Offers “Amazon”

days ago Amazon

S3 Systems Engineering Manager

  • Internship
  • Herndon, USA
  • Project / Product management

Job description



DESCRIPTION

This is an exciting opportunity provide the foundational cloud storage service to U.S. Intelligence Community agencies and their missions.

Owning storage infrastructure for the cloud requires continuous innovation and solid delivery. The Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. To make this happen, Amazon S3 needs to build teams with the passion to handle the toughest problems in distributed system.

We’re looking for a Systems Engineering Manager to spearhead a growing area of the S3 Engineering group of Amazon in Herndon, VA. As a leader directing this area, you will focus on the challenges of complex systems design and development, while supporting our most important customers at the largest scale. You will dig into the details of high-level systems challenges one week. You will define, plan and execute on deliverables that break ground in enabling new Systems Engineering operations and best practices the next. You will partner directly with the other teams across S3 to improve on automated code deployment through high security systems.

At Amazon, we hire hands-on managers at all levels. This leader will be able to dive deep into the details on business, operations and engineering. We need technical, detail-oriented leaders who can build and grow organizations. You’ll need to excel at hiring and developing both systems level and application level engineers. You need to be able to grow leaders in your organization and lead a charter that grows as your organization grows. Our services operate at large scale and on critical workloads, so a passion and discipline around operational excellence is key. You’ll also need to be willing to share big ideas and execute to deliver the next big innovations at rapid pace. If this sounds like your wheelhouse, then come work hard and make history with Amazon S3 Services invites best-in-class IT professionals to join an elite team to build and maintain one of the world's largest information system infrastructures.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

The ideal candidate is:
A technical leader. As a Systems Engineering Manager, you will provide exceptional leadership and management for a staff of local Systems Engineers who support S3 in special Amazon regions.

Enjoys being a really great people manager. Having the ability to build, motivate, and mentor a group of truly innovative engineers is the most important part of this role. You should have a track record with retaining top talent, excel in day-to-day people and performance management, and have the ability to recruit new engineers.

Proven ability to take initiative. You must be comfortable with operating at a global scale and working across teams in a highly agile environment. Driving programs across boundaries inside the organization that benefit all of Amazon.

Detail orientated. You have the ability to not only take initiative but your ability to plan and track is second to none. You are able to translate customers’ requirements into an actionable roadmap. Delivering the right things at the right time with competing priorities at times.

Knows how to run a tight, lean, efficient operation. The ideal candidate will be very data focused. Utilizing metrics to measure performance gaps and increase productivity by improving the operational processes. The ability to think not only at the local level but also drive improvement on the global scale as well.

The position will help ensure overall availability and reliability to meet or exceed defined service levels of S3 Engineering.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Demonstrated ownership of systems engineering road map and experience with managing the day-to-day activities of a team using Agile/Scrum processes
· Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests and recommend alternative technical and business approaches
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
· Practiced ability to apply API design principles
· Experience with storage media technologies and cloud storage business
· Experience driving continuous quality improvement initiatives
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
· Strong technical thinking and demonstrated ability to lead software design and coding in at least one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C/C++, Ruby, Python, or JavaScript

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Ideal candidate profile



BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
· 5+ years of relevant engineering experience
· 5+ years of experience in understanding of all aspects of systems engineering, including design and architecture.
· 3+ years people management experience or relevant leadership experience