Jim Wood

Engineering Director, Kiva Integration at Amazon

Location
Greater Seattle Area
Industry
Internet

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Jim Wood's Overview

Current
  • Engineering Director, Kiva Integration at Amazon
Past
  • Engineering Director, Amazon Fresh at Amazon.com
  • Engineering Director, Amazon Instant Video, Cloud Drive, and Amazon Studios at Amazon.com
  • Director Software China Development at Amazon.com
Education
Connections

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Jim Wood's Experience

Engineering Director, Kiva Integration

Amazon

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

May 2012Present (2 years 5 months) Seattle

I own integration of the Kiva robotic material handling system with Amazon Fulfillment Technology, as well as the Kiva corporate integration with Amazon.

Engineering Director, Amazon Fresh

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

July 2011May 2012 (11 months) Greater Seattle Area

Managed all engineering resources and own end-to-end technology for Amazon's pilot home grocery delivery service fresh.amazon.com.

Engineering Director, Amazon Instant Video, Cloud Drive, and Amazon Studios

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

November 2009July 2011 (1 year 9 months)

Built and managed Amazon Instant Video, Cloud Drive, and studios.amazon.com teams. Delivered Cloud Drive, studios.amazon.com, and Prime Instant Video.

Director Software China Development

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

June 2007November 2009 (2 years 6 months)

Managed remote and local engineering resources and projects to migrate acquisition joyo.com to the Amazon platform.

Director Global Retail Catalog Systems

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

November 2004May 2007 (2 years 7 months) Greater Seattle Area

Managed remote and local resources, owned Amazon's retail catalog system and tools.

Senior Manager International Software Development

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

January 2001September 2004 (3 years 9 months) Greater Seattle Area

Managed engineers and project managers to deliver features for Amazon's international sites. Highlights include COD for amazon.co.jp, Consumer Invoicing for amazon.de, multiple category launches, and whole launch of amazon.ca.

Technical Program Manager

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

January 2000December 2000 (1 year) Greater Seattle Area

Overall project lead delivering amazon.co.jp in November 2000, including multi-byte enabling all systems required to run the retail business (WMS, Supply Chain, Website, Search and Browse, etc).

Technical Program Manager

Amazon.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMZN; Internet industry

February 1999December 1999 (11 months) Greater Seattle Area

Delivered Amazon's Consumer Electronics store. CE and Toys were Amazon's first non-media product lines, and launched together in July 1999.

Jim Wood's Skills & Expertise

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Scalability
  3. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  4. Amazon
  5. HTML
  6. Distributed Systems
  7. E-commerce
  8. Agile Methodologies
  9. Management
  10. Ruby
  11. Agile Project Management
  12. Web Applications
  13. Software Design
  14. REST
  15. Integration
  16. Scrum
  17. Object Oriented Design
  18. Software Engineering
  19. Web Services
  20. Android
  21. Mobile Devices
  22. Software Project Management
  23. Mobile Applications
  24. Software Development
  25. OOP

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Jim Wood's Education

University of Washington

B.S., Computer Science

19941996

cum laude

Western Washington University

B.S., Visual Communication

19821988

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