Software Development Manager

3+ months agoVancouver, Canada


AWS Commerce Platform Invoice and Tax is looking for a Software Development Manager to lead the design and delivery of new systems that impact the entire platform and help expand AWS globally.

AWS is growing rapidly in global markets and Tax and Invoicing is a key strategic area for this growth. As a software development manager on this team, you will own scoping, designing delivering software projects and services with significant complexity or broad cross-organizational impact, you will be able to propose and drive innovation that is scalable and supports a wide range of services to the magnitude of hundreds. You will also have the chance to work with cross functional stakeholders across from product engineering, Finance, Legal and Tax beyond building engineering solutions.

From a technical perspective, you feel comfortable with design concepts. You will contribute to large scale architectural designs specific to a technical domain in the platform. You should be comfortable diving deep and understand the mechanism of multiple complex systems. You will work with program managers to define Product experience, work with engineering leaders and engineers to design and build secure, durable and scalable services.

You are also expected to have a degree of program management skills. You will be working across the organization with teams located in several countries. You will own the definition and delivery of the program, including keeping stakeholders informed with status, holding teams accountable to their deliverables, identifying and resolving blocking issues to ensure the delivery.

From people perspective you will manage software development engineers, and you will participate in hiring and recruiting.

This is an exciting role with a high degree of impact and also a high degree of ambiguity. You will have the opportunity to work with senior executives in AWS and your work will benefit a boundless set of customers all around the world.

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 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.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

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.


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related degree
• 6+ years of experience in Software development and 4+ years as a Development Manager


• Proven track record of hiring and managing high performing engineering teams
• Breadth and depth of experience building and managing software systems and teams
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders
• Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science

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Job ID: Amazon-1452137