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Systems Development Manager

Systems Development Manager

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Job Description

The AWS Credential Distribution Systems (CreDS) team is responsible for managing and distributing credentials and secrets across millions of hosts deployed for internal Amazon use and AWS. We run some of the highest scale, performant and available services in AWS. We are making innovative bets to improve customer experience in managing and protecting their credentials and secrets. As such, we are looking for a strong engineering leader to oversee design, development and operations of these tier-0 foundation systems.

In this position, you will hire and lead a team of system engineers responsible for solving some of the hardest problems in large scale distributed systems. You will own the operations, testing and deployment of these systems. You will draw from a deep and broad technical expertise to mentor engineers and provide leadership on complex technical issues. You will manage and be responsible for delivering some of our most strategic technical projects, deliver large scale systems, design new software systems at the cutting edge of distributed database technology and have a significant bottom-line impact on our business and competitive position.

This position represents a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within a fast growing business and help shape the technology, product and the business. A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, strong business acumen and judgment, ability to define visionary, ground breaking products, ability to hire and lead a team, desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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Basic Qualifications

  • Established skill designing and developing simple solutions to complex, interactive customer experiences.
  • Development Expertise in OOP, Java, UNIX, Perl, C++, XML, Web services, and UNIX tools.
  • 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
  • A track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
  • Experience running and maintaining a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment, preferably across multiple data centers, involving (preferably) at least hundreds of machines
  • Demonstrable expertise around specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools for 24x7 environments
  • Experience in diving deep into telemetry, metrics and usage analysis through the use of data analytics tools.Familiar with the challenges surrounding efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems
  • B.S. in Computer Science?Engineering or five years’ equivalent experience in a large-scale enterprise environment is required
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience, 5+years of which must be in engineering management position

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Experience with very large distributed systems such as large scale distributed database systems, storage farms, and/or horizontally scaled request processing fleets