1+ months

Data Center Engineering Technical Program Manager

Herndon, VA 20170


Amazon Web Services has an immediate opening for a Sr. Technical Program Manager in Seattle, WA or Herndon, VA to support global infrastructure innovation and growth initiatives. The TPM will lead cross functional teams to drive regional and global innovation delivery and build projects, from inception through concept, feasibility, requirements, budget, design, implementation, testing and deployment.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptionally strong communicator, both written and verbally, and possess 7-10+ years of experience in tactical project management of highly technical engineering initiatives, as well as strategic program management. Experience in managing data center infrastructure deployments and R&D projects is a plus. A Bachelor's Degree or additional technical experience is required. Candidates possessing a background in architecture/design, mechanical/electrical engineering, data center infrastructure/operations, and/or construction, who have transitioned to a program management discipline will have a distinct advantage.
Candidate must be comfortable managing conceptual development efforts, remote project delivery teams, and possess the ability to facilitate technical whiteboard sessions to troubleshoot project implementation issues, and remove barriers to project success. Being able to evaluate project feasibility, create cross-functional matrix-based teams, establish trust with a variety of stakeholders across multiple time zones, manage capital budgets, eliminate non-value-add activity, design solutions, remove blockers, and find creative ways to accelerate project delivery is a must.
The TPM will be fully competent in a variety of project management tools, methodologies and techniques for all phases of the project lifecycle and exhibit demonstrated proficiency in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, resources, quality and risk management, reporting and metric development/tracking.
Other requirements include proficiency with MS Office, MS Project and MS SharePoint. Experience with Tableau, KanBan, Playbook, SQL and systems integration a plus.
If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenges of deploying highly technical and innovative projects at massive scale, this job is for you!


· Bachelor€™s Degree AND 7+ years of project management experience OR 10+ years of project management experience (experience can be substituted for degree)
· Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management


· The ideal candidate is a creative, leader with strong analytical skills.
· This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. Candidates should have experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets; as well as analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection.
· An advanced degree is strongly preferred.
· The successful candidate will have a customer focus, a diverse work experience, and a business curiosity/strategic viewpoint. The candidate will have an attention to detail, good judgment, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to self-start and self motivate. and a business curiosity/strategic viewpoint with technical problem-solving and communication skills
· Proven ability to effectively manage project budgets is essential
· Proficiency with MS Project, MS Office, and MS Sharepoint
· Solid analytical, quantitative, communication, and presentation skills
· Must be well organized and able to work effectively under time pressure
· Understanding of customer intelligence practices, profiling/segmentation and predictive modeling is a plus.
· Fluency in standard software, including: Excel, Word, and SQL
· Innovation development experience
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer €“ Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age


Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-10-09

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