Senior Technical Program Manager, Compliance Remediation Services, Inc.
 Arlington, VA


At Amazon Web Services (AWS), Security is our highest priority. The AWS Security Assurance team is responsible for diving deep into industry requirements, maintaining regulatory and security requirements, and establish strategies to meet current and upcoming customer and regulatory security needs. At AWS scale, we hire experienced builders to design and operate scalable mechanisms to provide the highest level of assurance to our most regulatory conscious customers.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager to join our Compliance Remediation team. As part of the team, you will own the workstreams critical to our continual adherence to AWS compliance programs (e.g. FedRAMP, DoD, etc.).

Our team solves complex compliance challenges, dives deep into compliance requirements for both AWS and our customers, improves processes, and drives greater efficiencies in meeting expectations. This role drives technical solutions and updates across AWS to adhere to ever increasing and evolving security needs.

You should be an experienced TPM who has an ability to understand IT and compliance processes, evaluate opportunities for improvement, and to be able to drive innovative campaigns across organizations and teams.

This role can be based out of our Arlington, VA; Herndon, VA; or Seattle, WA office locations.

Key job responsibilities

Defining, scoping, and managing the delivery of projects and campaigns from ideation with excellent project management skills

Diving deep into the operations of AWS compliance programs to develop broad domain and technical understanding of regulatory and customer expectations and requirements to drive process improvement initiatives

Evaluating the efficacy of regulatory program activities and leading improvements to enable delivery at scale

Anticipating bottlenecks and provide escalation management (evaluating trade-offs, dependencies across teams, and making recommendations to stakeholders/leadership while balancing the business needs/commitments with technical constraints)

Setting and embodying team culture and the quality bar, driving cross-team alignment by negotiating and resolving conflict smoothly with our without formal authority

Driving timely and transparent communication and reporting on progress on key deliverables, priorities, goals, and issues across the team and stakeholders

Managing emergent tasks against multiple shifting priorities, mitigating risks, and eliminating blockers

Leading collaborations on cross-team engagements and advising on challenging business goals

Bridge communication with both technical engineering and business teams to connect business requirements with development roadmaps, guiding strategy and negotiating design

Operate a quality rhythm of the business, continuously coordinating and driving adoption of improvement efforts to manage regulatory expectations

A day in the life

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring. We care about your career growth as a passionate learner that is motivated to take on challenges.

Work/Life Balance

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well balanced life—both in and outside of work.


Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of technical product or program management experience
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, other related fields, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams

Preffered Qualifications

  • 5+ years of project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management experience
  • Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
  • Experience defining KPI's/SLA's used to drive multi-million dollar businesses and reporting to senior leadership
  • Experience leading highly technical programs involving infrastructure, complex systems, systems engineering
  • Ability to take large, complex projects/problems and break them up into pieces, with deep technical, leadership, and program management expertise
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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