Software Development Manager, AWS FSx

Amazon Web Services

Seattle, WA 98194

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description


Job summary

FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a brand new service, launched at AWS Storage Day 2021, that brings the features, performance, and APIs of NetApp's ONTAP file system to AWS as a fully-managed service. Customers are already excited about the service, but we are just getting started!

We are looking for a Software Development Manager to play a leadership role on this new and growing service and be the site leader for filesystems in Atlanta. Come join the Amazon Web Services engineering team in our Midtown Manhattan location as we revolutionize the world of cloud storage!

Building a High-Performing & Inclusive Team

You should be passionate about attracting & developing a world-class team that welcomes, celebrates, and leverages a diverse set of backgrounds and skillsets to deliver results. Driving results is your primary responsibility, and doing so in a way that builds on our inclusive culture is key to our long term success.

Work/Life Balance

AWS FSx puts a high value on work-life balance. Many days, our team is located in the Boston, NYC, or Atlanta offices, but we’re also flexible when people occasionally need to work from home. We generally keep core in-office hours from 10am to 4pm. About half of us come in earlier and the other half of us stay later.

Delivering and Delighting our Customers

Building reliable and high-performance services and features at AWS scale requires technical leaders with extraordinary expertise and boundless creativity. At Amazon, managers will interact with customers, understand our business goals, and innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

Mentorship & Career Growth

We have a talented, driven, and fun team of engineers who are passionate about innovating on behalf of our customers. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the career development of this team and its culture as we rapidly hire and scale to meet the growing demands of our customers.

Key job responsibilities

* Manage a team of engineers in delivering key customer goals

* Maintain a high operations and quality bar for our software and team

* Hire talented, passionate individuals to help us grow

* Mentor, coach, grow, and promote our awesome engineers

* Drive technical and organizational strategy, partnering with PMs and senior leadership


+ 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

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

+ 7+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery

+ 3+ years of experience building, leading, managing and mentoring high-performance engineering teams

+ Understanding of a modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Python

+ Experience designing, building and delivering high quality software on time


Exposure to any of the following: - Scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms

+ Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development

+ Storage software, storage protocols and high-performance mapping constructs

+ Network protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, HTTPS, DHCP and DNS

+ Building secure software and security algorithms

+ Building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems

+ Passion for technical leadership and mentoring

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills

+ Effective analytical skills, with problem solving abilities in the face of ambiguity

+ Ability to collaborate with a talented, diverse team

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

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