• Software Development Manager - Distributed Systems EBS

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 8:36 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services is looking for experienced engineering leaders to help us define and build the future of computing. The AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS) service delivers high performance virtualized storage "in the cloud" for EC2. Durable storage is a key building block for any application and as a member of the EBS team you'll work alongside outstanding engineers and leaders to develop and operate one of the largest storage services in the world.

    We are looking for an innovative engineering manager to own, build, and grow the meta-data systems that make up EBS. Grow and lead a team that will design, develop, test, and operate large scale distributed systems that runs on several thousands of nodes and can be resilient in different situations like infrastructure failures, network partitions, etc. As a member of the EBS leadership team you will help set and meet aggressive goals and by working with customers and other leaders throughout AWS you will help shape our long term technical and business strategy.

    The ideal candidate will be excited about the incredible opportunity cloud computing represents, will be passionate about distributed systems , and thrive on building and driving great teams to deliver high quality software. This is a fast paced environment that requires strong technical and business judgment and great communication skills.

    Consult the following links to find out more about the exciting work being done in Elastic Block Store.
    What is EBS and what do we do?

    AWS blog post about larger and faster EBS volumes:

    CrowdStrike re:Invent presentation about running Cassandra on EBS:

    How Amazon Web Services Uses Formal Methods:

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

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 8+ years of industry experience
    • 4+ years of management experience
    • SDMEBS

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Programming in Java, C and/or C++ in Linux or Windows environment.
    • Experience building an operating a large scale distributed system
    • Experience with distributed consensus protocols like Paxos, Raft, etc.

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