Software Development Manager - Robot Behavior

    Amazon Corporate LLC
    Seattle, WA 98119
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Are you inspired by building new technologies to benefit customers? Do you dream of being at the forefront of robotics and autonomous system technology? Would you enjoy working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, start-up like environment? If you answered yes to any of these then you've got to check out the Amazon Scout team. We've been hard at work developing a new, fully-electric delivery system - Amazon Scout - designed to get packages to customers using autonomous delivery devices. These devices were created by Amazon, are the size of a small cooler, and roll along sidewalks at a walking pace. We developed Amazon Scout at our research and development lab in Seattle, ensuring the devices can safely and efficiently navigate around pets, pedestrians and anything else in their path. The Amazon Scout team shares a passion for innovation using advanced technologies, a love of solving complex challenges, and a desire to impact customers in a meaningful way. We're looking for individuals who like dealing with ambiguity, solving hard, large scale problems, and working in a startup like environment. To learn more about Amazon Scout, check out our Amazon Day One Blog post here: As the manager of the Scout Behavior and Orcherstration Team, you will lead the team building the logic that defines the operational modes of the Scout autonomous robot. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of our cutting-edge autonomous delivery robot! Your team will be responsible for the robot's decision making, health management and connectivity. Your team connects the hardware and machine learning components of the robot with the system software and cloud computing elements. You are the central control hub of the robot. You should be a self-starter with a bias towards independent problem solving and the ability to break down large, abstract problems into components for your team to tackle. Clear communication and prioritization will be important as you lead your team share your vision and progress with senior leaders across the organization. You will influence the future direction of the Amazon Scout Robot Software team and will leverage your previous experience to set a bold roadmap for your engineers. You will take ownership of a key component in the Scout software stack and will be relied upon to deliver innovative, high performance solutions to some of the most complex challenges in robotics. Basic Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field * 4+ years of embedded or Linux software development experience * 4+ Years of engineering management experience * Excellent written and verbal communication skills 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, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit
    Posting ID: 588671607Posted: 2021-01-19