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Software Development Leader - AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Software Development Leader - AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Job ID 
549230
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
12/6/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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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 core storage systems that make up EBS and is responsible for the performance, availability, scalability and durability of customer data. Grow and lead a team that will design, develop, test, and operate core storage systems involving both low-level high-performance systems that push hardware to its limits and massive scale distributed systems. 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 storage, 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?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKftR47Ljvw

AWS blog post about larger and faster EBS volumes:
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/now-available-16-tb-and-20000-iops-elastic-block-store-ebs-volumes/

CrowdStrike re:Invent presentation about running Cassandra on EBS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R-mgOcOSd4

How Amazon Web Services Uses Formal Methods:
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/lamport/tla/formal-methods-amazon.pdf

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • 2+ years managing through other managers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience programming in Java, C and/or C++ in Linux or Windows environment.
  • Experience building scalable infrastructure software for commercial online services.
  • Experience with storage, filesystems, virtualization technologies and on-demand computing.

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