System Engineering Manager

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 weeks ago

Amazon Web Services is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager to lead the Corporate Communication Engineering Team. As a proven leader-of-leaders, and possessing a wealth of experience supporting Linux systems, and an understanding of networking, you will lead a highly talented team of Systems and Communication Engineers who support our multi-platform communication systems. The team is responsible for engineering and delivering system support to multiple business units across multiple technologies.

The candidate will create a culture of engineering excellence and work backward from our customers to understand their business requirements. As a people leader, you will be responsible for the growth and development of a team that has strong technical knowledge in System Architecture, Engineering and System Development. You will have experience managing multi-disciplined Engineering teams in an enterprise environment, and with implementing automated solutions across a variety of applications and systems. You will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, have an inquisitive mind, and be able to operate in an ambiguous world.

  • Do you want to work on something that has an immediate impact to your customers and the business?
  • Do you want to work on projects that will allow you to keep up to date with technology?
  • Do you thrive in an environment where automation is key to success?
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System Engineering Manager

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