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Senior Technical Program Manager, AWS Security

Senior Technical Program Manager, AWS Security

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

At AWS, Security is priority zero. As part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security team, we are looking for a technically deep, Senior Technical Program Manager who is passionate about owning far-reaching projects to drive continuous improvement across AWS at unparalleled scale. We operate in a constantly changing environment and we get to work with AWS business and engineering teams on business-critical, security projects and programs. Our team works across AWS to drive strategic security initiatives, design and deliver tooling and automation, and continue to raise the bar on security at AWS.

In this role, you will:
· Work with service, infrastructure and administrative teams to develop and deliver tooling that improves AWS's security posture.
· Identify process improvement opportunities and high risk areas.
· Work with service owners to develop innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.
· Manage the build and deployment of new tooling to streamline and automate security-related initiatives.
· Support process improvement and security-related projects in coordination with service teams.
· Manage communications to service teams and stakeholders.
· Develop a deep understanding of the operational services, processes, and controls in place that support AWS's security posture.

Basic Qualifications

At a minimum, you have:
· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, Accounting/Auditing, other related fields, or equivalent Amazon experience.
· 6+ years of experience in security, software engineering, compliance, or process management work in in support of a highly technical environment.
· Experience in managing complex projects or programs at scale.

Preferred Qualifications

You are a natural analyst.
Your curiosity leads to you dive into new areas and learn everything you can.
You are comfortable exploring new technologies.
You are quick to understand new concepts and incorporate new tools into your repertoire.
You are able to dive into deep technical design discussions, summarize complex tradeoffs and options, and make data-driven recommendations.
You have a clear understanding of cloud computing services and deployment architecture.
You are a skilled writer, you have excellent instincts and judgement.
You quickly earn the trust and respect of your colleagues and customers by relentlessly delivering on your commitments.
You lead by example, and hold yourself and those around you to the highest standards.
You have experience automating complex manual processes and driving tool development.
You have a track record of delivering technical programs, projects, and products in a highly technical environment.
You are comfortable designing and owning a product roadmap, and your project execution is near flawless.
You have a strong understanding of software development lifecycles and modern transaction processing environments.
You are comfortable generating automated metrics to measure service and program effectiveness and consistency.
You are familiar with enterprise productivity tools, such as SharePoint, Remedy trouble ticketing systems, etc.
You have a strong work ethic based on your desire to exceed expectations.
You have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
You have strong bias for action with ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines.

* Please email AWS Recruiter, Ashley Shimer ( if you have questions.*

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