Technical Program Manager

Amazon Data Services, Inc.
 Herndon, VA

Desciption

Amazon/AWS is looking for a Technical Program/Project Manager to work for the Data Center Network Engineering, Internal Edge team. This role plans and manages large scale Network programs, working closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders. This role monitors the overall project progress, anticipating risks, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate. The successful candidate will have experience in managing complex projects, and have the ability to influence cross functional stakeholders to implement initiatives supporting the objectives. The candidate should demonstrate high attention to detail, including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities. Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and collaborate with the stakeholders to deliver results will be crucial for success in this role. This role requires an individual with expertise in program management, along with excellent analytical and communication abilities. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with strong attention to detail, vocally self-critical, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will lead efforts to:

Understand and explain complex technical issues, discern impact, and communicate them to business partners to drive resolution

Planning and execution of large scale network programs, working closely with internal & external partner teams to build scalable mechanisms to support core program objectives

Ability to prioritize complex deliverables, have technical discussions, and run large meetings with technical and business leaders

Ability to build strong relations and earn trust with stakeholders to help implement solutions to enable the program deliverables

Own communication for progress across these projects with senior leadership and across partner organizations

Proactively identify and resolve bottlenecks and systemic gaps that can impair the ability to meet the team goals

Make the right trade-offs between schedule, resources, and scope in order to deliver on project

Operate autonomously, drive end to end programs to deliver on project goals

Strong collaboration skills pulling teams together and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Basic Qualifications

5+ years of experience working directly with network engineering teams

2+ years of technical program management experience

Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules

Preffered Qualifications

3+ years of experience managing large scale technical solutions for Network Engineering

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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