• Senior Leader, Software Development

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/14/2018 10:49 AM)
    Job ID
    742074
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Herndon, Virginia (Metro DC area) is seeking a software engineering leader to own delivery of next-generation capabilities within our virtual networking services - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.

    You will be responsible for defining and delivering high impact investment in our software networking space, driving customer adoption and usage growth while ensuring a world-class customer experience. You'll be building a diverse and highly talented engineering team that establish timelines and manage deliverables while thinking big ideas about the where you can take these services.

    What you'll own:
    • Defining the road map for software features and driving execution in engineering and product development, all while coordinating with sales, business development, and other internal stakeholders
    • Monitoring customer feedback to identify further opportunities to innovate and simplify our networking offerings
    • Establishing and exceeding a high bar for operational performance, prioritizing availability and security at all times.

    We’re looking for an ambitious self-starter with a passion for cloud computing and who can serve as a strong advocate for our customers. You have proven analytical capabilities, persuasive writing skills, and the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    • BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent)
    • 10+ years experience managing senior software engineers
    • 5+ years of experience engineering distributed systems
    • Experience driving prioritization, development, and delivery
    • Demonstrated experience in writing and defending business plans/justifications
    • Successful experience in establishing and evolving engineering development processes across multiple teams

    Preferred Qualifications

    Ideal qualifications:
    • Exceptional analytic and problem solving skills
    • Deep knowledge of IP networking
    • Revel in operating large scale systems
    1) “Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    2) “Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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