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System Development Manager, Amazon EC2

System Development Manager, Amazon EC2

Job ID 
517532
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/4/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) builds and operates some of the largest internet infrastructure on the planet; providing companies of all sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud. With AWS, you can provision compute power, storage, database, and other cloud resources as your business demands them.

One of the toughest challenges at our mega-scale is maintaining the operational excellence and high quality bar that expect of ourselves. At our mega-scale even the rarest of hardware and software issues surface in our fleet. What you would consider a black swan event in other fleets, become normal events once you cross the threshold of managing infrastructure at the scale of millions of hosts.

The ideal candidate will be clearly passionate about the large opportunity that Amazon EC2 presents and about web services in general. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality automation and processes in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. The position demands excellent technical skills and knowledge coupled with strong leadership, planning, and management abilities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 2 years or more of direct leadership experience as a systems engineering manager,
  • 3 years or more as direct hands on system engineer
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven track record of success conceptualizing and delivering engineering solutions to customers.
  • Prior ownership of the operation of a mission-critical system.
  • Hands-on engineering experience in security, large-scale distributed systems or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Having managed large online service
  • Proven track record of automating operations