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Manager, Border Backbone Network Engineering (Level 6)


Dublin, Ireland


The AWS Network enables the global operation of tens of thousands of applications across hundreds of thousands of servers around the world. The AWS Networking organization develops and operates the network platform for all of Amazon, including its e-commerce products and Cloud Computing solutions. This platform is industry-leading for its efficiency, throughput, scalability, reliability and intelligence. The network is fundamental to the success of and hundreds of thousands of AWS Customers.

As Manager of the Border Backbone Network Engineering team in AWS Networking, you will own the design, scalability, security, performance and operations of the networks that interconnect AWS and our data centers to our backbone network and to the Internet. From whitebox networking to enabling new AWS services and customer use cases, the opportunities are rich and varied. Your job is to lead a team of 8+ highly skilled Network Engineers and deliver solutions that are always available, never constrain customers, continually reduce cost and provide low and consistent latency. You will leverage your skills in strategy, network design, project management, recruiting and team development to build a high performing team that delivers an exceptional customer experience.

Your work will delight our customers and disrupt the networking industry.


Must have a high degree of organization and be very detail-oriented. Must be able to interact with and influence people at all levels and have excellent public speaking skills. Must have the ability to contribute to and support long-term visions and direction regarding Networking at Amazon. Experience in building and managing a team of strong technical people and prior ownership of the operation of a mission-critical team is crucial to success. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in delivering complex projects, including coordinating and driving issues to resolution autonomously utilizing excellent project management skills.

A B.S. in Computer Science or four years’ equivalent experience in a large-scale enterprise environment is required. Experience in Network Engineering is highly recommended.


Preferred Qualifications
· 8+ years in a technology role and 4+ years in a management
· Depth of experience creating and implementing high quality, high volume recruiting plans
· Experience contributing to the creation and implementation of high quality, high volume recruiting plans
· Experience with ISP and Internet scale routing
· Experience representing your team/technical area to senior management
· In-depth knowledge of Networking
· Experience in contributing to the definition and implementation of automation opportunities within an operations environment
· Experience in agile management methodologies
· Experience with lean methodologies and Six-Sigma or similar qualification

Key Skills
· Strong leadership skills
· Strong technical skills
· Strong interpersonal skills
· Strong mentoring skills
· Strong presentation skills
· Ability to cope under pressure
· Ability to understand and drive service management/SLAs
· Ability to coordinate multiple activities and work in a high pace environment


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