1+ months

Global DC Infra Expansion Mgr, AWS

Seattle, WA 98104


Job summary
AWS is seeking a seasoned business and infrastructure expansion professional to focus on deploying Amazon€™s data center footprint into new geographies. The New Region Strategy and Planning team within AWS Infrastructure assesses the technical, financial and local factors that need to be considered when determining the best approach for launching a new region, scaling the business and delivering for AWS customers. The successful candidate will lead end-to-end infrastructure planning for new data center regions and will be expected to draw conclusions from financial models, formulate recommendations and communicate the final infrastructure strategy to AWS executive leadership. This role focuses on launch footprint, expected data center demand and capacity utilization, networking topology, utility infrastructure delivery and overall project cost. This role necessitates fast-paced decision-making and driving highly impactful strategic workflows between multiple cross-functional teams including data center operations, networking, hardware engineering, capacity planning, design engineering, supply chain, energy, water, procurement, legal, real estate and construction.
The successful candidate will work across the organization to develop infrastructure deployment options whilst meeting our standards on safety, security, availability and cost efficiency. They will be responsible for:
1) Driving due diligence in the country - spanning real estate, utilities (water and power), network, security, HR, legal, tax and public policy, selecting metro/sites and having a robust view of risk and opportunities to be factored in when planning and building an AWS region.
2) Establishing a compliant infrastructure strategy and operating model in new countries or geographies.
3) Driving cost estimates for new AWS regions spanning all aspects of infrastructure and driving long term financials and P&L statements.
4) Communicating to AWS executive leadership on status/progress of new regions, and presenting infrastructure plans for review and approval, to drive long-term multi-billion-dollar investment decisions.
5) Engaging with customers, sales and internal teams to influence them towards infrastructure solutions that can best serve their needs.
6) Identifying patterns from previous deployments to improve our processes and planning accuracy and creating economic frameworks for different kinds of infrastructure solutions.
A successful candidate will think strategically and Think Big, but also have excellent tactical execution skills needed to hit project milestones. The successful candidate will have the ability to engage with, present to and influence senior stakeholders and be results oriented. The successful candidate will have experience working in capex/opex financial planning. Previous experience in international expansion/supply chain, engagement or familiarity with government processes, some familiarity with technical and engineering concepts around data centers, power infrastructure, and networks (backbone/peering/transit) will be valuable.


€¢ 5+ years€™ experience leading and growing technical or financial/business projects, products/large-scale infrastructure programs.
€¢ 5+ years€™ experience leading functions such as finance, corporate expansion, business development, supply chain.
€¢ 5+ years demonstrating strong communication skills, including proven executive communication and writing abilities.
€¢ 5+ years€™ of demonstrated Learn and Be Curious.
€¢ 5+ years' in a matrixed organization and proven ability to work cross-functionally with highly technical teams and Deliver Results.
€¢ Bachelor€™s Degree.


€¢ History with cloud infrastructure, data center program/project management.
€¢ Knowledge of data center technical engineering requirements.
€¢ Technical product development experience.
€¢ Familiarity with P&L statements and long-term cash flow projections/NPV.
€¢ Previous non-US based work or heavy exposure.
€¢ US Secret and/or Top-Secret clearance.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-12-07

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