AbeBooks, an Amazon company, connects millions of buyers from more than 200 countries with booksellers from around the world. We provide a marketplace for hundreds of millions of items that includes everything from exquisite manuscripts and long lost books from your childhood, to postcards from Mohandas Ghandi and signed first editions of A Farewell to Arms.
About the Role
The core of your role is to support, coach, and develop a talented, creative, and engaged team of software developers, systems engineers, web developers, and engineering managers.
The role is the definition of end-to-end ownership, with responsibility for our core e-commerce systems, website operations, and demand generation. The teams you will support own the systems that bring millions of buyers to our six domains and process millions of transactions a year for thousands of sellers; your success will be critical to the success of AbeBooks.
You will work with your peers and senior leaders in the wider Amazon community to integrate with Amazon’s systems and services where it allows us to better focus on what differentiates us.
You are an experienced manager-of-managers who thrives on building great teams, delivering great products, and who has deep technical skills. You create a fun, engaging, and productive environment that attracts and retains exceptional engineers and managers. You understand the importance of earning and maintaining the trust of your team, peers, and leaders, and you are consistent in your words and deeds.
You engage with people from every part of the business to seek out opportunities to improve your products and ensure we build the right thing the right way. You drive risk out of projects with every decision and help guide your teams to start with the customer and work backwards.
You consistently raise the bar for your team’s performance and the operational excellence of your team’s systems. You audit effectively to make the right decisions with limited time and information and you use data to drive your decisions wherever possible. In the absence of data your judgment ensures you know when to take risks and when not to.
You always rise to the occasion and never settle.
You will ideally have experience with:
Please send your resume to HR@abebooks.com