• Sr. Region Build Technical Program Manager

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 1 year ago(12/19/2017 6:38 PM)
    Job ID
    602858
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. To meet the growing demand for AWS Services around the globe, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you have strong program management, IT infrastructure and/or programming experience, and can communicate highly technical concepts to audiences at different stages in the AWS journey, we’d like to speak with you. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join AWS to manage new region builds across the globe. In this role, your primary responsibility will be the technical program management of new AWS region builds.

    You will have the opportunity to work closely with Service Teams, Infrastructure and Business Development to design and deliver new AWS regions. You will collaborate with Product Teams to design solutions that make efficient use of resources and technologies. You will work with all stakeholders to develop schedules that ensure timely launch of new regions. You will assess risks, anticipate issues, overcome technical obstacles, make difficult trade-off decisions, and balance business needs and technical constraints.

    Successful candidates will have a strong technical background, be detail oriented, and have excellent problem solving abilities. You will have a deep understanding of distributed system design and delivery. You will successfully represent program status senior leadership. Your program management expertise and operational excellence will influence the team’s decisions and drive secure and scaleable solutions. You should be passionate about delivering great customer experiences and with researching and developing new region build methodologies.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 7-10 years of experience in technical leadership roles; technical program management, systems architecture, or system development.
    • 3-5 years of experience with software development lifecycle from conception to delivery.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
    • Hands-on experience in an engineering role (e.g. SW developer, NW engineer, Systems Engineer)

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Proven experience in managing large scale enterprise projects
    • Strong writing skills, able to easily communicate technical concepts and decisions to broad audiences in writing.
    • Solid foundation in service-oriented and web-service technologies
    • Experience designing and implementing systems using AWS
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role


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

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