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Software Development Manager - Storage Infrastructure Team

Job ID: 1771883 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.


We are looking for an experienced Software Development Manager to build and operate next generation storage infrastructure for AWS world scale compute and storage solutions. This is the fastest growing storage platform for EC2 and EBS. The ideal candidate for this role will be an innovative, hands-on leader seasoned in building and operating a large-scale service and leading software teams to raise the bar for performance and availability of the platform.

As a manager in this team, you will be leading a team of highly motivated software developers that thrives on solving challenging problems with innovative solutions. The team couples software and firmware skillsets with storage and scalable software engineering disciplines to solve real world data center infrastructure problems. You would lead a team building, validating, and operating software solutions in diverse technology domains from embedded software platforms to large-scale distributed software systems in Python, C, and other languages using proprietary and open source technologies and Amazon services alike. You are highly organized, data-driven, have a passion for recruiting, leading and developing world-class engineering talent, and executing projects on aggressive timelines.

You will collaborate with internal and external development teams (architecture, hardware, validation, software services). You will establish strategic vision and drive tactical execution in defining and delivering new infrastructure qualification, validation and operational excellence. AWS Engineers are shaping the way people use computers and designing the future of cloud computing technology – come help us make history!

What you will do: You will build and lead a team designing and building transformative AWS-specific hardware, firmware and software for non-volatile memory based storage solutions. You will deliver scalable storage solutions and associated operational infrastructure to automate monitoring and analysis services. Your team will lead the product qualification, launch and operational monitoring of these platforms. You will work closely with other AWS software teams to tailor and operate storage solutions for the AWS environment.

Why it matters: Public cloud IT services represent the majority of growth in the overall IT services market and will continue to do so for several years to come. The breathtaking scale of AWS, combined with a deep understanding of how our hardware is used, creates a unique opportunity for component customizations that will directly benefit our customers.

Why you will love it: You will lead a team of engineers working with teams across the company to build and operate next-generation cutting edge infrastructure. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to deliver features and functionality to our customers. You will be part of a growing, fast paced, and fun team and have ownership for the implementation of your work.


· 7+ years of experience working directly within engineering teams
· Experience partnering with product OR program management teams
· 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
· 3+ years of experience architecting and designing (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
· Prior experience of building, monitoring and operating an at scale service


· Knowledge and operational experience with storage, networking, and/or large-scale distributed systems.
· Hands-on experience with SSD based storage systems
· Hands on experience with one or more of the following protocol stacks including block storage (NVMe, SAS/SATA), networking (Ethernet, TCP/IP) and interface (PCIe, I2C).
· Excellent written communication and verbal skills.
· Hands-on experience with Agile and Scrum software development methodologies
· An understanding of AWS technologies (
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