• Software Development Manager

    Company/Location (search) CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4/20/2018 9:29 AM)
    Job ID
    AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
  • Job Description

    Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers can durably store their data on AWS’s proven computing infrastructure to achieve virtually limitless storage capacity at minimal cost. Amazon S3 provides simple APIs that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. While the emerging area of cloud computing has seen tremendous growth over the past few years, we are still in the early stages of realizing its full potential.

    S3 Storage Engine is looking for a Software Development Manager to lead the buildout of next generation projects for an area of strategic importance and significant impact. We are custodians of all of S3's customer data and have full control of how that data is accessed, stored, kept durable and highly available. In this role, you will drive the design and implementation of new storage read and write paradigms. You will define, plan and execute on deliverables that drive game changing performance and throughput improvements to S3's storage platform. You will partner with technical leaders and with other teams in S3 Storage to deliver these capabilities at S3 scale.

    The right candidate must be able to dive deep into engineering, operations and business details. You’ll need to excel at hiring and developing your technical talent. S3 Storage operates at large scale and stores critical data for customers world-wide, so a passion and discipline around operational excellence is key. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. Come work hard and make history with Amazon S3.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Math or related field
    • 5+ years of experience managing software development teams
    • 7+ years of experience in understanding of all aspects of software engineering, including coding, architecture and design
    • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • Experience taking complex projects from initial concept through final launch.
    • A passion for large scale, high customer impact systems
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Math or related field
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience driving continuous quality improvement initiatives
    • Experience with storage media technologies and cloud storage business

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