Do you want to play a role in redefining the technology industry? Do you enjoy taking on problems that have never been solved before? Does a fast-paced, rapid growth environment energize you? Can you work equally well with executives and technologists, leading high-visibility projects? As an AWS Infrastructure CloudPath Operations Manager, you will get to manage the world’s largest Cloud Computing Infrastructure and have the opportunity to work on innovative challenges to deliver the best outcomes to Amazon’s customers.
AWS is a large operating unit within Amazon expanding at extraordinary rates, growing revenue over 40% annually on an annualized sales base of $16Bn as of Q2 2017. We are constantly building and acquiring brand new Data Centers all around the world with more coming online every few months. 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.
Candidates will have a chance to take on progressive assignments specifically designed to develop your leadership skills and test your analytics capability. You will encounter interesting, challenging & complex problems every day. As an Infrastructure CloudPath Operations Manager you can innovate to solve these issues and help drive Operations Excellence in all areas of your role. You will drive continuous improvement projects throughout the course of the program in order to gain efficiencies and productivity in your assigned area of responsibility. We also want you to progress in your career, so we will give you the tools to focus on your next desired role and help you reach it, this is part of our culture.
The AWS Infrastructure CloudPath Operations Manager program will consist of two, 18-month rotations to maximize the candidates’ breadth and exposure to the program and the facilities in which they will manage. The first rotation assignment is in the U.S with the opportunity to complete the second rotation internationally. Candidates will experience leading and managing people with varying skillsets, creating, tracking and controlling budgets, devising strategies, mentoring people in all levels, sponsoring projects and proposing technical solutions.
You’ll have a chance to take on progressive assignments specifically designed to develop your leadership skills and test your analytics capability. You will engage in continuous improvement projects throughout the course of the program in order to gain efficiencies and productivity in your assigned area of responsibility.
For full-time positions based in the United States, Amazon will consider H-1B sponsorship only for former interns receiving full-time offers. Additionally, Amazon will consider individuals currently in H-1B status who have at least two years of H-1B eligibility remaining, or individuals who are eligible for work authorization in visa categories other than the H-1B. Individuals in F-1 status with optional practical training (OPT) will often require H-1B sponsorship, and therefore, must meet the criteria above independent of OPT eligibility, to be considered for a full-time position in the United States. For full-time positions outside of the United States, Amazon will consider visa sponsorship in most locations
• Currently enrolled in MBA or equivalent Master’s level program at the time of application and graduated before start date.
• 3-4 years of industry or military work experience prior to Master’s Program
• STEM undergraduate degree and/or Operations background with extensive supervisory and leadership training and experience.
• 3+ Years managing people in a technical environment
• Direct operational leadership experience in a critical 24 X 7 environment
• Technical writing experience
• Prior project management experience
• Extraordinary interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
• The ability to dive deep into data and provide thought-provoking, workable business solutions
• Demonstrated ability to think big and influence across all levels of an organization
• Comfortable with "hands on" management of tasks, and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Vet
In order to be considered for interviews you must complete the Amazon online application via the link below. If interested, please apply by Sunday October 29th. Should we decide to move forward, you will receive an email within five business days of the application deadline regarding next steps. This email will include information regarding our Online Assessment and Writing Exercise.
NOTE: When applying to the Amazon site, no cover letter is necessary.