Amazon

Software Development Manager

2 months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Service's EC2 organization is responsible for the backbone and infrastructure that provide scalable compute and storage to business' of all sizes.
As part of AWS, we work on global-scale compute platforms, with special focus on Nitro data plane software development for AWS EC2 responsible for software associated with performance characterization, qualification, build and deployment of Linux platforms. As a part of the EC2 Instance Platforms organization, we invent, own, and drive the building blocks that are the foundation of the cloud.

We are looking for a passionate and innovative Software Development Manager that will work on AWS focus on Nitro Linux and SW development.Your team will own and implement a challenging and enthusiastic vision on trusted computing and Nitro OS features that will allow customers to process highly sensitive data in a secure environment.

We are looking for truly innovative and thoughtful leader having an established background in delivering customer-facing solutions, strong technical skills, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. You are a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and compellingly and who understands how to drive a high level of focus and excellence within a team.

Responsibilities include direct management of diverse team of software engineers, strategic planning, product definition, managing operational challenges at scale, project management for software within the team, and quality of the software development process. Additionally, as our organization is growing, hiring top-notch engineers will be a key focus.

As part of AWS, we work on global-scale compute platforms, with special focus on Nitro data plane software development for AWS EC2 responsible for software associated with performance characterization, qualification, build and deployment of Linux platforms. As a part of the EC2 Instance Platforms organization, we invent, own, and drive the building blocks that are the foundation of the cloud.

About Us:
Inclusive Team Culture
Our team is diverse! We drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. We are intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Team members are active in Amazon's 10+ affinity groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network, Latinos at Amazon, Indigenous at Amazon, Families at Amazon, Amazon Women and Engineering, LGBTQ+, Warriors at Amazon (Military), Amazon People With Disabilities, and more.

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. This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. We don't like getting paged in the middle of the night or on the weekend, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don't get paged for the same issue twice.

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

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
• 7 years or more of industry experience building software for Linux environments
• Prior experience in managing a software development team and hiring engineers in your team.
• Strong Customer Focus
• Strong and effective communication in English.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• You have managed operations before, and know how to balance operational load with long-term activities.
• You are confident in Managing the Linux and related development software.
• Good understanding of virtualization.
• Experience creating and driving a bold vision
• Experience driving complex, cross-organizational projects
• Ability to manage multiple stakeholders.
• You can motivate high skilled individuals to perform at their best.
• Self-motivated and strong desire to invent and simplify.
• History of delivering results.

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