Amazon Data Services, Inc.


The Data Center Systems team is looking for an innovative, self-directed Software Development Manager to lead the effort in building the Infrastructure Device Management Tools team. You will own a team and portfolio of device lifecycle management products which manage physical on-premise compute devices installed in critical control infrastructure.

As a Manager, you will drive key engineering and business decisions that impact team’s long-term vision. You will be responsible for hiring and leading a team of engineers responsible for building high performing applications that interact with large scale distributed systems. In this position you will partner with product managers, cross-functional teams to execute both strategic and tactical roadmaps. A successful candidate will have an established background with strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills and motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

Key job responsibilities
The leader we are looking for will bring proven experience building, managing, and mentoring engineering teams. In this role:

You will build and manage a team of software engineers (from new grads to senior engineers) by hiring, coaching, and promoting. You will foster career growth and a strong team culture by leading and mentoring engineers with various experiences.
You will set high engineering standards and operational excellence for the team, and help them deliver incremental value to customers by administering agile development process.
You will effectively communicate within your team, with your peers, with senior leaders and with stakeholders. Through writing, you’ll distill and communicate technical concepts and challenges and be willing to argue for the right outcomes using data, conviction and diplomacy.
You will work with other teams and team members to break down complex challenges, iterate on designs, estimate engineering efforts, and create work-back schedules. You will be deeply in the details of any trade-offs between approaches. You’ll be an enabler and a force-multiplier for your team.

About the team
The Data Center Systems team builds the in-house software services and applications that AWS uses to control, monitor, and alarm on data center systems across the globe. Our services directly contribute to the high availability of AWS data centers and Amazon’s sustainability goals. Teams in Data Center Systems solve problems of massive metric ingestion, application security, distributed systems/cloud computing, data visualization, anomaly detection, analytics, and graph networks.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Denver, CO, USA


– 3+ years of engineering team management experience
– 7+ years of working directly within engineering teams experience
– 3+ years of designing or architecting (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
– 8+ years of leading the definition and development of multi tier web services experience
– Knowledge of engineering practices and patterns for the full software/hardware/networks development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, certification, and livesite operations
– Experience partnering with product or program management teams


– Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior leadership to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
– Experience in recruiting, hiring, mentoring/coaching and managing teams of Software Engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $148,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $287,700/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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