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Software Development Manager

Who is 2nd Watch?

2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Partner providing managed cloud services to enterprises and a recognized leader among Managed Cloud Providers (MSPs). The company's subject matter experts, software-enabled services and cutting-edge solutions provide companies with tested, proven, and trusted solutions, allowing them to fully leverage the power of the public cloud seamlessly and within their own organizational constraints. 2nd Watch solutions are high performing, robust, increase operational excellence, decrease time to market, accelerate growth and lower risk. Its patent-pending, proprietary tools automate everyday workload management processes for big data analytics, digital marketing, line-of-business and cloud native workloads. 2nd Watch is a new breed of partner which tailors solutions for enterprises, including design, deploy and managed cloud solutions. 2nd Watch has more than 400 enterprise workloads under its management and more than 200,000 instances in its managed public cloud. The venture-backed company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about 2nd Watch, visit or call 888-317-7920.

Why 2nd Watch?

2nd Watch is in growth mode, and we are looking to build out our existing teams this year. From Managed Cloud Services to Cloud Enablement, Operations, Application Development, DevOps, Automation, Product Development, and everything in between…we are looking for superstars.  Our teams are setting industry-level standards around AWS product management and delivery, and we are looking for like-minded, focused candidates to join us.   We're building our team with talented and passionate Cloud Consultants who will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a broad use of Amazon's utility computing web resources. 

Where you fit:

2nd Watch has a unique company culture and working environment that live and breathe success and promote pushing the envelope every day in your respective role at the company.  This is what drives our teams.   Getting our attention takes creativity, ingenuity, a desire to improve each day, and a track record of caring about who you are affecting both positively and negatively while you are getting the right stuff done.

We are looking for a the most technically forward-thinking, Cloud-Passionate employees in the world and work daily to align our core values with those that we hire - Fearlessness, Tenacity, Humility, Customer Focus, Empowering One Another, Working Together, Winning as a Team, Honesty, Transparency, Having FUN – these are all key elements to who we hire. 


Position Title:

Software Development Manager

Scope and Responsibilities

  • You recognize that creating world-class cloud solutions requires more than elegant code. It requires small, autonomous, high performing teams backed by common Agile collaboration and DevOps practices.
  • You are a strong people manager who has a track record of mentoring junior and senior staff to improve technical, interpersonal, and professional skills.
  • You are a multiplier who prides yourself in cultivating leadership capabilities of all employees, thus developing future multipliers.
  • You challenge employees to take smart risks, learn new skills, and maximize their potential. Through this approach you demonstrate and foster a culture of enthusiasm and passion for delighting customers. 
  • You have great communication skills, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. You prescribe to continuous process improvements which is fueled by your tendency to analytically assess performance. You understand which metrics are fruitful for improvement and, as a servant leader, you protect your team's velocity by identifying and removing impediments that are preventing the team from achieving maximum performance.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Deep experience managing small high-performance development teams including hiring, firing, and performance management.
  • Ability to keep up to date on the latest development methodologies and technologies.  We want 2nd Watch to be an example to our customers of how to best do Cloud development.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience leading development teams and shipping software

Benefits and Perks:

  • Beyond an amazing, collaborative work environment, great people and inspiring, innovative work, we have some great benefits and perks:
  • Competitive salaries and all employees are bonus eligible
  • 401(k) with company stock plans to all employees
  • 100% paid medical, dental and vision coverage for all employees and 85% paid for family, along with other wellness and disability plans
  • No limit / regulation on Paid Time Off – We let you manage yourself. 
  • Catered lunches, fully stocked kitchens, focus on Philanthropy and giving back to the communities we support


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