• Senior Technical Program Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/8/2018 9:58 AM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services, the fastest growing group in Amazon, is seeking to expand our Network Scaling team with a Technical Program Manager!

    You will be responsible for prioritization, scheduling and execution of network changes and upgrades across Amazon Data Centers. You will manage our cross-functional projects, which require working with all organizational levels and groups including network operations, network engineering staff and internal project management teams, as well as external vendors. You will develop and manage project schedules, identify risks and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders, define problem solving and risk mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution through the full project cycle. A strong background in IT infrastructure, technology deployment or computer science is essential for your success in this position. You must have a proven track record of project completion that is on time and within budget. You must be able to command the intellectual respect of engineers as well as run extremely effective projects on compressed and timelines while dealing with ambiguity with grace and maturity.
    • Manage multiple competing cross-functional projects/programs simultaneously, some on a global scale.
    • Interact with engineers, technicians, project managers and senior management on a daily basis
    • Run meetings, create and maintain timelines, and keep large, diverse groups informed of progress and obstacles.
    • Work with engineers to develop detailed and creative solutions to complex problems, while keeping a watchful eye on timelines and costs.
    • Ensure consistency in deployed configurations and track exceptions for follow up

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS or MS degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in an IT-related field.
    • 4 + years of project/program management experience
    • Demonstrated ability to managed project/task prioritization, procurement, project planning and schedule development.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PMP or the commitment to achieve this certification within one year of hire date
    • Agile\SCRUM certifications\training
    • MCSA\CCNA certifications or equivalent in either networking or system administration.
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
      Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role

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