Head of Shared Services Product Development Amazon Jobs – Seattle, Washington

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Job ID: 1650638

Job Title: Head of Shared Services Product Development.


Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. The Training and Certification team aims to train 100+ million learners on the AWS Cloud. We will get there by providing world class learning experiences, designed and built with our customers in mind.

To achieve this goal, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We are looking for a technology leader with a proven track record to be the Single Threaded Owner of our self-paced learning technology. Self-paced learning is a combination of personalized and searchable video content, practical hands-on learning experiences in a controlled AWS Console environment along with new innovative ways of engaging with AWS that helps learners shorten their time to proficiency. In this role, you will empower businesses, partners and educational institutions to manage and deliver the right training at the right time to their employees and students; motivate aspiring and current AWS professionals, accelerate their learning outcomes and improve skill retention utilizing modern AWS technologies, best-in-class educational science and machine learning applications

This position requires high judgment, and the ability to articulate a vision that starts with our customers and leverages world class technology and engineering practices. You will partner with other teams across Training and Certification to deliver engaging self-paced learning and immersive hands-on learning experiences that shorten the learners’ path to proficiency, and demonstrate their proficiency through AWS certifications.

At Amazon, we hire hands-on managers. As leader of the Self-Paced Learning team you will dive deep into the details of our learner experiences, the product we’re building, and the engineering practices used to raise the AWS technical bar. You must be a technical, product-thinking leader who can build and grow a development organization as well as provide product vision and inspire technical product managers. You have proven success hiring and developing the best and demonstrate strong customer commitment, judgment and technical skills. In AWS, our leaders have a lot of ownership and autonomy; so, they need to be right a lot.

Come join us to work hard, have fun, and make history!

Inclusive Team Culture
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.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re committed to the growth and development of every member of AWS, and that includes our development managers. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the culture and direction of the entire Public Sector org and deliver site-wide initiatives that will improve the life of all of our teams.
Public Sector is a growth environment – we’re hiring and scaling rapidly to meet the needs of our customers. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your scope of influence naturally as we scale and will have get to hire & develop other leaders along the way.

Work Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-live harmony. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience
· 8+ years of experience designing and developing solutions in distributed systems environments
· 5+ years of experience managing product managers and software development teams
· 3+ years managing software development managers
· Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations


· Experience with Amazon Web Services
· Experience in the TechEd industry
· Able to work in and manage a diverse team
· A deep understanding of software development, and a proven track record of shipping software products on time
· Demonstrated creativity and judgment in developing exceptional experiences to customers
· Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
· Entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong program and product management skills
· A track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
· A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

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