Returning Candidate?

Senior Software Development Manager - AWS Redshift

Senior Software Development Manager - AWS Redshift

Amazon Development Center Germany GmbH
Recruiting Team 


Job Description

The Database Services team, AWS Redshift, is looking for you - an experienced technical leader to take our early lead in the database services market and extend it by defining and delivering industry leading next generation database services architected for the cloud.
The Redshift team is responsible for setting the database strategy and delivering distributed structured storage services to AWS customers for the relational and the non-relational database segments. We believe that both AWS and Database Services, while large profitable businesses, are in their infancy. Over the next few years, they will represent a very large business for Amazon.
A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, and have strong business acumen and judgment. You have the ability to define visionary, ground breaking products and the ability to hire and lead a team. Finally, you should have the desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact.

Key responsibilities:
  • You will take overall responsibility for growing and leading a database software development team responsible for rethinking the assumptions behind how traditional database services were built and thinking how to build database services best suited for the cloud.
  • You will develop the design, implementation, testing and deployment of these database services.
  • You will draw from your deep and broad technical and management expertise to mentor senior engineers and managers, complete hands-on technical work and provide leadership on complex technical issues, design tradeoffs, and feature and schedule prioritization.
  • You will also work with senior executives to develop business targets and resource requirements, influence our technical and business strategy.

This position within the Database Services team represents an unusual opportunity to shape the technology and future of a rapidly evolving industry and business.

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 10+ years in software development.
  • 6+ years in engineering people management positions.

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • A leadership position in a team delivering database kernel, virtualized storage, distributed systems or operating systems.
  • Work experience delivering one or more version one products, ideally in a startup setting.