Prime Video is disrupting traditional media with an ever-increasing selection of movies, TV shows, Emmy Award winning original content, add-on subscriptions including HBO, and live events like Thursday Night Football.
Our architecture operates at Amazon-scale and raises the bar for playback reliability, video start time, and image quality.
Prime Video runs on thousands of device types in over 200 territories worldwide.
The Prime Video International team serves as the voice of our international customers, advocates on behalf of those customers, and delivers capabilities that allow us to acquire, engage, and retain more of them.
and (4) browse the service and watch content (via subtitles, dubbing, or OV) in their preferred language
Our architecture serves billions of requests per day, with obsessively high reliability and low operational overhead. We leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies including EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Lambda, Kinesis, IoT, and CloudFront.
s and QAE's. You will help influence the team s technical and business strategy by making insightful contributions to priorities and approach, set the standard for engineering excellence, take the lead in identifying and solving ambiguous technical problems, architecture deficiencies, or areas where your team s software bottlenecks the innovation of other teams and collaborate and influence other teams throughout the greater Prime Video organisation.
To achieve results through others, you will demonstrate technical influence over the different individual teams, either via a collaborative software effort or by increasing their productivity and effectiveness by driving software engineering best practices.
You'll also lead design reviews for the org, actively participate in design reviews across Prime Video, provide insightful code reviews and actively mentor other engineers.
Key Responsibilities :
Manage multiple teams of high caliber Software Engineers working on building world class, scalable distributed systems
Recruit, hire, mentor, and coach engineers at different levels of experience
Manage and execute against project plans and delivery commitments within an Agile / Scrum environment
Contribute to and lead design, architecture, process and development discussions
Own all operational metrics and support for your teams' software
Drive improvements in software engineering practices across engineering teams, Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
10+ years experience building successful production software systems
6 years experience leading engineering teams (including a combination of experience hiring, mentoring, managing performance, and providing technical leadership and design guidance)
Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Programming experience in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, or Java
Strong focus on customers and operational excellence
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs