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Software Development Manager, AWS Auto Scaling, AWS EC2 Auto Scaling

Full Time
4 hours ago
Job summary
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides cloud infrastructure for many of the world's largest companies, and AWS Auto Scaling is building the next generation of Auto Scaling - offering even more "cloud intelligence" allowing our customers to intelligently and dynamically scales applications. We build on over 10 years of experience creating and operating one of the world's largest cloud computing platform.

As a Software Development Manager at AWS, you have the opportunity to manage a software engineering team building the tools customers rely on to run their businesses. You will influence our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire talented team members and be part of the larger technical leadership community of Amazon. This position provides the opportunity to work in a creative environment and be part of a culture of innovation with a focus on delighting our users.

If all of this sounds exciting to you, then please come join us and help shape the future of AWS Auto Scaling. We are looking for talented and self-motivated individuals with the capability to learn and tackle new challenges.

About Us:
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives. This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. We don't like getting paged in the middle of the night or on the weekend, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don't get paged for the same issue twice.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


  • 7+ years of experience working directly within engineering teams
  • Experience partnering with product OR program management teams
  • 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
  • 3+ years of experience architecting and designing (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

• Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline
• 5+ years of software development experience with at least 2 years in a managerial role
• Proficiency in at least one relevant programming language such as Java, C, C#, C++, Ruby, Perl


  • 10+ years of software development experience with 5+ years of software development manager
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions.
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience building distributed systems and web services
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Strong problem solving ability and object-oriented skills
  • Experience working in an agile software development organization
  • In-depth knowledge of computer science, data structures and algorithms
  • Strong problem solving ability and object-oriented skills
  • Experience mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
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