Network Development Manager Iii

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


The AWS Networking organization is hiring, and we're looking for great Network Development Managers (NDM) to join our team. Within Networking, we're confronting and solving complex and high-stakes challenges. Our teams support all aspects of connectivity to/from Amazon and the outside world, as well as the connectivity between Amazon's data centers and services. As a member of one our network engineering teams, you will play a part in designing and deploying networks that simply cannot fail, must scale infinitely, and can never constrain growth or innovation. If working on the networks that support the world's largest cloud provider and Earth's most customer-centric company interests you, please read on!

For this role, we are seeking a Network Development Manager to lead and support mission-critical projects in a large-scale enterprise environment. Identify and resolve technical issues while influencing the long-term direction of networking at Amazon. Build, scale and automate one of the world's largest and most complex networks to increase availability, quality and reliability. Develop ways to automate and scale the network, troubleshoot network traffic issues, and utilize in-depth engineering knowledge to guide junior engineers in delivering an exceptional customer experience. Resolve network bugs and configure and upgrade software on the network. Responsible for end-to-end product ownership of one of the key network areas including automation, standards, new builds and scale. Network Managers on this team make day-to-day and strategic decisions that carry a huge amount of responsibility and impact. If you're up the challenge, we'd love to hear from you!

We are inventing the networks of the future so our Network Managers require a deep background in network hardware, routing protocols and deploying large scale networks. SDN is a reality at Amazon and our networks are designed to be fully managed and operated via software systems. Some proficiency in Python, Perl, C, or Shell Scripting is required. 15% international travel required

As a Network Development Manager at Amazon, your core job responsibility is to to deploy ahead of customer or technology needs, always predicting and solving for problems that have not yet occurred. This takes the form of creating and defending High Level Design (HLD) documents, working with vendors or internal stakeholders to influence technology roadmaps, constructing and testing your solutions, and providing support to the teams that will operate these designs. We listen to our customers (both internal and external), but we also listen to our teams. Our Engineers contribute materially to each team's roadmap, and constantly help us to determine what's most important. Together, you and your leadership team will decide on the projects that best support your team's mission. You will have the resources and time necessary to understand, scope, and deliver these solutions.

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 We're interested in Managers with experience having designed, operated, and implemented networks at large scale. We're looking for those who have pushed platforms and protocols to their limits.


• Managing a team of employees
• Networking in large scale distributed systems
• Providing technical leadership and project management for all aspects of the network development lifecycle
• IP networking fundamentals and experience in the application of IP protocols.
• Experience with major internet routing protocols; specifically BGP (confederations and complex route reflector topologies), OSPF, MPLS, RSVP and ISIS
• Experience with major router platforms;
• Network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills; specifically network performance analysis.
• Linux experience, the ability to script in Python, Perl or shell, and demonstrated experience automating and managing networks with software


Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in a similar environment. • Background with high availability, very large scale networks and network design and architecture is highly preferred • Expert-level certifications (e.g. CCIE, JNCIE) • Strong Linux system engineering skills • Professional software development experience • Statistical analysis and data analytics experience
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Job ID: Amazon-1260739