Software Engineering Manager (Amazon Linux)

US, CO, Virtual Location - Colorado

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Hello! The Amazon Linux team is hiring Software Engineering Leaders. Amazon Linux is a custom Linux offering available as a public EC2 image and as an internal server OS for both AWS and Amazon's retail business.

The Amazon Linux organization builds, tests, deploys, and supports multiple versions of Amazon Linux This includes feature development and integration with EC2, building kernel and userspace packages, security updates, and deploying packages and images.
· https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/
· https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-2/


In addition to the core OS, we also own the infrastructure and tooling that allows us to build packages, compose images, stage repositories, perform automated testing, and gather usage and operational metrics.

If you have experience and passion for Linux operating systems, cloud computing, and building and developing great teams to deliver in those technical areas, then we want to talk to you!




Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

Basic Qualifications


· BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
· 7+ years' experience in system software development and delivery
· 5+ years' experience building, leading, managing and mentoring high-performance engineering teams
· Experience with object-oriented design and implementation (Java, and/or C++), preferably on Linux
· Track record of building and delivering mission critical, 24x7 production software systems.

Preferred Qualifications

· Previous experience building kernels and/or operating systems.
· Previous experience working directly with an upstream Linux distribution.
· Demonstrated serial success in team building, agile processes, and cloud service development.
· Has taken software products and services from inception to customer delivery.
· Has a track record of successfully participating in roadmap prioritization with product management; able to successfully communicate complex topics to customers and business executives alike.
· Has experience with large scale distributed systems and enterprise software development.

Job tags: AWS Distributed systems Java Linux Mentoring Object-oriented Product management Security