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Technical Program Manager

DESCRIPTIONDo you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager to manage critical core infrastructure projects, manage intra-organizational customer relationships, and provide leadership during unplanned operational incidents. AWS is a subsidiary of and a leader in Cloud Computing; this is a unique opportunity to play a key role in an exciting, industry-leading technology business.

As a Program Manager your responsibilities will span multiple theaters, customers, and projects.
Business-impacting projects you would be responsible for will enhance data-center efficiency through automation. The projects require timely execution with the highest degrees of security, performance, availability and reliability. Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated, extremely organized individual with experience in creating methodology and building value at a global scale. The role requires the ability to quickly assimilate knowledge spanning numerous technology subjects and apply this to projects, products and operations. Working with Support, Systems, Development and Process engineers, you will drive significant initiatives to improve data center operational efficiencies.
As a Technical Program Manager on the team:
· You will have end-to-end ownership of cross-functional projects, including product definition, roadmap planning, resource planning and project execution
· You will assimilate yourself with our customers’ day-to-day operations in order to identify improvement opportunities
· You will be a technical problem solver on the team, identifying innovative solution to project deadlocks and resolving issues and constraints through consensus and sound judgment
· You will be responsible for making project decisions, achieving tactical goals while retaining a strategic focus
· You will work closely with the development teams and play a leadership role in product architecture and design
· You will be empowered to define methodology and determine better methods for measuring and reporting on Project/Product KPI
· This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.
· Experience managing time-critical delivery of global infrastructure or software services
· Must demonstrate outstanding time & resource management
· Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to delegate tasks among team mates & engaging outside entities for progress on time-critical deliveries
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Ability to roll up sleeves and operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to guide a team toward an objective
· 3+ years in Data Center Operations background or experience in adjacent role
· 2+ years experience dev-ops experience with Python, JS, or Bash
· 3+ years of software project management experience
· 4+ years as a practicing Project Manager in any subject area
· Excellent analytical, quantitative and presentation skills
· Experience in practicing/implementing continuous improvement methodology – LEAN, Six Sigma, ITIL, CMMI
· BA/BS or PMP

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Seattle, Washington
United States
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