• Senior Manager, Development

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 days ago(6/20/2018 11:17 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    The AWS Messaging & Targeting team delivers innovative services that address the targeting and engagement needs of our customers. Current services include Amazon Pinpoint, AWS SNS Global SMS, Amazon Mobile Analytics and AWS Simple Email Service that together deliver billions of emails, push notifications and text messages around the world every day. We seek to empower and enlighten our customers towards building better relationships with their own customers by delivering highly reliable, scalable and secure communication services along with powerful targeting and analytic services by taking advantage of the cloud’s unique capabilities along with Amazons rich experience in this space.

    As the Senior Manager of Development for the Messaging organization within AWS Messaging & Targeting, you will be responsible for the development and operations of AWS Simple Email Service, Amazon SNS Global SMS and Amazon SNS Mobile Push. You will manage the roadmap for future product development, including additional digital engagement channels, new features for existing services, operational improvements for existing services, and regional expansion. In this role, you will have a chance to interact with large AWS customers, including leading-edge enterprises and high-growth startups, and use their feedback to drive innovation. You will be hands-on with your engineering teams based in Seattle and Europe, and work closely with Product Management, senior leadership and partner teams spanning targeting, analytics and anti-abuse. You will hire talented engineers and bring them together as a team that innovates and delivers. You will leverage your experience with web-scale development teams, technologies and operations to build secure, reliable, scalable, fast, cost-effective services with high operational quality. You will help set – and will be expected to deliver on – aggressive goals for adoption, operational performance, and feature delivery.

    You will report to the General Manager of AWS Messaging & Targeting and be part of the AWS engineering leadership team. You will play a critical role in building the engineering and operational roadmap, setting operational standards, defining resource requirements and overall influence of our long-term technical and business strategy.

    To be successful in this role you will need an established background in building and leading web-scale software teams, interacting closely with customers and building strong partner relationships to deliver mutual benefits. Strong team building skills are essential as you will be building and leading multiple teams across different locations.

    This position represents a rare opportunity to drive industry-leading engineering efforts at the highest levels of scalability, reliability and operational excellence, positively impacting millions of people around the world.

    For more information on AWS Messaging & Targeting services, see https://aws.amazon.com/pinpoint/, https://aws.amazon.com/ses/ and https://aws.amazon.com/sns/

    Basic Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
      • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
      • 5+ years of work experience hiring and developing software development teams, ideally, leading teams across multiple geographies
      • Strong track record of building and leading world-class software and operations teams, and delivering compelling customer experiences

    Preferred Qualifications

      • Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
      • Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
      • Thinks big
      • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
      • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing
      • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
      • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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