Amazon

Sr. System Development Manager

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

Do you want to ensure a delightful shopping experience for millions of Amazon.com customers everyday? The Intelligent Hosting (ICON) team is looking for a Sr. Systems Development Manager that is passionate about leading the DevOps organization for Amazon's ecommerce platform technologies that host Amazon's Global websites. The ICON team hosts Amazon websites and backend platform services that power the customer experience. We abstract and centralize the management from service teams, bring agility to business processes, and operate 100s of Tier-1 services behalf of our internal customers. ICON is an early adopter of Amazon's product offerings and automates the management and operational activities on behalf of developers to strengthen services' posture towards security, availability, and efficiency so that SDEs can innovate on behalf of Amazon's end customers.

The ICON team is located within the Intelligent Control (ICC) organization who owns connecting our worldwide websites and other consumer experiences such as Kindle, Amazon Video, and Alexa to the internet, as well as ensuring the highest level of availability, security and privacy of the web services that power the experience we deliver to our customers worldwide.

The Role

As the Senior Software Development Manager, you will be the single threaded leader for the engineering teams that are responsible for both the orchestration and management for the Tier-1 services that power Amazon's highly distributed retail website architecture. The scope of this role includes the development of the next generation managed hosting platforms and based on technologies. Your teams will deliver the platforms and that abstract management away from 1000s of SDEs so they can delight Amazon's customers. You will work side-by-side and collaborate with strategic technical stakeholders and customers at both the senior leadership and operational levels to develop new products and that meet the needs of the Amazon e-Commerce platform.

A successful candidate will have an established background in building platforms and services, experience with virtualization, large-scale services, the ability to build and manage teams of skilled engineers, strong technical judgement, an unwavering focus on driving outcomes for the customer, excellent project management skills, communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
• Responsible for the overall platform development life cycle
• Lead broad solution development and execution strategy across Amazon's CDO org
• Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
• Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
• Management of team resources, hiring, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a world class engineering team
• Work closely with the engineers in a design-first methodology to architect and develop the best technical design and approach that embodies Operational Excellence

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, related field, or industry equivalent experience
• 7+ years of experience designing and developing large scale services.
• 7+ years of direct experience with hosting technologies (, , etc.)
• 7+ years experience managing an engineering team operating at scale.
• 3+ years managing managers
• Experience delivering large scale products that support Tier-1 mission critical services with a focus on privacy, security, availability, and efficiency
• Deep understanding of delivered through the software development lifecycle in an API-enabled environment including agile development, software architecture/patterns, and modern services.
• Knowledge of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Rust, , C/C++), and a solid understanding of the operating system.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, related field, or industry equivalent experience
• 10+ years of experience designing and developing large scale services.
• 10+ years of direct experience with hosting technologies (, , etc.)
• 10+ years experience managing an engineering team operating at scale.
• 5+ years managing managers
• Experience delivering large scale products that support Tier-1 mission critical services with a focus on privacy, security, availability, and efficiency
• Deep understanding of delivered through the software development lifecycle in an API-enabled environment including agile development, software architecture/patterns, and modern services.
• Knowledge of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Rust, , C/C++), and a solid understanding of the operating system.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
• Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

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Job ID: Amazon-1466556