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Amazon Web Services Software Development Manager (Virtual Private Cloud) in Seattle, Washington


Job summary

Do opportunities to work on never-solved-before problems excite you? Are you interested in scaling challenges that are constantly evolving? Would you like to deliver real value to customers while growing an exemplary team?

HyperPlane is looking for an Engineering Lead to own a set of critical services that enable that enable various products such as NAT, Load Balancing and Private Network connectivity for customers. You will be responsible for growing the service to handle new use-cases and new scale. This team manages the core distributed system that tracks and routes connections for workloads ingressing and egressing the AWS network. As the Engineering Lead, you will grow a team of strong engineers and guide them through their careers. You will have a significant voice in the technical and business direction of the service and the team.

The ideal candidate is passionate about finding the right solution for each challenge. This leader has experience delivering high quality technical products or services in an environment with shifting priorities. The ideal candidate is a leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and who understands how to drive a high level of focus and excellence within a team. As EC2 continues to grow and evolve, this area is central to our ability to exceed the expectations of our customers.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

A day in the life

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. You will also have the opportunity to work directly with Scientists and Economists in putting ML models in production.

We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


· 7+ years of experience working directly within engineering teams

· Experience partnering with product OR program management teams

· 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers

· 3+ years of experience architecting and designing (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

· Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field

· 7+ years' software experience in a modern programming language, such as Java, Scala, C or C++.

· 3+ years' experience managing and developing direct reports (performance review communication, accountability, motivation/engagement)


· MS in Computer Science or related field

· Technically sound in software development activities and life cycles

· Experience with large scale distributed systems

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Internet and operating system security fundamentals


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