Manager II, Systems Engineering


Job title: Manager II, Systems Engineering

Company: Amazon

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a Systems Engineering Manager to lead a team responsible for maintaining the availability, security, and stability of its Amazon CloudWatch services. AWS CloudWatch provides customers actionable visibility into the health of their applications and systems. Key features include web services for submission and retrieval of measurements, a console for presentation, and the ability to notify and automate based on results. Teams in CloudWatch solve problems of massive telemetric data scale, distributed systems/cloud computing, data visualization, and workflow.

You will mange a team of engineers responsible for delivering projects on time that exceed customer expectations. You love to work with internal and external customers to execute projects and resolve issues. You are a believer in the dev-ops model of service engineering, and you are excited to run operations in an environment where you work closely with developers to seamlessly deploy services into AWS regions. And you are happiest when you are working with empowered, truly innovative engineers to meet world-class challenges. Finally, with your strong ownership bias, you have an infectious desire to continually improve how things are done.

The ideal candidate is:
· A good people manager. Building, motivating and mentoring a world-class systems engineering team is the most important part of this role. You should have a proven track record in recruiting and retaining top talent and excel in day-to-day people and performance management tasks.

· Is technically and operationally deep. You will regularly take part in deep-dive troubleshooting exercises and drive technical post-mortem discussions to identify root cause of complex issues. The ideal candidate has experience as a systems engineer.
· Has strong project management experience. The successful candidate will create roadmaps for the team. You will need excellent technical project management skills to deliver roadmap items as well as other cross-team projects. Experience with Agile methodologies is an advantage.
Do you enjoy helping U.S. Intelligence Community and Defense agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve unique technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies and become a core part of the largest cloud infrastructure on the planet? AWS CloudWatch is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager that enjoys diving deep to root cause technical issues, automating manual tasks, and constantly striving for greater service efficiency to improve customer experience. By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.

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

Denver, CO: This position starts at $106,100 annual base salary only. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Amazon benefits, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/benefits. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field, or relevant work experience
· 4+ years of relevant hands-on systems admin and administrative experience in networking, storage systems, linux operating systems
· 2+ years of experience as a Systems Engineering and Operations leader/people manager of linux system administrators
· experience
· This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Demonstrated success building and leading teams
· Performance engineering and capacity planning background
· Systems engineering fundamentals (networking, storage, linux operating systems
· Leading development life cycle processes and best practices, esp. in the areas of deployment automation and monitoring
· Mentoring/training systems engineers
· Communication skills, both written and verbal
· Deployment and usage of monitoring systems
· Leading software development organizations in a “DevOps” mode
· Exposure with distributed systems at scale
· Forecasting and capacity planning systems
· Experience with Agile engineering practices (Kanban, continuous delivery, etc.)
· Using AWS on commercial or government a plus

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.

We are dedicated to supporting our new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life-both in and outside of work.

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.

Denver, CO: This position starts at $106,000 -$160,000 annual base salary only. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Amazon benefits, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/benefits. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 03:13:42 GMT

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