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Senior Engineering Manager, AWS CloudFront

Senior Engineering Manager, AWS CloudFront

Job ID 
546328
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/4/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Do you enjoy watching the latest movies, television shows, or sporting events on your computer, tablet or smartphone? Do you hate waiting for your pages to load or your show to re-buffer? Good - us too.

Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery and one of the cornerstones of AWS. We bring the Internet closer to end users, speeding up the user experience. CloudFront integrates with other Amazon Web Services to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content (webpages, games, movies, live streams, etc.) to end users with low latency and high data transfer speeds. CloudFront uses a global network of edge locations to cache and route requests to the best possible location based on known latency, available capacity and many other factors. We build for massive scale and performance.

We have no shortage of bright ideas but we need you help to turn them into reality.

We are looking for experienced Software Development Managers to build and grow teams that will deliver and operate large scale cloud services and end-to-end solutions. We’re looking for an ambitious self-starter with a passion for cloud computing and who can serve as a strong advocate for our customers. We needstrong technical candidates with proven analytical capabilities, strong persuasive writing skills, internet business experience, and the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.

Here are some reasons you should come work with us:
  • You will provide a service that is core to all modern Internet businesses.
  • You will be in charge of the complete software development lifecycle, defining, prioritizing, designing, building, and testing new features.
  • You will operate an AWS business with globally distributed servers and customers at a massive scale.
  • You will own one of the lowest latency and highest throughput services in all of AWS.
  • You will get the opportunity to work closely with a great team of software developers.
  • You will understand what it takes to grow and operate a global business at our scale.

We
  • Are a group of technologists from diverse backgrounds.
  • Obsess over our customer’s needs and experience.
  • Are owners. We love building new innovative technologies, and improving our existing ones.
  • Wear multiple hats. We enjoy the prototyping and tinkering stages, as well as the rigor of making solutions production-ready.
  • Are fast-growing, agile and collaborative.

You
  • Enjoy seeing the impact your work has on real customers.
  • Are comfortable in an agile environment and create order from ambiguity.
  • Build strong teams with others as passionate as you about this mission.
  • Take ownership and do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Want to create services at a massive scale used by millions of people.
  • Use data to make decisions and validate assumptions.
  • Learn from others and help grow those in your team to achieve their best.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field
  • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills
  • Computer Science fundamentals and technical architecture and design skills
  • 7+ years of experience managing engineers and/or engineering managers
  • 7+ years of experience driving new feature prioritization, development, and delivery
  • 5+ years of experience engineering distributed systems
  • 3+ years of experience writing and defending business plans/justifications
  • Must be a self-starter and motivated

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP, and UDP
  • Thorough understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST
  • Familiarity with Linux development environment
  • Strong OO programming skills, preferably in Java, C++ or C#
  • Experience in TDD techniques & Continuous Integration
  • Work experience delivering one or more V1 products, ideally in a startup or similar setting
  • Experience building large-scale web services backed by cloud services, such as AWS
  • Experience establishing and evolving engineering development processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience operating large scale systems
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