Software Development Manager - Aws Ec2

3+ months agoHerndon, VA


This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical team in either Herndon, VA or Arlington, VA, working with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical managers. You will develop your skills and further your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere!

Amazon Web Services is seeking top industry technical expert to grow our team dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to government customers. We are looking for a Software Development Manager who wants to lead and develop a team of software development engineers in EC2. A leader who can help us design, build, test, and maintain secure and scalable products improving automation, scaling operations, and creating memorable external customer experiences.

You should be a self-starter with a bias towards independent problem solving. Clear communication and prioritization will be important as you plan, design, and deliver the best experiences. Your passion for the potential of using technology to improve people's lives, and your experience leading complex technology projects will help you make strong business and technical judgments. You will be defining the technical vision, influence the product strategy and lead a team of passionate engineers building work with technologies to support large-scale distributed software systems.

As a Software Development Manager:
• Build and manage a team of Software Engineers. Foster career growth and a healthy team culture.
• Recruit, hire, mentor, and coach technical staff
• Interface with partners and product managers to understand requirements, set priorities and communicate direction and progress
• Own all operational metrics and support for your team's software
• Manage the development process and methodology to deliver incremental values to the customers.
• Drive to develop long-term business and technical strategies
• Implement best practices in modern software engineering: design, implementation, testing, version control, documentation, deployment, monitoring and operations

Managers at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end-to-end, and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world. Join a team of super smart, customer obsessed developers that think big and have fun.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph. A Day 1 start is contingent on a successful clearance crossover.

This position can be located in:
• Herndon, VA
• Arlington, VA

Arlington, VA: This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.

By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.


• Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field, such as computer science or engineering
• 10+ years experience developing software
• 5+ years experience managing and building software development teams
• 5+ years experience developing software on Java, Python, C++, C
• 5+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
• Experience forming teams and recruiting software engineers, developing careers


• Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
• 7+ years of software development experience as a manager
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
• Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle
• Experience with scrum or kanban methodology for agile software development
• Experience designing software architecture for scalability, reliability and performance
• Experience building high-volume, highly available systems and operating 24x7 services
• Experience with building dynamic web applications and the APIs that power them (JavaScript/Redux, React, NodeJs, and/or Angular)
• Experience with relational and NoSQL databases
• Current, active US Government Security Clearance of Top Secret or above

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.

We are dedicated to supporting our new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

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.

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.

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Job ID: Amazon-1479336