• Senior Leader, Software Development

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months 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

    **Amazon and its subsidiaries ("Amazon") are equal opportunity employers, and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, political ideology, ancestry, the presence of any physical, sensory or mental disabilities, or other legally protected status.**
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