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Software Development Manager



Software Engineering
Portland, OR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

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Position Overview

At Autodesk, we are revolutionizing how people design, empowering them to imagine, design, and make a better world. We believe in the power of automation and modern technology to inspire creativity. If you're ready to be part of a that values resilience and uptime, the Developer Enablement team at Autodesk has the perfect position for you!

Autodesk's Development Enablement organization seeks a hands-on, experienced engineering manager to lead a team of experienced and driven engineers responsible for building, maintaining, and supporting Autodesk's next-generation platform.

This successful manager who possesses will lead an engineering team that develops and manage cloud platform technologies, and deployment pipelines, will have engineering leadership experience and hands-on background, can lead by example and drive projects through completion; they will be well-versed in modern automation frameworks that will be used to build supportive services used by our internal customer base.


  • Manage and mentor the software engineering / SRE team
  • Provide insight, feedback, and recommendations to senior management
  • Identify efficiency opportunities through automation
  • Manage the planning, execution, and success of technical projects
  • Work with architects, product owners, and experience designers towards a shared vision and contribute to product roadmaps and business strategies
  • Attract, hire, and grow top engineering talent
  • Collaborate with a geographically dispersed team and stakeholders.
  • Build a culture
  • Work with Autodesk's engineering teams to ensure applications and services are highly available and reliable
  • Perform code reviews, evaluate implementations, and provide feedback for tool improvements
  • Engage in technical and architectural discussions
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements, understand use cases, and build toward a cohesive technical strategy
  • Automate processes and propose new tools when needed
  • Mentor teammates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with cloud technologies (AWS)
  • Understanding of developing large-scale, distributed microservices architecture and platforms
  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience, 5+ years of hands-on technical leadership, and 5+ years of people management experience (a must)
  • Experience working with remote teams and other cross-functional stakeholders
  • Recent hands-on experience within one or more languages - Python/Go. (a must)
  • Experience with Scrum and agile development processes and methodologies
  • Customer-facing and service-oriented person
  • Understanding & curiosity of DevOps best practices, architectures, and methods
  • 4+ years of experience with Docker and Kubernetes/ECS environments
  • 4+ years of experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation (eg. TerraForm, Chef, Ansible)
  • 4+ years of experience defining and building CI/CD processes and working with common CI/CD tools (Jenkins/Circle CI/Spinnaker)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building apps on AWS using services such as Step functions, DynamoDB, IAM, EC2, CloudWatch and Lambda
  • Experience consuming, developing REST APIs
  • Good understanding of networking and security concepts
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools (NewRelic, Splunk, ELK)



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About Autodesk

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!


From health and financial benefits to time away and everyday wellness, we give Autodeskers the best, so they can do their best work. Learn more about our benefits in the U.S. by visiting

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Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $139,100 and $225,060. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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