Software Development Manager (Aws Nitro System)

2 months agoSeattle, WA


We will hire for this role either in Seattle, WA or SFO Bay Area, CA

Are you interested in how Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) deploys software to 19 geographic regions across 57 availability zones when a single availability zones can have as many as 300K servers in them?

Come join the team working on how to do that safely while enabling teams to do so with Full CI/CD. You will work on a globally distributed system and the mechanisms to ensure every release is done using best practices. As a central part of improving the ability for teams to move faster safely, you will have the broadest possible exposure to the entire AWS infrastructure.

In this role, you will serve as an Engineering Leader working as part of AWS Nitro System and you will collaborate with EC2's entire leadership team. You will mentor and lead engineers, guiding them towards the best software development practices. You will serve as a leader in the team to define the priorities and vision of the group. You will collaborate with users around the globe to define and re-define change management in the cloud computing space!

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Inclusive Team Culture
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.

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.


• Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
• 5+ years' software experience in a modern programming language, such as Java, Scala, C or C++.
• 4+ years' experience managing and developing direct reports (performance review communication, accountability, motivation/engagement)


• A passion for people management and mentorship.
• Technically sound in software development activities and life cycles.
• Software development experience in C/C++, Java, Perl, XML, Web services, and UNIX tools.
• Experience with large scale distributed systems.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong analytic and problem solving skills.

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Job ID: Amazon-1418542