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Software Development Manager III, Robotic Movement Team

Amazon Lab126

Amazon Lab126

Software Engineering
North Reading, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2023


Working at Global Robotics
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even yet. We invent new improvements every day. We are Robotics and we will give you the and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

Job Overview
Robotics is seeking a talented and motivated Manager within our Robotic Movement team. As a Manager, you will lead a team designing and building services and features that enable the fulfillment robotic solutions. Delivering reliable and high-performance services and features at scale requires technical leaders with extraordinary expertise and boundless creativity. At Amazon Robotics, managers will interact with customers, understand our business goals, collaborate with other leaders, and innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and high-value functionality.

What does it take to thrive as a Manager at Amazon Robotics?
You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while leading the team to move quickly to deliver results for our customers. You’re excited about designing and implementing solutions that scale and engaging customers to understand what’s needed to meet their needs. You’re able to think about business opportunities, understand operational implications, and lead us in evolving our service architecture in the course of a single conversation. You’re looking to lead and mentor a team of bright, capable engineers to implement your vision.

About the team
The Robotic Movement team owns the core cloud and in-warehouse software system responsible for the robotic fleet management and equipment control of Amazon Robotics mobile robots in fulfillment and sortation centers. Our organization owns a suite of services which collectively orchestrate robotic work planning, scheduling, resource management, navigation, and execution for over 600,000 Amazon Robotics mobile robots. Our teams’ ongoing development aims to enable the rapid evolution of the core Amazon Robotics mobile robot platform to new use cases, and optimize the safety, efficiency, and operational experience of existing ones.

The Control and Coordination (CoCo) team in Robotic Movement builds modular software that directs movement of Amazon Robotics (AR) vehicles in the Amazon Fulfillment network. The team develops, maintains, and supports Tier-1 software services that translate high-level delivery and path plans into executable hardware commands to control and monitor drive units. These commands also manage virtual space reservations across the AR floor and coordinate interactions between the drive units and other equipment.


  • 3+ years of engineering team management experience
  • 7+ years of working directly within engineering teams experience
  • 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
  • Experience partnering with product or program management teams


  • 7+ years of engineering team management experience

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