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Project Manager and Technical Delivery Manager, AWS Public Sector

Project Manager and Technical Delivery Manager, AWS Public Sector

Job ID 
531341
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
5/10/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Would you like to become part of the team that is redefining the way IT is delivered to U.S. National Security mission owners? Join the Amazon Web Services (AWS) World Wide Public Sector (WWPS) team working with government mission owners transitioning mission workload development to AWS. You will work with the AWS account representative, AWS solution architects, and AWS service team subject matter experts to remove obstacles, solve customer problems, and facilitate mission workload transformation. The ideal candidate will bring both system engineering and business development skills/interests to this position. The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary technical and project management, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable solutions on AWS. The candidate should be open to new challenges, extremely good at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, self-directed, and a great team player. Candidates should drive continuous process improvement, and collaborate effectively with aggressive cross-functional business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions. The Technical Delivery Manager will interact with a broad cross section of Amazon Web Services spanning a wide range of technologies to meet specific national security requirements and mission delivery.

Core Responsibilities
  • Meet regularly with national security mission owners and mission workload development team leads to determine workload development/transition status, identify and remove development blockers, and develop plans for future enhancements.
  • Solicit performance feedback, identify and eliminate blockers, identify and coordinate AWS resources needed to move workload development forward.
  • Work with mission owners and workload development teams to coordinate access to AWS subject matter experts, solutions architects, and professional service engineers.
  • Track and report workload transformation and capacity planning metrics to mission owners and AWS WWPS to ensure capacity and professional resources are provided ahead of demand.
  • Meet regularly with enterprise account managers to provide status, plan and manage transfer of new opportunities from prospect to workload in progress.
  • Participate in and support enterprise account manager customer engagements focused on moving from first-call to active project/program moving to AWS.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in information technology management, computer science or software engineering required, master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with the DoD Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) community
  • Minimum of 6 years of industry experience in program management, with a record of successful delivery of IT solutions as an individual/team leader and technical contributor.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with software processes (development, configuration, testing, and deployment) and with defining schedules and managing resource dependencies.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience implementing IT and security solutions at scale within the national security or defense communities.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to drive innovation independently.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional writing, presentation development and speaking skills in national security or defense community settings.
  • This position requires the applicant selected to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) eligibility and access. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of U.S. Federal Mandates, Security, Standards and Compliance for national security mission systems operating in a multi-tenant infrastructure/platform as a service environment.
  • Demonstrated performance designing large scale production IT solutions architected for multi-tenant infrastructure and platform as a service – cloud computing environments, AWS specifically.
  • Passion to make things better and resourceful, working with mission owners to deliver solutions that enhance the end users experience and advance mission capabilities.
  • Effective written and oral communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical sides of the business
  • Ability to credibly coordinate between project teams and customer mission stakeholders to meet unique customer requirements
  • Synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and facilitate engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines. This includes coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy AWS resources effectively.
  • Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with web services, multi-tiered systems, workflow modeling and enterprise application integration
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer networking concepts and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines.
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For more information, visit https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/defense/

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