Friday, November 8, 2013

AFT Director of Technical Operations and Infrastructure

Amazon Fulfillment Technologies (AFT) is looking for a Director of Technical Operations and Infrastructure.

The AFT Technical Operations and Infrastructure group is responsible for all of the infrastructure technology which runs Amazon’s worldwide, industry-leading fulfillment systems. In addition to operating our LANs and WANs which power our fulfillment network, we operate and innovate in the areas of wireless networking, client devices, machine vision and security.

The Director of Technical Operations is also responsible for specifying our next generations of equipment, and driving material cost reductions in all aspects of infrastructure. S/he will be responsible for leading in an exceptionally talented engineering organization. The ideal candidate is a deep technologist with proven track record of building large scalable networks, a creative thinker, problem solver, teacher, learner, very comfortable with defining & setting engineering standards, and a fantastic manager of people.

As head of the technical operations group, you would play a crucial role in product scoping, roadmap and architecture discussions. You will work closely with product owners to deliver on scalable automation strategy across infrastructure products and features. You should have an uncanny ability to understand network architectures, pinpoint problem areas, uphold product quality and drive design with constant engagement with engineers and product owners.

We promise to offer:


The AFT organization owns all of the software and infrastructure which powers Amazon’s world-class fulfillment engine. In the service of our customers, we are inventing in the areas of materials handling automation, machine vision, robotics, and machine learning. In parallel, we are continuously improving our processes using techniques such as lean, six sigma and kaizen.

At the core of everything we do for customers is the Amazon Fulfillment Technologies platform. We own the fundamental data and services which drive our catalog, inventory and labor management systems. These systems underlie everything that we do - tens of millions of items in the catalog, hundreds of millions of items of inventory and billions of transactions a year! Every item that comes into the FC, moves around, and goes out to a customer comes through our systems. This is your chance to make a direct impact to Amazon’s core Fulfillment Technologies platform.


We’re working on the future. If you are seeking an environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art computer technologies to solve real world problems and receive the satisfaction of influencing the Amazon Fulfillment Technologies models, then this is your opportunity to leave your mark!


Leaders at Amazon create vision and evangelize solutions. You will be responsible for driving the product and technology direction of your group. We’re looking for people who innovate, love solving hard problems, and never take “no” for an answer. You will lead a team of top-notch software developers to work hard, have fun, and make history.

· Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering is required.

· 10+ years of experience with Network Engineering methodologies

· 5+ years of experience of managing products, budgets and justifying resource needs to senior leaders and finance partners.

· 5+ years of experience managing a team of architects and engineers to deliver world-class network infrastructure with industry-leading scalability and resiliency.

· Proven track record of leading design delivery of large‐scale, high‐quality systems focused on the infrastructure layer of the technology stack

· Deep hands‐on technical expertise in designing and deploying massive global networks, building complex distributed systems architectures and automation of network infrastructure.

· Develops long-term strategies and influences leadership decisions.

· Deep understanding of how their functional systems interface with - and depend upon - systems throughout the company.

· Exceptional and effective verbal and written communication skills.

· Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.

· Exceptional project management skills.

· MS or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering

· 5+ years of experience with open source technologies.

· Business management or a related degree.

· 7-10 years of related experience with large scale strategic planning within a disbursed organization.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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