Software Development Manager - Relocation Available - 930172-0 (Woodmere)

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: Information Technology

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Seeking a Leader to expand a new AWS Development team in Northern Virginia!

Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community and Defense agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Are you the type of person that works with all teams to make operations a better place through automation and building tools?

Would you like to drive the systems operations of the world's largest scale cloud compute platform? Then this is the job for you.

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Development Manager to help us grow our organization. At Amazon, we hire hands-on managers at all levels. This leader must be able to dive deep into the details on business, operations, development and engineering. We need a technical, detail-oriented leader who can build and grow organizations. You will excel at hiring and developing both systems level and application level engineers. You will grow leaders in your organization and lead a charter that grows as your organization grows. Our services operate at large scale with workloads critical to national security, so a passion and discipline around operational excellence is key. You will share big ideas and execute to deliver the next big innovations at rapid pace. Finally, with your strong ownership bias, you will continually improve how things are done.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

Hire, train, and grow new operations teams
Drive continual improvement in systems operations through tool building and automation.
Participate in the definition of the roadmap for our services - including brand new ones - in collaboration with our product managers, other development and engineering managers, and engineers.
Drive root cause analyses, in collaboration with other software development teams, as well as leading local development to improve operational performance.
Define and drive projects and report on their progress.
Report on the health of these services at an executive level.
Meet with internal and external customers to develop relationships and clarify requirements and schedules.
Collaborate with and learn from world-class leaders to meet world-class challenges, every day


This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics or equivalent experience
7+ years of building successful production software systems.
3+ years of leading Agile Development teams.
2+ years of people management experience


Demonstrated success building and leading teams
Strong performance engineering and capacity planning background
Leading development life cycle processes and best practices, esp. in the areas of deployment automation and monitoring
Agile engineering practices (Kanban, continuous delivery, etc.)
Mentoring/training systems engineers and software developers
Experience with distributed systems at scale
AWS service usage on commercial or government
Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

*Please email AWS Sourcing Recruiter, Scott Korkowski ( if you have questions.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

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Job details

Herndon Area, VA Washington, DC | Greater Metro Area

AWS Government Cloud

Software Development
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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