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Amazon Executive Assistant, Data Center Systems Automation (DCSA) in Fairfax, Virginia

Description

AWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other

words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running. We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage,

networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely

on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re

looking for talented people who want to help.

You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts,

operations managers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest

standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our

customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to

completion.

The Data Center Communities organization is looking for an Executive Assistant who wants to work in a fast-paced, exciting, and growing organization. We are looking for someone to support three Directors on our Data Center Systems and Automation team in Seattle, Virginia, or Bellevue.

Key job responsibilities

This Executive Assistant will be responsible for handling confidential information and maintaining professionalism in dealing with senior executives. Role responsibilities include managing multiple complex calendars, planning and organizing events of all sizes, and coordinating domestic and international travel. This candidate will be a trusted partner to help build a positive team environment, establish working relationships inside and outside of the group, and develop and maintain an inclusive organizational culture.

Key job responsibilities

Manage complex calendar and scheduling to support teams in multiple locations

Manage domestic and international travel

Manage expense report coordination and submission

Organize, execute, and assist with team activities (staff meeting agendas, all-hands meetings, off-sites, and team social events)

Ensure the timely completion of critical tasks and follow up on outstanding matters.

Act as a liaison for direct reports

Work closely with the leadership team, program managers, recruiting, and other Executive Assistants to provide support to the organization

Help to develop & maintain new mechanisms within the team

A day in the life

As an Executive Assistant, you will be responsible for a wide range of critical activities including complex calendar management, tracking key deliverables, coordinating travel and expenses, and organizing team activities and events (such as all–hands meetings and employee engagement activities). Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating meeting agendas, space planning, and ad hoc project coordination. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information, and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is important. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to act as an extension of our leaders in partnership with a supportive and collaborative EA community.

About the team

The Data Center Systems and Automation team builds the foundation for the worlds innovation by providing software products and services that 1) accelerate delivery of data center capacity, 2) improve availability, safety, and security through operational excellence, and 3) reduce costs by enabling continuous improvements in productivity and efficiency. We also own programs that drive improvements in key performance metrics in these areas.

Diverse Experiences

Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job

description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or

includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered

cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500

companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is

why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home,

there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion

that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations

on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our

uniqueness.

Mentorship and Career Growth

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find

endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-

rounded professional.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and applications

  • 5+ years of senior level leadership support experience

  • Experience with executive level calendar management

  • Experience with domestic or international travel coordination

  • Experience working with large global teams

Preferred Qualifications

    • 7+ years of senior level leadership support experience
    • Experience in a fast-paced, high-tech company
    • Experience designing processes to maximize efficiency
    • Experience working with large global teams

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $66,800/year in our lowest geographic market up to $142,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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