1+ months

Senior Manager, Software Development

Arlington, VA 22201


Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) Networking is looking for a strong and experienced software development manager to step in and take ownership of a highly innovative technology offering, and build a business from the ground up. We are looking for someone who can lead a highly skilled team of software developers as they design, develop and deploy a new product build to operate at the scale of AWS' cloud. This leader will own staffing and managing the team, proposing, owning and delivering the product road-map. The successful candidate will be comfortable with dealing in an ambiguous problem space, working directly with customers to help guide the product design and road-map.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the potential of cloud computing as well as about building great resilient, scalable and high-performance services. This leader has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a rapid growth environment where priorities shift quickly.

We are looking for a strong leader who prioritizes well, communicates clearly and understands how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong team. They are a seasoned, mature engineering leader who is comfortable building teams and developing staff. This person has a proven track record of building a culture centered on customer focus, efficient execution, high quality, rigorous testing, deep monitoring, and solid deployment practices. AWS in general, and this business in particular, operates at very large scale and on critical workloads, so a passion and discipline around operational excellence is key. A high level of ownership and accountability is a must.

This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.

By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.


· Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Math.
· 10+ years' experience in developing software in modern .programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, Ruby, or Scala.
· 5+ years' experience managing and developing direct reports (performance review communication, accountability, motivation/engagement).


· Experience establishing and evolving lean or agile development processes.
· Firsthand knowledge of the engineering challenges with large scale distributed systems.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Possess industry experience in SD-WAN or Hybrid Networking
· An MBA and/or a degree in Computer Science (or the equivalent), or professional work experience as a software engineer is a huge plus


Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-08-21

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