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Software Development Manager - VOD Transcoding

Software Development Manager - VOD Transcoding

Job ID 
486337
Location 
US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 
9/15/2017
Company 
Elemental Technologies LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

AWS Elemental is an Amazon Web Services company that combines deep video expertise with the power and scale of the cloud. We are looking for a Software Development Manager to lead a team of engineers in building the best Video On Demand Transcoder.

In this position, you will direct the work of an engineering team with many talents. Your team members will be embedded media software engineers, web-based user interface engineers, and quality engineers specializing in both manual and automated testing. Together, you will deliver collections of new features and improvements to our VOD transcoding products. You’ll be challenged and rewarded, and our customers will love the work that you do to help us give our customers the freedom to focus on what matters: transforming ideas into compelling content that captivates viewers.

What you’ll do:
  • Lead your team of engineers as they design, implement, and test new features in our products
  • Partner with AWS Elemental field personnel to harden the requirements for feature requests
  • Act as the technical product owner and work with product management to deliver features and releases customers need
  • Provide engineering estimates for candidate features to help with overall team planning
  • Recruit new talent to grow your team and mentor these engineers as they progress in their careers
  • Clear roadblocks for your team and empower them to do their best work
  • Work with other managers to evolve our processes as necessary
  • Learn a tremendous amount about modern media technologies
  • Have fun in a challenging but rewarding environment

Basic Qualifications

  • A BS in a math, science, or an Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing teams of software engineers
  • A proven ability to learn new domains and provide leadership
  • Media experience is a great help, but not a strict requirement

Preferred Qualifications

See all AWS Elemental positions at: http://www.elemental.com/company/careers/open-positions