1+ months

Sr Manager of Software Development - Elemental R&D

Portland, OR 97201


AWS Elemental is an Amazon Web Services company that combines deep video expertise with the power and scale of the cloud. We are looking for a Senior Software Development Manager to lead a team of engineers in growing our AWS Elemental MediaLive service.

In this position, you will direct the work of multiple engineering teams with many talents. Your team members will be embedded media software engineers, distributed systems engineers, and quality engineers. Together, you will focus on delivering new functionality, improving the architecture, and operating the most robust Live cloud transcoding service available. You€™ll be challenged and rewarded by shipping software that creates beautiful video streaming experiences.

What you€™ll do:
· Be the technical product owner of an AWS service, working closely with product managers to define and deliver the roadmap
· Lead your team of engineers as they design, implement, and test new features in our products
· Partner with AWS Elemental field personnel to harden the requirements for feature requests
· Institute and enforce rigorous operational practices to ensure customers can rely on your service for their most valuable content
· Delight customers by actively managing their issues and delivering timely fixes
· Recruit new talent to grow your team and mentor these engineers as they progress in their careers
· Clear roadblocks for your team and empower them to do their best work
· Work with other managers to evolve our processes as necessary
· Learn a tremendous amount about modern media technologies
· Have fun in a challenging but rewarding environment


· A BS in a math, science, or an Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
· 10+ years' experience managing teams of software engineers
· 3 + years€™ experience managing managers
· 2+ years€™ experience managing product management


· Experience with streaming and broadcast media technologies
· A strong track record of shipping software as both an engineer and a manager
· A proven ability to learn new domains and provide leadership
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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


Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-08-21

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