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Software Development Manager, Builder Tools, Code Foundations

Dallas, TX 75201
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Job summary
We€™re hiring a proven leader for the JavaScript language team, to lead a team of talented engineers to support the JavaScript language ecosystem across Amazon. Our goal is to make a delightful end-to-end developer experience that allows Amazon builders to easily create, update, and maintain JavaScript applications at scale.

The evolution of the end-to-end JavaScript developer experience is critical to the effectiveness of Amazon development teams. You will be responsible for hiring and coaching both individual contributors and people managers. Surrounded by world-class technical talent, you will translate user requirements and drive the evolving roadmap in the JavaScript language ecosystem. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are incredibly passionate about the success of Amazon builders.

The ideal candidate is passionate about new opportunities and has a strong track record of successfully leading and delivering new features/products. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building scalable software products. This person thrives on delivering high quality technology solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Key job responsibilities
You will play a critical role in shaping the definition, design, roadmap, and development of existing and new products, in addition to:

  • Hiring, retaining, and growing top management and engineering talent within your group;
  • Being a clear technical voice, working in partnership with your teams to deliver an solutions which will scale with the needs of the AWS and Amazon as a whole;
  • Quickly and reliably delivering high quality technical solutions that delight our customers;
  • Working on business strategy to define compelling product roadmaps;
  • Meeting with customers to learn and help them shape their own tooling story;
  • Clearly communicating risks and successes at the executive level

About the team
The Code Foundations team in Builder Tools is the centre of excellence for programming languages, service oriented architecture, and software curation at Amazon.


  • 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


  • Experience working with, developing or contributing to industry developer tooling, whether JavaScript-related (like Npm, Node.js, or Yarn) or not (Pip, Cargo, RubyGem, Gradle, Bazel, etc.)
  • Experience contributing to large open-source projects on a regular basis
  • Master€™s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $184,900 - 250,200/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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