Software Development Manager Bellevue WA, WorkSpaces


Bellevue, WA, USA

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Jan 14

Amazon WorkSpaces is revolutionizing end user computing by providing fully managed Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions from the AWS Cloud. Organizations can easily provision cloud-based desktops that allow their users to access documents, applications and the resources they need with the device of their choice, including laptops, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android tablets, and zero clients. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, customers can provision a high-quality cloud desktop experience for any number of users at a cost that is highly competitive with traditional desktops while costing less than most traditional virtual desktop solutions.

We are looking for a seasoned Software Development Manager, ideally with a decade or more of software development experience to run our Console and Tools team. A successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of outstanding engineers and developers, make multi-year architectural decisions and lead R&D efforts to drive critical growth areas for the product.

You will lead a team of engineers to drive design, architecture, and vision for their services while having a worldwide impact. The opportunity to make an impact in this role is only limited by the personal capacity of the candidate! If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been working towards and would like to deliver, please contact us today.

Software Development Managers at Amazon are expected to quickly understand organizational and product goals while being able to map them to project deliverables. They must be able to divide tasks across a team and manage team execution. They are fully responsible for the day to day operations of the team and held to a high standard on the quality of product produced and the quality of ongoing support and maintenance provided to our customers. They must build effective teams, organizational structure and hire and develop the best talent to execute on their vision.


  • 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 Degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Prior front-end/UI experience


  • Master Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving
  • Proven track record of delivery
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects in an Agile environment
  • Experience designing and building customer facing products
  • 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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