Release Manager – Redshift Amazon Jobs – Austin, TX

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Job ID: 1758418

Job Title: Release Manager.

DESCRIPTION

Job summary
Want to make database history? Come and join the team that is building the most popular cloud data warehousing service in the world with tens of thousands of customers – Amazon Redshift. We are building the next generation data warehouse systems, creating an impact on its hundreds of thousands of users, and looking for top engineers to help shape the future.

Amazon Redshift is the leading, fully-managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse in the cloud. Using Amazon Redshift makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data seamlessly.

As a Release Manager with Amazon Redshift, you will have the opportunity to drive the management of releases processes throughout the lifecycle of development, test and deployment to production environments by collaborating with all stakeholders in the software development process. In this role you will work with engineering to improve the tooling and processes associated with building and deploying software with high velocity. You will meticulously review and formulate effective cutover plans, as well as remediation and contingency plans. You will identify dependencies, analyze risks, escalate defects and remove roadblocks to ensure timely delivery of releases. You will also build out automation of critical operational functions for managing releases that ensure thousands of servers across all AWS regions worldwide operate smoothly at massive scale and at lowest cost.

You will demonstrate exceptional management skills and technical expertise, and practical experience releasing large-scale distributed systems. You are data and metric driven, and obsessively concerned about releasing with high quality, at speed and with managed costs. You will recommend process enhancements by conducting retrospectives to enhance efficiency of the release process and tooling. You will provide frequent communication to engineering team raising potential issues and key decisions needed to ensure timeliness and integrity of the release.

Joining the Amazon Redshift team gives you the opportunity to:
• Work on a disruptive product that’s still in its early stages
• Solve challenging problems that will revolutionize database computing in the cloud
• Build a product that will leverage the scale of resources available in the cloud
• Help enable the digital transformation of our 1,000’s of customer’s businesses, which is at the forefront of leading CEO’s minds

This is a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor with Redshift and work in an exciting startup environment. Come, join us in reinventing database systems for the cloud!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years of experience working directly within engineering teams
· Experience partnering with product OR program management teams
· 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
· 3+ years of experience architecting and designing (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
· 5+ years of experience in release engineering for a SaaS product
· 5+ years’ experience managing people

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