• Software Development Leader - Amazon Web Services - Boston, MA

    Location US-MA-BOSTON
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/29/2019 6:36 AM)
    Job ID
    786493
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Software Development Manager position within Amazon Web Services (AWS) located in our Development Center in the Seaport District of Boston, MA as part of the Storage Gateway team. Candidates with large scale distributed systems and storage experience would be ideal.
    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. At AWS we are continuously innovating and expanding our pay-as-you-go cloud based services to meet the growing needs of our customers. Amazon Web Services cover a wide range of computing, networking, storage, database and application deployment domains; providing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions to a broad range of customers and use cases.


    AWS Storage Gateway is a service connecting an on-premises software appliance with cloud-based storage to provide seamless and secure integration between an organization’s on-premises IT environment and AWS’s storage infrastructure. The service allows you to securely store data in the AWS cloud for scalable and cost-effective storage. The AWS Storage Gateway supports industry-standard storage protocols that work with your existing applications. It provides low-latency performance by maintaining frequently accessed data on-premises while securely storing all of your data encrypted in Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, or Amazon Glacier.


    Storage Gateway also acts as a center of innovation for all of AWS’s hybrid cloud offerings. Over the course of 2018, Storage Gateway helped to launch two additional services (AWS DataSync and AWS Transfer for SFTP). As a leader on the Storage Gateway software development team you will have regular interactions with these groups and the opportunity to work with other service launches providing more opportunities for innovation and career growth.

    We are looking for experienced Engineering Leaders to grow AWS business. In this position you will be a member of a leadership team on a game changing AWS service that is reliable, scalable and high-performing. In addition, at Amazon, along with superlative technical strength, we expect our engineering leaders to interact with customers, to understand our business goals, and to innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

    As a member of the leadership team owning software development and service operations you will be responsible for all aspects of the group’s success, including realizing our roadmap, developing the careers of our engineers, ensuring high-quality software that exceeds customer expectations, and maintaining operational excellence for the systems and service that you will own.

    The ideal candidate is excited about the incredible opportunity that cloud computing represents, and is passionate about delivering high quality services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities can shift fast. The leaders we are looking for will bring proven experience building, leading, managing, and mentoring engineering teams. Experience with using, and especially operating web-based infrastructure services is a plus.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • 5+ years professional experience in system software development and delivery
    • 3+ years of experience building, leading, managing and mentoring high-performance engineering teams
    • Proven object-oriented design and implementation skills (Java, and/or C++), preferably on Linux
    • Deep understanding of computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms
    • Proven track record iteratively delivering high quality software on time

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
    • Experience developing system software, distributed systems and data networking offerings
    • Knowledge of storage solutions
    • Working knowledge of storage performance challenges and their solutions
    • Proficient in network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming
    • Familiar with building secure software and security algorithms
    • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Experience developing a product vision
    Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but are necessary for Amazon leaders:
    - Exhibits excellent judgment
    - Hires and develops great people
    - Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business
    - Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
    - Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
    - Strong results orientation
    - Thinks big

    Apply online or reach out to taranav@amazon.com to know more

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