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SDM, Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
DESCRIPTION Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) delivers storage for the Internet. It provides a simple web services interface that customers use to store and retrieve any amount of , at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives them access to the same highly scalable, reliable, secure, fast, inexpensive infrastructure that Amazon itself uses to run its own global network of web sites. We maximize benefits of our scale and pass them on to our customers. By doing this, we're creating a fundamental shift in how businesses think about managing their storage needs.
We are looking for a senior engineering leader to take our storage system to the next level. How can you tell if that's you? You LOVE metrics, difficult problems, and . You're always on the hunt to reduce waste in any given system, and you find simple, systemic fixes to improve things permanently. You're great at building and leading teams of software engineers and engineers, and you collaborate extremely well with other teams, too. You inspire others to tackle super-difficult problems. Finally, you hunger to give customers what they want: highly performant, low-cost, always-on storage.
In this position, you'll have the opportunity to:
• Own some of S3's key efficiency goals and and lead new ones
• Drive the roadmap for your area
• Collaborate with other engineering leaders to find solutions to brain-contorting problems
• Develop the careers of your people, actively mentoring them
• Lead our engineers in enhancing the storage request plane
• Push the boundaries of systems
• Find new ways to improve the cost-effectiveness of the S3 operating platform, ranging from hardware through software-driven process improvement/automation and visibility

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • 10+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience, including leading software engineering teams
• 3+ years of experience as a software engineering for a major product, product line or Internet service
• Repeated success leading significant software or projects from inception through launch, including communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features and produce technical designs
• Demonstrated expertise in system-level design and experience with web services and service oriented architectures
• Strong performance engineering and configuration management background
• Experience leading life-cycle processes and best practices
• A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience with at scale
• Experience with optimization and scheduling systems
• Experience with statistical analysis
• Experience with Agile engineering practices
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Software and Programming