Software Engineering Manager (Security Engine)

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Amazon's core AWS Nitro team is responsible for the design and maintenance of all of Amazon's core compute platforms. We have a special focus on our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) that is the basis for much of AWS. We are also responsible for building the infrastructure and tools associated with security, operational safety, performance characterization, qualification, build and deployment of our platforms.

We are seeking out a Software Engineering Leader to own/build the software components required to manage the full life-cycle of our server platforms. We need to continue building out the engineering team, establish timelines, and manage deliverables. Multiple development teams will act as your customer and coordinating requirements across them will be essential.

Responsibilities will include:
· Manage a team that develops software for the Nitro infrastructure
· Work across various environments from team labs to public EC2
· Champion continuous improvements to testing coverage, diversity, and alarming
· Lead the team to schedule and manage the contents for future and on-going upgrades and releases.

We are looking for an ambitious self-starter with a passion and experience in development and automation. We need proven analytical capabilities, strong persuasive writing skills, and the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate is expected to have solid understanding of computer science fundamentals, and expertise in C/C++ development in a Linux environment. Specific, in-depth knowledge of the use, design, and development of Linux operating system internals is preferred. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
· 7+ years' software experience in a modern programming language, such as Java, Scala, C or C++.
· 4+ years' experience managing and developing direct reports (performance review communication, accountability, motivation/engagement)

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with designing and building large scale systems
· Track record of defining and executing on complex projects
· Experience leading teams using multiple languages
· Excellent problem solving skills; ability to simplify and innovate
· Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to collaborate, be both highly motivated and motivating
· Proven results oriented person with a bias to action

Job tags: Automation AWS C Java Linux
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