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Sr. Region Build Technical Program Manager

Sr. Region Build Technical Program Manager

Job ID 
631782
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
3/12/2018

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.

This position is for a role on the AWS Region Build Team designing new AWS regions. Your day to day will be working with business, security, and service team stakeholders to understand diverse customer requirements and provide scaleable region designs. Our designs must provide uncompromising security, rapid time to market, and highly scaleable solutions.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with Service Teams, Infrastructure and Business Development to design and deliver new AWS 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 design background, be detail oriented, and have excellent problem solving abilities. You will have a deep understanding of distributed system design and delivery. 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; chief architect/designer, lead developer, technical lead
  • 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)

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

If you are interested in learning more about this role feel free to contact Renee Rushefski by e-mailing her directly at rrushefs@amazon.com with any questions.

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