Software Development Manager - Security

2 months agoDallas, TX


Security is the epitome of customer obsession! Are you passionate about managing teams that build, own, and operate massively scalable systems? Do you have experience in building new teams and managing existing teams? AWS World Wide Revenue Ops (WWRO) is building a security team to focus on the fastest growing part of our business. In this position, you will hire and manage a team of software engineers to build scalable mechanisms, tools, and products that enable sales & marketing teams to be more secure. The opportunities are huge, and the impact is massive. If you consider yourself a tech savvy, hands on manager, this opportunity is tailored for you.

We are looking for a Software Development Manager who is passionate about security and progressing the vision of WWRO. You will be responsible for working with the partner teams, product team, and security teams to understand the requirements and business cases, and then distill them into a larger engineering vision that will be the foundation of the org moving forward. You will lead the team in designing and building these systems. You will help establish technical standards and drive the overall technical architecture and engineering practices. You will think globally when designing and building the software, ensuring the software is evolving in the right long term direction while bringing value to customers iteratively.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, have strong attention to detail, and will model Amazon Leadership Principles. A familiarity with Amazon web service technologies including EC2, S3, SQS, Elastic Map Reduce, Hadoop, RDS as well as no-SQL solutions which form the foundation of these systems is an asset.

High level responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

• Own the overall systems development life cycle
• Develop the long-term strategy for your programs and translate that into an achievable road map/action plan
• Management and mentorship of engineering personnel
• Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
• Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
• Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach

• Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management

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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.


• 7+ years of hands-on experience building Enterprise level software
• 3+ years of software management experience in leading full lifecycle development
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Presentation and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with senior leaders across a variety of groups throughout Amazon.
• Able to work in a diverse team
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.


• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
• A passion for employee development, performance management and delivering results.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Presentation and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with senior leaders across a variety of groups throughout Amazon.
• Able to work in a diverse team
• Experience mentoring/training the engineering community on complex technical issues
• Proven experience establishing metrics for measurement of engineering and operational excellence.
• Experience building strategy and executing it with speed and continuous improvement.
• Experience with AWS services and technologies.
• 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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