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Software Development Manager, Kuiper Ground Gateway Services

Job ID: 2540831 | Amazon Kuiper Manufacturing Enterprises LLC


- 3+ years of engineering team management experience
- 7+ years of working directly within engineering teams experience
- 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- 8+ years of leading the definition and development of multi tier web services experience
- Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations


Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

Have you wanted an opportunity to develop the software applications and services for an advanced global internet connectivity service? The Kuiper Ground Gateway Services team is responsible for the software and services that operate on ground gateways and terminals. This team oversees the development of architecture, solutions, and a roadmap for managing embedded systems within antennas, as well as applications for site maintenance, telemetry, over-the-air updates, and various other features. As the Software Development Manager of this team, you will guide a group of engineers in addressing these challenges, while also focusing on team development and upholding a high standard for delivery quality.

Export Control Requirement
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Key job responsibilities
- Recruit and develop top talent to achieve the team's objectives.
- Establish and steer the team's long-term vision.
- Manage resource allocation to meet both business objectives and career development targets.
- Participate in strategic planning to achieve technical and business goals.
- Collaborate closely with engineers to design and implement optimal technical designs and strategies.
- Ensure project timelines are met, prioritizing tasks and managing team workload effectively.
- Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the team.
- Maintain close collaboration with cross-functional teams to align software development with overall company goals.
- Monitor and ensure adherence to quality standards and best practices in software development.
- Provide regular performance feedback and career development guidance to team members.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Redmond, WA, USA


- Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
- Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $148,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $287,700/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.