1+ months

Engagement Manager

Herndon, VA 20170


AWS Engagement Managers seek to understand our customers€™ needs, their missions, how success is defined, and ensure that we are exceeding expectations in delivering and developing solutions. As an Engagement Manager, you will lead individuals, small teams, or groups of teams and play a leadership role in scoping requirements with customers, analyzing project goals, creating a plan to achieve those goals. You will drive the AWS team members, customer Stakeholders/SMEs, and potentially other third parties to achieve those goals while understanding the client environment and mitigating any limitations to execution.

AWS Engagement Managers are responsible for managing scope, schedule, and cost. Our Engagement Managers leverage AWS€™s agile delivery methodology to manage project teams consisting of business and technical resources. As an AWS Engagement Manager, you will use management and leadership capabilities to successfully execute project plans, proactively identify and manage risks, resolve issues, escalate when appropriate, and drive projects to successful completion, while exceeding customer expectations.

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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

This position requires that the candidate selected must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

**For additional information or to send your resume directly, please email Chris Widmann widmannc@amazon.com**


· 7+ years Project Management / Engagement Management experience managing enterprise-level IT projects
· 3+ year experience managing projects using Iterative and Agile methodologies
· 3+ year of project management best practices and how to apply them in an effective yet pragmatic way across large, complex projects
· 3+ year of experience with US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and US Government contracting
· 3+ year of experience in project management tool sets and source code management products


· Proven success working with teams and executive leadership in a complex enterprise environment
· Minimum leadership experience managing technical projects consisting of 5 to 12 people totaling over $500,000 budget
· Ability to take ownership, work under pressure, and meet deadlines on time
· Proven experience working in a matrix environment, managing multiple stakeholders
· Works effectively in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
· Ability to collaborate with internal and external teams to define requirements and apply strategic thinking to execute
· Ability to make decisions guided by policies, procedures, and business plans with limited guidance
· Results-oriented, prioritizes work activities, plans, and stays organized in order to meet commitments
· Excellent presentation, communication (oral & written), and relationship building skills, across all levels of management
· Negotiation and issue resolution capabilities
· Understanding of technology principles and services including infrastructure, business applications, data management, security, application platforms, and consumer facing technology
· Excellent people management skills, including the ability to influence, negotiate, and achieve results through others who are not direct reports
· PMP Certification
· Scrum Master Certification
· A history of increasing leadership responsibility and career growth in project management
· Demonstrated interested in or experience with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies.

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.


Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-10-23

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