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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

Job ID 
604034
Location 
US-VA-Ballston
Posted Date 
1/2/2018
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Would you like to be part of a team that is redefining the IT industry? Do you have the development and management expertise necessary to position Amazon as the technology platform of the future? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is leading the next paradigm shift in computing and is looking for world class candidates to lead our global program efforts to accelerate government, education and non-profit customer adoption.

As Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of cloud based web applications. A successful candidate will have a strong software development background in developing web applications. You will have kept your technical skills sharp and have exceptional people management, project management, and communication skills

Responsibilities
  • Full responsibility for overall software development life cycle
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Management of day to day activities of the engineering team
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team using an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Work closely with engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and implementation
  • Contribute to innovation with technical and product suggestions
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management
  • Increase adoption of best practices in code development, testing, and maintainability
  • Mentor junior SDEs

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years hands-on programming experiences developing complex consumer facing web applications
  • 3+ years managing software development teams including hands-on architectural experience
  • 3+ years delivering complex projects using Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience of building and growing engineering talent
  • 3+ years' experience with professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable working with AWS Services and APIs.
  • Experience with leading Java script frameworks like React.js and node.js
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.