1+ months

Senior Manager, Software Development - AWS Financial Systems

Seattle, WA 98104


Amazon has a history and tradition of leading the world in web-related technologies and services. The Harris Poll recently found Amazon to be the most trusted company in the United States, with products and services ranked over Apple and Google. One of those products is Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world€™s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 175 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers€”including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies€”are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

AWS Business Systems seeks a world class Software Development Manager to support the AWS Finance team. In partnership with business, operations, and technology teams throughout AWS, this position will drive strategic initiatives to improve financial reporting efficiency, and optimize the planning and reporting processes. This role will engage with executive leadership and cross functional teams to drive results. In addition to requiring a high level of technical expertise in building enterprise wide software and data infrastructure, you will work closely with peer finance and business teams to innovate around predictive and ML capabilities. Ideal candidates will have expertise in all phases of the software lifecycle management process. The data flowing through our services directly contributes to decision-making by our CFO and all levels of finance leadership.

As a SDM, you will play a thought leadership role in our team €“ the team will look to you for advice on analytical and business issues facing them. You must be willing to insist on the highest standards for quality, maintainability, and performance. You will ensure that engineering best practices are followed and that software is designed to be highly-available, dynamically scalable, and resilient to continuity threats. You will own the goals and roadmap of your team and will set the strategic direction for your team. Successful candidates will be high-bandwidth leaders who can cut through the noise, simplify relentlessly, deliver results, and build great teams around themselves.


· 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
· Bachelor€™s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
· 3+ years of hands-on experience hiring and managing engineering teams. Strong people management experience
· Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
· Knowledge of 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
· Proficiency with at least one modern programming language (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, Ruby)
· Knowledge of big data technology such as Hadoop, Spark, Presto etc.
· Strong engineering background including data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis


· Master€™s degree Computer Science or related field
· Experience with AWS stack such as EMR, S3, Glue, Redshift
· Experience building/operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets
· Strong object-oriented design skills with understanding of common design paradigms
· A passion for delivering results and building trust with senior leaders
· Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor
· Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
· A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2020-06-12 Expires: 2020-08-12

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