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Software Development Manager - Amazon Lightsail

Software Development Manager - Amazon Lightsail

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Lightsail is hiring! Are you a strong technical leader that is looking for an opportunity to build and grow an exciting new AWS service? Are you passionate about redefining the way people experience the cloud? Do you love leading in an agile, innovative, high-growth environment? Come join the Amazon Lightsail team.
Lightsail is a new AWS service that redefines the AWS experience for customers. It is the easiest way to get started with AWS, enabling developers to easily get their cloud stacks up and running in seconds. Lightsail does the hard work on behalf of customers, allowing them to focus on the things that matter most to them: their code, content, and business.
We are looking for an innovative engineering leader to lead and grow core Lightsail engineering teams. You will have strong ownership of the design, implementation, and shipping of services and features, and you will see the positive impact your work delivers directly to real customers. You'll work with a talented, agile team that ships product, and have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology to scale a novel web service.
You should have a passion for building and growing high-performant teams, be able to communicate vision to your team and to leadership, and know how to prioritize in a high-growth environment with shifting priorities. Ideally, you have experience in operating web services with excellence, a track record of delivering high quality technology, and a strong sense of ownership and accountability.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 6+ years of industry experience
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years+ as development Manager
  • Experience building and operating scalable mission critical systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
  • Capacity to thrive in a startup-like environment