Software Development Manager - Elastic Block Store

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Amazon Web Service’s EC2 organization is responsible for the backbone and infrastructure that provide scalable compute and storage to business’ of all sizes. With millions of instances deployed globally, you will find EC2 backing many of the most popular websites on the Internet.

As an organization within EC2, Elastic Block Store (EBS) group is no exception. EBS is growing as the amount of data used by businesses that run on AWS continues to increase. EBS is the hard-drive for the Internet, storing exabytes of data for millions of AWS customers. The EBS product allows AWS customers to quickly provision and use scalable storage that meets the needs of their business. We build scalable products that enable our customer’s businesses to grow.

Within EBS, the Developer Efficiency and Operations organization builds software systems to support the rapid growth of the EBS product. As a Software Development Manager in the organization you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers to build software systems that help EBS SDE’s quickly assess the impact of their changes for external EBS customers, including industry standard IO benchmarks. You will partner with other leaders inside and outside the EBS organization to make prioritization decisions and establish mechanisms that allow you to focus your team to reliably deliver on the highest value projects for the organization. Come help us move EBS to the next level!

As a Software Development Manager, you are responsible for helping your team bridge the gap between customers and technology to quickly design and deliver scalable and maintainable systems. You will also be responsible for the team’s roadmap and sprints; you will be involved in making commitments to your customers outside of the organization. You will mentor engineers and TPMs as an exemplary practitioner of Amazon’s leadership principles. Come have a big impact by reshaping Amazon’s data landscape!

Follow the links below to find out more about the exciting work being done in Elastic Block Store.

What is EBS and what do we do?

AWS blog post about larger and faster EBS volumes:

re:Invent 2018: What's New in Amazon EBS

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field (or 5+ years of relevant experience)
· 4+ years of professional experience in software development/engineering
· 3+ years of professional experience in managing software development/engineering teams
· Computer Science fundamentals in problem solving, data structure, data structures and complexity analysis
· Demonstrated leadership ability as either a lead software developer, software development manager or program manager
· Deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping great software on time

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong Customer Focus
· Experience taking a lead role in architecting, designing, and building complex software systems.
· Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
· Experience driving complex, cross-organizational projects
· Experience creating and driving a bold vision
· Experience with real-time or near-real-time, high throughput & low latency systems
· Understanding of networking protocols
· Experience recruiting, hiring, and managing a high performing team
· Experience in strategic decision making

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