- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
- 5+ years people management experience.
- 5+ years automating routine tasks
- 5+ years with Unix/Linux systems with scripting experience in Shell, Perl or Python.
- This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance
AWS is seeking a talented Systems Engineering Manager to lead a team responsible for the operation of Route 53 services within specialized AWS Regions that support government customers. This role is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical team in Herndon, VA working with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.
In this role, you will lead a team of highly talented individuals, in managing and operating Route 53 systems. This is a great opportunity to manage some of the largest-scaled systems in the world and work with some of the smartest people in the industry, while having a huge impact. This role requires a strong leader to lead the management and operations of naming and routing systems in U.S. Intellegence community regions, while also driving the strategic goals for accelerating naming and routing support for new regions.
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 the Commerce Platform in special Amazon regions.
Enjoys being a really great people manager. Having the ability to build, motivate, and mentor a group of world-class 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 driven. 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.
We support cloud solutions for the U.S. Intelligence Community. This requires a candidate to be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance.
- Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field with 1+ year relevant experience
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated technical leadership
- Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
- Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive
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