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Software Development Manager - Region Build Team


Dublin, Ireland


Who we are: Our team builds the tools and processes that deliver the computing resources that Amazon’s software teams need to build and grow their services. As an infrastructure service provider, we own the processes and tools that Amazon business teams use to plan, order, receive, and manage server capacity. What we do matters; every customer who uses Amazon’s products is supported by the computing infrastructure we provide!

Our priorities are to (1) provide Amazon teams with reliable, rapid access to the compute capacity they need, anywhere they do business; (2) enable business and finance teams use to responsibly manage growth and exercise controllership; (3) eliminate waste and identify opportunities to reduce the cost per unit of work; (4) minimize infrastructure operations burden so that software teams can spend more time building great new services and products for Amazon customers.

What you will do: You will build and lead our development effort to automate and optimize cloud build processes in new regions. Your team will own region build tools, host registration services and host database. Your top priority is to ensure you are hiring and developing a great organization, raising the bar on our software development practices and the customer experience using our tools.

Why it matters: Amazon and Amazon Web Services are growing at an incredible rate. To keep up with that growth, we must continually innovate with new processes and automation that simplify our operations at massive scale. You’ll have a company-wide impact; your work will impact thousands of developers and teams. You’ll help us rapidly launch and scale our services while maintaining financial controls and improving utilization. The processes you operate will benefit Amazon’s external customers, be they using the Retail website and Amazon Web Services.

Why you’ll love it: You’ll see all aspects of the Amazon business, from our Retail websites to our digital products to the inner workings of Amazon Web Services. You’ll work with massive data sets. You’ll improve the agility of our technical teams. You’ll be part of a growing, fast paced, and fun team. You’ll have ownership, not just responsibility; and you’ll define and execute processes to deliver both savings and productivity for AWS and Amazon.


· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field. Graduate degree a plus.
· 4+ years of relevant engineering experience.
· 2+ years people management experience.
· Experience leading large-scale software projects.
· Experience running high-availability systems with an emphasis on operational excellence.


· Project Management skills/experience
· Deep technical knowledge of software development, large-scale data technologies, distributed computing, and AWS products.
· Excellent communication and data presentation skills that allow you to clearly, compellingly, and effectively influence audiences internally and externally, across organization boundaries
· Able to source, work with, and combine disparate data sets to answer business questions
· Able to operate autonomously, making the right judgment calls on approach, priorities, and solutions
· Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
· Effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
· Ability to set a bold vision for your products and inspire your team to execute on that vision.
· Ability to grow and develop your organization through successful hiring and coaching.


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