Software Development Manager

1 month agoArlington, VA


What we do
The Server Provisioning team builds services and tools that process and deliver the computing resources that Amazon's software teams need to build and grow their services. As an infrastructure services provider, we own the services and tools that Amazon uses to turn hardware into capacity that service teams across Amazon run their business on. What we do matters; every customer who uses Amazon's products is supported by the computing infrastructure we provide and we provide a way for customers to get the capacity they need and for the business team to responsibly manage growth and cost. Our products are used by internal software teams, we focus on minimizing the operational burden that other engineers experience when managing their infrastructure.

What you will do
You will lead a team of talented engineers as they reinvent the provisioning process while driving toward a high level operation excellence. Your top priority is to ensure you are hiring and developing a great organization, raising the bar on our software development practices and the customer experience using our tools. You will coordinate with other managers on the team to deliver tools that work seamlessly across the various disciplines in AWS.
Why we need you
Amazon and Amazon Web Services are growing at an incredible rate, inventing new technology to improve the life of our customers. At this scale we are constantly stretching the elasticity of the the cloud. Our mission to help make it easy for internal software teams to grow while working with other infrastructure and AWS teams to meet these needs. You will lead a team of talented engineers to deliver this end to end workflow and collaborate with your customers - including other developers, business partners, and finance teams. You will work with other engineers who have a passion for learning new technology and making your customer's lives better.

We want your passion for making an end-to-end product. You will have customers across all of Amazon and you will be asked to solve problems at scale. You will share your experiences to an organization that is eager to learn.

Why you'll love it
You'll see all aspects of the Amazon business, from our Retail websites to our digital products to the inner workings of Amazon Web Services. You'll work with massive data sets. You'll improve the agility of our technical teams. You'll be part of a growing, fast paced, and fun team. You'll have ownership, not just responsibility; and you'll define and execute processes to deliver both savings and productivity for AWS and Amazon.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 5+ years people management experience
  • Experience with OOD and object oriented languages


  • Project Management skills/experience
  • Experience leading large-scale software projects.
  • Experience running high-availability systems with an emphasis on operational excellence.
  • Deep technical knowledge of software development, large-scale data technologies, distributed computing, and AWS products.
  • Excellent communication and data presentation skills that allow you to clearly, compellingly, and effectively influence audiences internally and externally, across organization boundaries
  • Able to source, work with, and combine disparate data sets to answer business questions
  • Able to operate autonomously, making the right judgment calls on approach, priorities, and solutions
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
  • Ability to set a bold vision for your products and inspire your team to execute on that vision.
  • Ability to grow and develop your organization through successful hiring and coaching.
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Client-provided location(s): Arlington, VA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1532986

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