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Data Engineering Manager, AWS Data Platform

Job in Seattle - King County - WA Washington - USA , 98127
Company: Amazon Corporate LLC
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-05-06
Job specializations:
  • IT/Tech
    Systems Engineer, Tech, IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development
    Cloud Engineer
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Amazon Web Services is seeking an outstanding Data Engineering Manager to join the AWS Data Platform team.

The AWS Data Platform team's mission is to help AWS be a more data driven business. The data engineering and analytics at AWS is the backbone for how we measure what we are doing, where we are going, find new opportunities to test things, or find fresh problems to solve. We help AWS teams to identify great metrics to define high impact projects and find drivers and components that make it succeed or fail. Finally, we arm decision makers with actionable information that can be as metrics, data tools or one-off insights to decide whenever they need to.

We are truly leading the way to disrupt the data warehouse industry. We are accomplishing this vision by leveraging relational database technologies like Redshift, EMR along with emerging Big Data technologies like Elastic Map Reduce (EMR), Glue, Lake Formation to build a data platform capable of scaling with the ever-increasing volume of data produced by AWS services. The successful candidate will have the ability to shape and build the AWS Data Platform and supporting systems for years to come.

As a Data Engineering Manager, you are responsible for managing the team comprised of Data Engineers and BI Engineers. The primary area of your focus is on data engineering innovation and core data platform services (Enterprise Data Lake and Data Warehouse) through self-service data products to gain business insights. In addition, you will spearhead enterprise wide data security, governance, and cost efficiency initiatives, empowered through the latest industry trends and best practices. The perfect candidate will be an experienced people manager who also possesses strong technical knowledge in data engineering, data observability, Infrastructure automation, data ops methodology, systems architecture, and development. You will have experience managing an engineering team and have implemented large scale data engineering solutions consumed by a variety of applications and systems.

We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, job level etc. Your manager can also help you find a mentor or two, because two is better than one. In addition to formal mentors, we work and train together so that we are always learning from one another, and we celebrate and support the career progression of our team members.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal life.

* A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
* 5+ years of experience managing software development/Infrastructure automation/DevOps teams
* 5+ years of experience in Data Engineering, ETL pipelines automation with CI/CD, Data Quality Management and Operations.
* 5+ years of people management experience and good track of developing engineers
* Have strong technical knowledge in Infrastructure automation, Data-Ops strategy, data engineering, system design and architecture.
* Strong technical knowledge in building and deploying applications on Cloud
* Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment with minimal outside direction, while constantly advancing long term goal
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://(Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
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