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Technical Program Manager

Technical Program Manager

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems?

AWS has an immediate opening for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) to support infrastructure improvement initiatives. The TPM will lead cross functional teams to drive the implementation and deployment of internal services, develop and document requirements, and project schedules.

The ideal candidate possesses 7 - 10 years of experience in technical program management, plus experience managing complex, large-scale technology projects. Experience in managing networking projects and data center rollouts is a plus. A Bachelor's degree is required and demonstrated ability to lead others in a technical environment. Successfully delivering aggressive project deliverables is essential.

The successful candidate will be an exceptionally strong communicator both written and verbally, and will lead multi-discipline, highly technical project initiatives. The ideal candidate will be familiar with one or more AWS products, and will have successfully managed multiple, enterprise-scale technology projects. Their experience includes data center technologies such as Networking, HVAC, power, cable plant, load balancers as well as familiarity with software delivery, operating systems, server virtualization products, and data center automation tools. 

Candidate must be comfortable managing remote project delivery teams, and possess the ability to facilitate technical whiteboard sessions to troubleshoot project implementation issues, and remove barriers to project success. The TPM will be fully competent in project management tools and techniques for all phases of the project lifecycle.

The Infrastructure Team, within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure group, supports fleet-wide telemetry and software tools for the server platform for our innovative web service and e-commerce technology platforms. This platform is industry-leading in terms of frugality and operational excellence, and is critical to the success of the AWS business and the thousands of customers who use utility computing today.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 7-10 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risk management. Must be well organized and able to work effectively under time pressure. Proven ability to effectively manage multiple simultaneous projects is essential
  • Data Center, networking engineering, systems engineering background and demonstrated excellence
  • Proficiency with Project Management tools
  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative, communication, and presentation skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus
  • Experience in management of complex technology infrastructure projects
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with and deep understanding of multiple project management methodologies across multiple regions
  • Familiarity with the AWS product suite


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