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Data Center Manager

Data Center Manager

Job ID 
380609
Location 
US-VA-Sterling
Posted Date 
10/20/2016
Company 
Vadata, Inc
Position Category 
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon.com is a fast paced technology company and a leader in the world of cloud compute services. We are currently expanding our infrastructure management team and are looking for proven technology managers with experience in people management, strong technical understanding and the drive and vision to take Amazon.com Data Center Operations to the next level. The successful candidate will have experience managing people with varying skill sets, creating, tracking and controlling budgets, devising strategies, mentoring people in all levels, sponsoring projects, managing work queues and proposing technical solutions.

The successful candidate will be operationally responsible for one or more of Amazon.com's Data Centers. Some high-level responsibilities include:
  • Routinely review ticket queue for large events and address problems accordingly
  • Coordinate change management resources
  • Guide, train and educate data staff on the best practices related to all service owner issues
  • Recommend, document, and oversee policies and procedures to meet industry best practices and to meet required SLAs
  • Manage a diverse team of Engineers with varying skills
  • Provide weekly report to the senior data center manager
  • Write and deliver performance reviews for staff

Basic Qualifications

Requires 5+ years leading technology teams with work experience as a information technology operations manager. Experience in managing front line supervisors or managers is highly desirable. The ideal candidate must have good team, organizational and planning skills, as well as stringent time management skills to balance dynamic workloads in a complex and dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of Linux or Unix systems administration
  • Networking experience and knowledge of cabling best practices
  • Hardware architectures knowledge and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with system management tools and client/server environments
  • Highly driven, self-managed individual who demonstrates initiative and proactively seeks solutions to problems
  • Greatly developed problem analysis and critical thinking experience.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven customer obsession track record
  • Experience in hiring skilled technology workers.
  • Bachelor's degree or better in an engineering or software development discipline or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Behavioral interviewing and hiring experience
  • Project management experience
  • Data Center experience

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