• Sr. Manager, Software Development - Virtualization Technologies (m/f)

    Lieu UK-Cambridge
    Date de publication 1 week ago(08-10-2018 10:15)
    Reference du poste
    722766
    Company
    Evi Technologies Limited
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    The Development Center in Cambridge
    In 2018 EC2 expanded its operations to Cambridge by introducing a new Kernel and Operating System team in this location. The Kernel and Operating System team creates the heart of EC2, the actual virtual compute instance definitions and Amazon Linux, the operating system for our cloud. Being part of Amazon means constantly driving innovation and working on complex technical challenges every day.

    If you have solid technical knowledge and want to build solutions to challenging problems that directly affect millions of people: there may be no better place than Amazon for you to impact the world!


    Position
    Amazon is looking for an experienced Senior Software Development Manager, who will be leading a team of highly skilled developers and therefore have strategic impact on the business. Our Roadmap is bursting with opportunity for you to lead this team in solving intriguing challenges and tangibly impacting the customer experience. In this key role you will be responsible for developing and maintaining key components of our OS stack. Moreover, you will act as site lead for this location for EC2.

    If you have passion for people management, solid technical knowledge and want to build solutions to challenging problems that directly affect millions of people: there may be no better place than Amazon for you to impact the world!
    • After joining, you have quickly become a key partner to the leadership team, where you will understand its core business goals and priorities.
    • In the first three months you have reviewed existing processes and you understand them.
    • Throughout your job you will be guiding your team of 5+ engineers to collaborate with internal teams and the Open Source community to improve the Linux OS components.
    • In the upcoming months you will drive continual improvements to the efficiency and flexibility of the platform while keeping a high bar for security and availability.
    • On top of that you will own key parts of the software stack that is running on nearly every Amazon server worldwide.

    Basic Qualifications

    • You hold a Master in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
    • You have several years of industry experience building software for Xen or KVM environments.
    • You have managed multiple engineering teams before.
    • You have managed operational load before.
    • You can motivate high skilled individuals to perform at their best.
    • You are confident in using the typical Linux toolbox of open source development software.
    • You have a good understanding of virtualization.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Good software design skills
    • Strong customer and quality focus and strong bias for action
    • Self - motivated and strong desire to invent and simplify
    • History of delivering results

    By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

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