Join us at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in building global scale compute platforms. As part of the Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Instance Platforms organization, we focus on serverless & container virtualization technologies, on trusted compute, and on server fleet tooling.
We invent, build, and own building blocks that are the foundation of the cloud. This is an exciting opportunity for you to create new products and services and to innovate as part of a vibrant and fast-growing company, where each team feels like a start-up!
Key job responsibilities
We are looking for a Manager who is enthusiastic, curious, empathic, motivated, reliable, with a good sense of ownership, and a drive to invent, as well as a passion for supporting and growing others and a keen customer-focused business sense.
In this role, you will work on Firecracker 1 , an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant container and function-based services that provide serverless operational models.
Firecracker is already the deployed globally as part of AWS Lambda 2 and AWS Fargate 3 , and is also integrated by 10+ teams beyond AWS as part of their platforms 4 .
Firecracker has an ambitious multi-year roadmap of tackling impactful and interesting opportunities in the quickly expanding ephemeral compute space - come help us make history!
1 https : / / github.com / firecracker-microvm / firecracker
2 https : / / aws.amazon.com / lambda
3 https : / / aws.amazon.com / fargate
4 https : / / firecracker-microvm.github.io
A day in the life
create, own, or support new products and services for AWS serverless customers. You will also be a steward of the Firecracker open source project.
This position may involves on-call escalation responsibilities.
Our team values work-life balance and we respect each others time; we are currently working from home, and we plan to offer a weekly mix of working from home as well as from the office.
About the team
At Amazon, we are dedicated to making new team members feel welcome and included. We are a team that strives to grow each other through task assignments, mentorship, and trainings.
As an Amazonian, you’ll work with some of the most talented engineers in our industry. We believe in attracting, developing and retaining talent from diverse backgrounds.
We value different perspectives and looking for team players who are working effectively with teams of diverse peers.