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Sr. Manager, Software Dev, Recruiting Engine

Full Time
Job summary
Join us to tackle a scaling challenge without an identified solution! Amazon's mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company - and to fulfill that mission, Amazon needs to hire pioneers, innovators, and leaders at a massive scale. Amazon's Recruiting Engine team supports this mission by building global, scalable, flexible, and highly available products that enable candidates to find their next amazing career opportunity at Amazon. We are bringing Amazon's trademarks - big ideas and customer obsession - to recruiting at Amazon.

Key job responsibilities
We are looking for a leader of leaders. Someone who can build and develop and high performing team that delivers solutions for large, multi-functional projects on-time and with exceptional quality. You will own an area of strategic importance that is critical to Amazon's ability to scale recruiting to meet future demand. You will work daily to anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance business needs versus technical constraints. You will create a culture of innovation, encouraging your teams to evolve software to drive your business forward.

A day in the life
Your daily routine will include meeting with leadership and your team to plan and execute on your goals. You will coach and mentor your leaders, create the mechanisms to raise the bar on operational excellence, and hold the team to account to ensure that standards are constantly driven higher. The team places great value on work-life balance - you will work with your team to define norms for when and where work is done, with significant flexibility on office and home work locations.

About the team
Our team is excited to reinvent the way that recruiting is done to meet the immense scale of Amazon. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. We believe that an inclusive and welcoming culture helps us build better services and better teams. We're looking for a new teammate who is enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and able to work effectively with a diverse team of peers; someone who will help us amplify the positive and inclusive team culture we've been building. The majority of the team is located in Vancouver, BC, but we're also open to hiring in other locations, including: Toronto, ON, Dallas, TX, and Seattle, WA.


  • Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
  • 5+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience

  • 3+ years of experience managing managers
  • Experience with modern software development practices including automated testing, refactoring, continuous integration, and continuous deployment
  • Experience leading the delivery of large, cross-team projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience analyzing business and operational metrics


  • Experience leading the development of machine learning systems
  • Experience delivering complex projects in partnership with remote colleagues.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
Software and Programming