Amazon

Software Development Manager

2 months agoSeattle, WA

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Are you looking to work on the coolest technology while growing your career, in a group that cares about people just as much as products?

Amazon Aurora is breaking new ground and changing the rules for relational databases. Aurora is an exciting area of innovation for AWS, especially in its storage layer. Aurora storage is a distributed, scale-out, auto healing storage platform, built grounds up by Amazon engineers. This is truly the secret sauce behind the unmatched availability, durability and performance of Aurora. The storage team puts all the principles of distributed computing into practice, at AWS scale. If you're looking to grow, come on board! We have one of the most senior teams in AWS - and our senior engineers are eager to brainstorm, mentor, and get software built together.

We're are one of the fastest growing businesses within Amazon Web Services. We are currently spread across Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area. We are successful because not only we solve deep database storage problems for our customers, we also minimize the effort required to maintain their databases by automating administrative tasks like backup, restore, disaster protection, fail-over for high availability etc. Aurora is the most advanced cloud database service out there, and we're proud to continuously raise the bar. We think we have a winning combination for both startups and enterprises who are moving all their most important data and applications to the cloud. We intend to be the world's best and fastest database, built by an excellent team, all while having fun - come join us on the journey!

We are looking for candidates that have solid analytical, design and problem diagnosis skills. Expertise with high-performance systems or service design is a plus. You should be comfortable through all phases of software development, including hiring and growing your own team of managers. The ability to translate high-level technical requirements into executable project plans is essential. If this sounds like you, come join us and help AWS continue to lead the cloud computing revolution.

What is in it for you?
• Huge impact: Work on a service that will be used, directly and indirectly, by millions of customers.
• Gratification: You will know you are solving problems most software developers don't yet know exist.
• Critical: Databases are cornerstones to many of our customers' applications.
• Ownership: you will quickly become responsible for key components of the service.
• Learn: If want to learn about challenges of large-scale fault tolerant systems in practice this is an opportunity of a lifetime.
• Innovate: We learn from our customers and invent every day.
• Make history: AWS is the leader in a current industry wide revolution.
• Have fun: Surround yourself with engineers that like to solve complex problems, but also work in a fun environment.

For more information about Aurora, please visit http://aws.amazon.com/rds/aurora.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field and two years of experience in the job offered or as a Software Engineer, Software Developer, or a related occupation. Employer will accept a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineer, Mathematics, or a related field and five years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation as equivalent to the Master's degree and two years of experience.

Two years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation must involve: providing technical leadership and project management for all aspects of the software development lifecycle; and developing large-scale, multi-tiered distributed software systems using Java, C#, or C++; service-oriented architecture; and distributed programming.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Background developing database internals, distributed storage or distributed file systems preferred
• Experience in designing and building sophisticated fault-tolerant distributed systems
• An advanced degree in computer science or engineering discipline.

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us. Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.