· Leading large, highly talented technology teams responsible for building and owning complex services from India.
· Delivery of highly available, highly reliable, near zero defect software.
· Own 24/7 highly available services in production
· Inculcates a culture of Innovation and operational efficiency in India teams
· Influence, collaborate and communicate effectively with various leaders in Amazon.
· Hiring, growing and retaining a strong team keeping with the Amazon high bar. Candidates for this role must have:
· Substantive experience building innovative, complex, software. Strong technical credentials, with at least 5+ years leading or managing software development teams, ideally with hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
· A record of hiring of strong technical and operations team members and leaders.
· Ability to coach and mentor first line leaders
· Ability to strive in a ownership based culture and passion for solving customer problems
· Strong technical leadership with excellent business acumen. Is right a lot and exercises good judgment in both technology and business situations.
· Willing to be deep dive technically and be a hands-on leader
· A strong customer focus and excellent expectation management abilities.
· Able to work with remote counter parts in other geographies and influence the right decision
· Proven record of innovation and thought leadership.
· Bachelor’s or a Masters Degree in Computer Science or the equivalent required. A MBA with an interest in leading large technology teams is a definite plus.