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Critical Projects Team Manager
1 month ago(06/11/2018 9:30)
Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited
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At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth! Amazon is a place where builders can build. We hire the world's brightest minds and offer them an environment in which they can invent and innovate to improve the experience for our customers. If you'd like to help us build a place where you can find and buy anything online, this is the job for you. We are looking for an experienced manager to lead the expansion of our growing datacenter infrastructure project team in Dublin. You will be responsible for managing a high performing team of Project Managers to deliver this infrastructure at a rapid pace.
As the manager of this team, you will own aspects of the group’s success, including the development & delivery of team goals, developing the careers of your team members and managing for performance, whilst ensuring the delivery of a large portfolio of projects that is consistently on time and within budget. You will be responsible for driving process improvement and standardization across your team whilst ensuring key project performance metrics are met.
The ideal candidate is excited about the incredible opportunity that cloud computing represents, and is passionate about delivering complex infrastructure in a hyper-growth environment where priorities can shift rapidly. At Amazon, along with technical strength, we expect our leaders to interact with internal customers, partners and suppliers, to understand our business goals, and to execute rapidly, delivering high-quality functionality. If you are passionate about the Customer Experience; you think and act globally; and you want to contribute to the operational excellence of Amazon.com data centers then this may be the challenge you’ve been looking for!
- Experience managing efforts in developing data center focused projects of all sizes, from capacity driven refresh through to critical infrastructure upgrades - Experience of leading construction or project management teams - Proven expertise in project initiation and scoping processes including scope development, requirements gathering, and cost/time/resource estimating - Strong verbal and written communication skills - Ability to maintain vendor relationships - Show good judgment and instincts in decision-making - Proficiency with MS Office, MS Project - Strong analytical, quantitative, communication, and presentation skills
- 3 years experience in people management in a high performance environment, preferably leading construction or project management teams - Direct and relevant experience in Data Center Engineering Operations, with a deep understanding of electrical and mechanical data center infrastructure - Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects - Ability to identify and develop data sets to deliver system and process improvements - Ability to follow accurate and complete support procedures, system documentation, and issue tracking entries - Proactively and continually improve your level of knowledge about data center relevant technologies - College/Technical Degree or equivalent professional experience in Engineering, or Technical Project Management