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Manager, Support Engineering

Manager, Support Engineering

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AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
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Job Description

The Amazon Fulfillment Technologies team in Toronto is looking for a DevOps Manager to manage all aspects of mission-critical services. Our team of engineers innovate, automate, drive process and service improvements and manage highly available systems that power Amazon fulfillment network worldwide.

A successful candidate for this role will have an established background in managing support organization, has a strong customer focus, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. This manager will collaborate with business teams, program/project management teams, and software engineering teams to help articulate amazon fulfillment strategy to achieve Operational Excellence and scale our business. The role also involves driving smaller scope development projects and building custom tools.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of ~15 highly talented Dev Ops engineers responsible for managing all aspects of mission-critical systems.
  • Drive process and service improvements, and improve day-to-day operational efficiency.
  • Participate in incident management to resolve outages and communicate with a global audience and participate in calls resolving outage.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of innovation and operational efficiency in the team.
  • Hiring, growing and retaining a Dev Ops engineering team keeping up with the high Amazon bar. This leader will be responsible for continuing to build an extremely high caliber team.

Basic Qualifications

· 3+ years’ experience managing a support organization for a large, complex suite of integrated products (commercial or internal)
· Bachelor’s degree in CS, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics, or a related field of study, plus:
o 5+ years’ experience in application/product support engineering OR 5+ years’ experience in a related occupation
· Experience hiring, mentoring, developing, and managing highly-successful and efficient tier-1 product support teams
· Customer-centric orientation as evidenced by the quality and efficacy of products, services, and support delivered.
· A creative problem solver who proactively seeks out system or process enhancements in support of his/her customers
· Experience with identifying root cause analysis
· Experience engaging and influencing senior executives using both verbal and written communication tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates with experience in managing large scale highly available distributed system.
  • Understanding and experience working with UNIX/Linux fundamentals, Databases, Java, JavaScript.
  • Strong metrics and operational excellence focus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to bridge between teams of varying technical expertise.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.

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