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Manager of European Network Scaling and Integration

Amazon

United Kingdom, United Kingdom

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Manager of AWS European Network Scaling and Integration
Amazon’s network is a key differentiator for Amazon Cloud Computing and Web Services (AWS), enabling the global operation of thousands of applications across a highly complex global infrastructure. The AWS Networking team develops and operates the network platform for all of Amazon including e-commerce products and cloud computing solutions. This platform is industry-leading for its efficiency, throughput and reliability, and it is critical to the success of hundreds of thousands of AWS customers.

Are you ready to own the end-to-end European implementation and deployment of network capacity for the largest cloud network on the planet? The AWS head of European deployment is responsible for a large, geographically diverse team of highly qualified network engineers and managers. This leader will be responsible for end-to-end product ownership of the key areas of our Network, including automation, standards, new builds and scale. The role requires a dynamic, large-scale and operationally excellent leader who can lead multiple teams across the region. This leader is expected to significantly enhance our speed, quality, and safety in deploying new capacity to our network in hundreds of sites across the region. They will ensure the right resources/structure is in place to proactively stay ahead of our capacity demands while applying common sense around capital efficiency. Our leaders are deeply technical, understanding their environment to accurately represent issues and implement a strategy that continues to set new records for cycle time, quality and staff efficiency.

In this role you will own the resources across the region responsible for configuring and deploying all new network scaling and capacity. This leader will drive the strategy to innovate and optimize our new scale deployment while instilling the highest level of operational excellence in tools and processes. This leader will be integral to the wider networking management senior leadership team, collaborating with our engineering and operations teams on new solutions and designs. They will own all aspects of people management.

Our engineers, managers, and leaders are innovators at heart; come join us and become integral to the technology company that is the past, present and future of real Cloud Computing.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Minimum of 8+ years experience in datacenter technology roles and 4+ years in a management role.
· Past experience managing a global team of managers.
· Work closely with our Network Engineering & Network Technical Project Manager teams to ensure fast, smooth rollout of new designs and products & Collaborate with various stake holders to remove project obstacles.
· Broad understanding of infrastructure technologies,
· Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment, & experience with cabling infrastructure best practices and methodologies.
· Experience establishing, implementing, and improving KPIs and Metrics to drive reductions in cycle time and increases in delivery throughput.
· Up to 25% travel (in Middle East/EU) may be required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Past experience with building physical datacenter such as copper/fiber cabling, power distribution, data center racking and installation of network hardware, either as a manager or individual contributor
· Experience contributing to the creation and implementation of high quality, high volume recruiting plans
· Experience representing your team/technical area to senior management
· In-depth knowledge of data center technology (Cabling, Power, Cooling, Hardware)
· Experience in contributing to the definition and implementation of automation opportunities within an deployment/build environment
· Experience in agile management methodologies
· Experience with lean methodologies and Six-Sigma or similar qualification


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