience in at least one of the following areas: API Development, Information Retrieval, Data Modeling, Machine Learning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software with a focus on customer value
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
  • 250+

IMDb connects entertainment fans worldwide with movie, TV and celebrity content, reaching an audience of more than 200 million unique monthly visitors. 5 things you probably do not know about IMDb: • IMDb was founded in Bristol • IMDb is the #1 movie website in the world with an audience of more than 200 million unique monthly visitors • IMDb has over 7.5 million titles listed on our sites • IMDb has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com for over 22 years • IMDb (an Amazon Subsidiary) is located in Seattle, Bristol, New York and Santa Monica

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Compensation

$165K - 240K + Equity

Remote within

  • United States
Timezones
  • PST

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Scala
  • Java
  • engineering manager
  • Software Architecture
  • Design Systems
  • Team Leadership

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Stock options
  • 401k
  • Bonus

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