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Primary Role
Software Development Manager - Alexa @
Born:
March 11, 1977
Gender:
Male
Location:
Lafayette
Website:
http://james.bio
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Person Details

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James Chivers is a Software Development Manager at Amazon - focussed on extending the capabilities of the Alexa platform.

Previously James was part of the Acquisitions SRE Team at Google in San Francisco where he worked on internal tooling for the Google Cloud platform and managed the Wildfire and Admeld production teams following their respective Google acquisitions.

Prior to joining the Acquisitions SRE Team, James worked supporting the YouTube content ingestion, processing and delivery network, and Google's file storage architecture.

Between 2010 and 2011, James was the Head of Operations at Tuenti (acquired by Telefonica in 2010) in Madrid, Spain.

James originally joined Google in January 2008 following their acquisition of Postini in September 2007, where he ran the EMEA Operations production infrastructure and support team in London and Zurich.

James is also the founder and developer of aviso.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Software Development Manager - Alexa

Feb, 2016 - Current   (8 months)

Founder

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2013
Jan, 2016
Acquisitions SRE
2012
Dec 31, 2012
Bandaid SRE
Apr 1, 2011
Dec 31, 2011
GRID SRE
2010
Apr 1, 2011
Operations Team Manager
2008
2010
SRE Manager
2005
2008
Sr. EMEA Operations & Tech Support Manager

Education (1)

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News (1)

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DateNews
Nov 10, 2009Wired UK - Wired's guide to the UK Twitterati (Wired UK)

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