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VP, Software Development EC2 Core Platform

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Job location: 510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, V6B 0M3

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in hundreds of countries around the world!

At AWS we are continuously innovating and expanding our pay-as-you-go cloud based services to meet the growing needs of our customers. Amazon Web Services cover a wide range of computing, networking, storage, database and application deployment domains; providing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions to a broad range of customers and use cases.

As the VP of EC2 Core Platform, you will own: AWS Forecasting, EC2 Capacity Management, IP Address Management, AWS Bandwidth and Instance Metering, the EC2 Control Plane, EC2 Substrate Services, AWS and EC2 Autoscaling, and the Spot Instances and Fleet business. This role is primarily focused on scaling our operational capabilities and keeping up with the growing scale and complexity of the business.

We need a leader who has experience in building strong engineering teams, with the ability to dive deep and lead the business through a customer focused roadmap. The role will also have a lot of interaction with larger organizations outside of EC2 Core Platform, including AWS finance, AWS Storage services (primarily S3 and EBS), AWS Database services (primarily QLDB and DynamoDB) and AWS Serverless (primarily Lambda and API Gateway).

As with all teams in the EC2 space, it is a fast moving area with a demanding roadmap, so a strong bias for action and proven mechanisms for driving delivery across the organization are a must.

Salary range: $203,500.00 to $285,000.00 a year commensurable with experience.


• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and/or Science
• 10 years of experience with driving innovation and thought leadership; working with senior leaders, services teams, and customers; building and scaling teams; hiring senior leaders, both IC and management.

Language required: English


Benefits: Amazon provides a full range of benefits for our global employees and their eligible family members. Eligible employees may also receive signing bonuses and Amazon Restricted Stock Units. While they might vary from location to location, Amazon benefits for Canada may include:
• Health Care
• Savings Plans
• Income Protection
• Paid Time Off
• Signing Bonuses
• Employee Stock
Software and Programming