• Sr. Software Development Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/20/2019 7:58 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Do you have passion for building cloud services that accelerate innovation for developers and enable new experiences? Do you like playing games? At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are obsessed with helping customers use cloud technologies to revolutionize the way they build and run games. We are seeking a Senior Manager of Software Development for a new cloud service designed for the world's largest and most ambitious games.

    We are looking for an experienced leader to build and grow teams that will deliver and operate large-scale cloud services. This person will be an ambitious self-starter with proven team leadership skills, strong analytical chops, and persuasive writing capabilities, and have the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment. If you have these traits and are excited about making a big impact in cloud computing and games, we're looking for you!

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Manage and grow high-performance development teams
    • Sustain a high development pace while scaling services rapidly
    • Maintain meaningful operational SLAs that define the customer experience
    • Drive the architecture and technology choices for existing and new services
    • Iteratively design features loved by developers and used by games with millions of players

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) experience
    • 7+ years of experience managing engineers and/or engineering managers
    • 3+ years of experience engineering distributed systems
    • Experience building large-scale web services backed by cloud services, such as AWS

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS or PhD in Computer Science
    • Demonstrated success building high-performing engineering teams
    • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver complex, high quality, software products with minimal guidance
    • Experience delivering one or more V1 products, ideally in a startup or similar setting
    • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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