Amazon Web Services (AWS) Edge Delivery Team manages large, fast-paced products and projects to launch new and scale existing AWS Edge locations. The Edge Delivery team performs technical program management across AWS to design, scale and build new edge locations as part of the DCGS(Data Center Global Services) organization. We are seeking an experienced manager of Technical Program Managers to design and build the next generation AWS edge locations.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with expertise managing ICT projects and products. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment, is a self-starter, and creative problem solver. The candidate will be familiar with AWS services, have strong process improvement aptitude, and is willing to roll their sleeves up to dig on any project or problem. The candidate will have high standards for themselves and everyone they work with, and will be constantly looking for ways to improve build performance, quality and cost.
What you will do: As a TPM Manager on the Edge delivery Team you will manage a team of Technical Program Managers who are leading multiple simultaneous projects to design and deliver both new edge locations and new regions. You will provide technical and process leadership to a team of experienced TPMs. You’ll work across AWS to plan builds, engage in design discussions, ensure requirements are well understood, and implement mechanisms for your team to manage complex technical projects across numerous teams at AWS. You will be responsible for hiring and developing and creating a team culture that is constantly raising the bar.
Why it matters: AWS customers are extremely diverse, Edge locations are both the front door and backbone for offering services to our customers. Expanding customer use cases, new geographies, and the rapid adoption of cloud computing makes Edge builds critical for AWS to address evolving customer needs.
Why you will love it: You will have exposure to teams and leaders across the entire company. You will see many aspects of the Amazon business. You will have a direct impact on AWS growth and delivering major new capabilities for our customers. You will have ownership and responsibility for defining and executing processes that deliver both savings and productivity for AWS.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
7+ years management experience
10+ years of experience in technical leadership roles; technical program management, product design, and product development lifecycle from conception to delivery.
10+ years of project management experience and demonstrated knowledge of program management best practices
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Direct experience managing both agile and waterfall programs; able to tailor programmatic processes to the needs of a project
Comfortable working on multiple programs at once
Prior experience working with AWS technologies/services
Experience delivering products against plan in a fast-paced, multi-disciplined, distributed-responsibility and often ambiguous environment
Strong technical and problem solving skills
Confident leader who can prioritize and analyze tradeoffs, communicate clearly and compellingly and effectively influence internally and externally, across organization boundaries. Able to independently influence and resolve conflicts with others
Inquisitive with technical and business skills to understand, test, and challenge while working harmoniously with the business and technology owners
Experienced in gathering requirements and developing system specifications
Ability to apply critical thinking in complex situations; experience working in cross functional groups including SW engineering, Networking, and infrastructure
A strong track record of executing in dynamic and fast-paced environments.
Highly experienced with data-driven decision making
Cross-organizational communication – comfortable evangelizing ideas and concerns clearly and persuasively, in both verbal and written form