• Senior Technical Program Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/20/2018 2:46 PM)
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  • Job Description

    AWS customers have come to rely on our track record of stellar operational performance. Our team ensures that the quickly expanding number and scale of services are able to deliver that reliability promise.

    Amazon Web Services is seeking a Technical Program Manager to drive the vision of our world-class Safety Engineering group. As a Senior Technical Program Manager in AWS Safety Engineering, you will provide technical direction for a global staff of engineers focused on providing AWS customers with the highest availability experiences on the planet. You will be responsible for driving large-scale initiatives that automate and continuously improve the incident and problem management process for all of AWS. We analyze trends and build software used across AWS to reduce recurrence, duration, and size of customer impacting events.

    What you will do:
    • Define the roadmap and direction of the team.
    • Evolve the technical direction of the service.
    • Work closely with customers to ensure that the right products are delivered.
    • Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with the team in bringing in new technologies.
    As a senior technical individual contributor you will join the ranks of a large and growing community of operational subject matter experts. You will help establish technical standards and drive Amazon’s overall technical architecture and engineering practices. You’ll work on Amazon’s hardest problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs.

    You will design and drive technology solutions that will reduce time to market, standardize execution, and scale for expansion worldwide. You will be a technology leader, builder, and operator who plays a key role in the evolution of our platform to solve the world's most complex technical challenges in Distributed systems, Web applications, Machine Learning, Scalability, Reliability and Security.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Experience taking a leading role in building high-availability software systems.
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related technical discipline.
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience in technical program management or related function.
    • A dedication to automating all aspects of distributed system operations.
    • Strong sense of ownership and drive

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, business administration or related technical discipline.
    • Strong technical vision, judgment and an analytical approach to solving complex problems.
    • Experience building processes and managing large-scale projects in a cross-functional environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade offs and evaluate new opportunities.
    • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive decisions.
    • History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.
    • Experience in communicating with executives to describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer
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