Sr Mgr of Software Develoment - Amazon ElastiCache

Job ID: 1025207 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Amazon ElastiCache is a massive at-scale in-memory data store powering some of the top companies around the world. At AWS, we build some of the largest distributed systems in the world and we are looking for top talent to help deliver the next best-in-class service for our customers.

We are growing our team in Seattle, WA and looking out for a leader who is passionate about solving some of the tough challenges in distributed systems, and building highly talented teams. In this role, you will seed a new team chartered to deliver software to enable new use cases for Amazon ElastiCache. You will be responsible for delivering foundational software to grow the business over the next decade.

You are expected to draw from a deep and broad technical expertise to mentor engineers, complete hands-on technical work and provide leadership on complex technical issues. You will manage a team of engineers and be responsible for delivering some of our most strategic technical projects, deliver large scalable systems, design new software systems at the forefront of distributed database technology and have a significant bottom-line impact on our business and competitive position.

As a Sr Manager of Software Development in AWS, you will part of the larger technical leadership community that forms the backbone of the company, plays a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives, influences our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire talented team of engineers and ultimately enables us to deliver innovative new solutions rapidly.

Position Responsibilities:
· Hire, mentor and lead a database software development group.
· Lead design, implementation, and deployment of successful highly distributed, large scale services.
· Responsible for identifying, commissioning and leading work on complex, large-scale systems that have a major impact on the entire company.
· Serve as a lead on demanding, multi-team, cross-functional projects.
· Actively participate in hiring talented people and assist in the career development of others both on and outside your team, mentoring individuals and helping other managers guide the career growth of their team members.
· Play a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives to develop business targets and resource requirements. Help form long-term technical and business strategy and goals.
· Demonstrate high levels of creativity and right judgments, most of the time.
· Understand business context to decisions made within and across groups.
· Maintain a current understanding of industry and technology trends.
· Contribute to Amazon's Intellectual Property through patents and/or external publications.


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

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, with a strong computer science background
· 10+ years in software development
· Minimum of 5+ years in an engineering people management position

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

asters or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering
· Prefer a minimum of 15 years of relevant software development and engineering management experience
· A leadership position in a team delivering remarkable user experiences in industry leading products
· Work experience delivering one or more version one products, ideally in a startup setting
· Solid communication skills and ability to work well in a team are critical.
· Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment.

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