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Senior Software Development Manager

Amman, Jordan

Ref: RP971-1631

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job summary
Amazon’s mission is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company. This job helps us deliver on that mission by delivering strong and ever-improving experiences for customers with the best selection, prices, and convenience in the world.

MENA Tech team supports the Amazon businesses in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). We operate in 3 countries – UAE, KSA and EG. The scope of MENA tech organization is quite broad, as we are responsible for the service that we offer to the consumers, Sellers, Vendors, Carriers, and internal customers such as Operations and Customer Service. The work involves launching existing Amazon products with suitable adaptations in the region, and building MENA first solutions which can be launched globally. We need tech leaders to define the tech strategy for MENA and drive the thought leadership to further expand Amazon’s presence and value in the region.

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to build a new products starting with product definition. We want you to think big, be innovative, and build something from the ground up, and drive improvements on the existing products.

· Invest in building and growing a strong engineering team, from leaders to new hires, ensuring the right mix of talent, skills, and experience.
· Build the technical vision for the team, spanning architecture, components, dependencies, engineering process, and technology selection.
· Act as a leader on the team, proposing and planning key initiatives, owning critical goals, and aligning resources.
· Deliver results through product feature launches and technical improvements that move the needle for customers and business results.
· Maintain a high-standards technical operations culture, focused on building self-healing systems, solving problems quickly, extracting learnings, and continuously improving.
· Partner with peers and leaders across teams to deliver on cross-team initiatives.
· Work with product managers, technical program managers, and quality assurance leaders to raise the bar on product/market fit and technical quality.


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

· Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
· Experience building high-scale applications based on web services and front-end frameworks
· Experience in an advertising business
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Leadership position for a team in industry leading products
· Demonstrated track record hiring strong engineers and managers, team building, agile processes, and software/service development

About the Company, formerly, is an English-Arabic language e-commerce platform, owned by Amazon, Inc. It is the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. On March 28, 2017, Inc. confirmed it would be acquiring for $580 million. On May 1, 2019, became known as

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