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Software Development Manager, AWS Relational Database Service

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Help us revolutionize the Cloud! AWS is the fastest growing division within Amazon.
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is an industry leading web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud.

We are looking for a for a seasoned senior software engineering manager to lead our engineering teams in Vancouver, B.C.

More information on Amazon RDS is available at

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• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
• 3+ years of experience managing software engineering teams
• 5+ years' experience in system software development and delivery
• Strong understanding of distributed computing, network programming, network-oriented design patterns, and their best practices


• Experience with database systems internals, query optimization, and storage systems
• Hands on experience with professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills
• Experience in designing and building sophisticated fault-tolerant distributed systems
• Hands on experience building web platforms and services
• Deep expertise in SQL/NoSQL databases

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