You will be a proven manager with experience managing teams of high performers. You will have the
ability to refine and develop processes to optimise operational excellence in every area of your role. You
will be able to drive performance levels to achieve the pace we build and operate our Data Centers at.
You will have previous experience in Data Centers, either building or managing (or both) along with
exposure to developing great relationships with both internal teams and external vendors.
You will also have a passion for technology along with a desire to be the best at your job every day!
About The Role:
As a Data Center Manager in Amazon, you will get to manage the world’s largest Cloud Computing
Infrastructure. We encounter interesting, challenging & complex problems every day, being a technical
manager in Amazon means that you can innovate to solve these issues and help drive Operations
Excellence in all areas of your role.
Your day job will include (but not limited to):
Managing and developing teams of technicians, providing both technical and leadership
expertise and ensuring highest levels of performance.
Maintaining existing co-located and in-house Data Centers
Helping build and bring online new Datahalls and Data Centers
Constantly improving all our processes and procedures. We believe there is nothing we cannot
Assisting & managing relationships with external vendors & contractors
Liaising with internal teams & management groups
Ensuring we adhere to and exceed local Health & Safety standards in all our Data Centers
Creating and maintaining metrics on all aspects of our Data Centers and utilising those metrics
to drive positive changes
Assisting in implementing service methodologies including incident management, problem
management, change management, capacity management, etc.
"Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History". This is our motto and we do all 3 every day. AWS S3 web service
recently accepted its 1 trillionth object, currently accepting more than 40,000 objects every second on a
daily basis. We think this is really cool and want to expand our cloud to meet our customers continued
We are the most Customer Centric Company in the world and will stop at nothing to meet our
customers demands. We have proven this business model a success for many years and are always on
the lookout for like-minded individuals to take us to the next level.
We are expanding at unseen rates, more than doubling our worldwide CloudFront co-location Data
Centers in the last 12 months, and expecting to exceed that amount again in the coming 12 months. We
are also constantly building brand new Data Centers all around the world with more coming online every
We are building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need smart people to help
plan and put the pieces together. We are obsessed with Operational Excellence and strive to improve
everything we do.
We also want you to progress your career, so will give you the tools to focus on your next desired role
and then help you reach it, this is part of our ethos.
An engineering degree or equivalent
3+ years of relevant engineering experience managing large scale services
At least 3 years building strong, successful technical teams in a similar culture
High degree of organization and detail-orientation
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Proven track record of success in delivering complex projects
Prior ownership of the operation of a mission-critical team and/or product
Ability to consistently deliver results despite competing priorities and distractions
Technical depth to pass at least one of our Network Engineer, Systems Engineer or Developer
Support Engineer skill set
Appropriate Security and Safety awareness
Project Management Experience
Extensive OE and or Agile experience
Capacity planning and budgetary experience.
If you are interested in solving the engineering challenges of building the world’s largest Cloud
Infrastructure, we want to speak to you!
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