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Software Development Manager - EC2 Insights

Software Development Manager - EC2 Insights

Job ID 
500739
Location 
ZA-Cape Town
Posted Date 
2/23/2017
Company 
Amazon Development Centre (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking talented leaders to build and a grow a team of engineers, and turn the enormous volume of data EC2 generates every minute into valuable operational insights.

Amazon EC2 provides on-demand scalable compute capacity, and powers some of the largest web services in the world. You will collaborate with a top-tier community to build systems to aggregate, process, work with and visualize data to find ways to improve how EC2 operates.

The successful candidate will have strong technical leadership experience, and have a proven track-record in managing teams to deliver results. You have a strong software engineering background, with a passion for working with large-scale data systems. You engage with customers to understand their needs, show excellent judgement in establishing priorities, and can successfully manage implementation in an agile environment. We move fast and work closely together on small teams to solve big problems.

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years’ professional software development experience
  • 3+ years’ experience managing engineering teams
  • Demonstrated ability to understand an ambiguous problem domain and deliver robust and maintainable solutions to customers
  • Demonstrated experience building large-scale data processing systems
  • Proven ability to hire and grow a team of high-performing engineers
  • Proven ability to maintain high quality and operational excellence
  • Experience leading and working in an agile development environment
  • Strong customer focus, written and verbal communication skills and analytical abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ professional software development experience, with demonstrated results building and managing large volume and high throughput distributed systems in large-scale distributed Linux environments
  • 5+ years’ technical leadership experience with increasing scope of responsibility
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services or other cloud provider
  • Excellent track-record leading the design and implementation of large-scale data systems
  • Experience working with production machine learning systems

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