Software Development Manager

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


AWS Outcome Driven Engineering (ODE) is a new AWS engineering organization chartered to build industry-specific products by diving deep with industry innovation leaders to solve the hence-unsolved digital solutions that unblock the industry from new digital business models, step changes in efficiency, or otherwise transformative business outcomes. We are builders and innovators applying Amazon innovation mechanisms and AWS digital technologies including machine learning, IoT, and so many more to new industries to build new AWS products that ensure industry customers can achieve and sustain the game changing benefits of digitization at scale. We are curious, passionate, and GSD (get stuff done).

We are looking for a Software Development Manager obsessed with customer success, passionate about simplification and design-thinking and excited to dive deep into the growth opportunity of delivering new product categories to new customer types in an emerging technology space.

As a Software Development Manager, you will be the single threaded leader for an engineering team that designs, develops, tests, and deploys new customer facing technology products with our largest industrial and enterprise customers. You will work closely with engineering leaders in our most strategic customers to develop new features and solutions that meet their needs and solve broader industry challenges. A successful candidate will have an established background in building customer facing products and services, experience delivering complex software products at scale, the ability to build and manage a team of skilled engineers, a strong technical ability and builder mentality, an unwavering focus on driving outcomes for the customer, excellent project management skills, communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
• Responsible for successful product engineering delivery
• Drive highest engineering and operational excellence standards
• Lead the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
• Work closely with the engineers in a design-first methodology to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
• Manage of team resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
• Collaborate across other AWS Service teams, Amazon technology development teams, and customer engineering leads to deliver against short term and long term engineering delivery goals
• Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management

Work-Life harmony
Our team is diverse and geographically distributed. We understand importance of work-life harmony and offer flexibility in how you structure your work to suit your life commitments while adhering to core office hours
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 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.


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, related field, or industry equivalent experience
• 7+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive applications
• Technical credentials, with at least 3 years of experience managing software development teams, ideally with some hands-on architectural, solutions-based or modular systems experience


• MS, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
• Knowledge of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++), and understanding of front-end dev (HTML5, CSS, jQuery)
• A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
• Experience delivering internet of things, machine learning, or analytics software at scale
• 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
• Experience building frameworks for creating complex applications with simplified tools
• Ability to work in a dynamic environment and assess the business impact of architectural decisions
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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Job ID: Amazon-1464329