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Technical Program Manager, Infrastructure Global Initiatives

Austin, TX 78701


Job summary

The Technical Program Manager - Infrastructure Innovations supports delivery of the newest generations of data center technologies from concept to production readiness. This role provides a unique opportunity to engage with advanced cloud infrastructure solutions and the exceptional people that develop them. The Technical Program Manager - Infrastructure Innovation applies their expertise to:

  • Develop the path for new architectural, mechanical, electrical, and systems engineering solutions and methods to reach maturity for global deployment
  • Evaluate the requirements and actions that close the gap between concept and readiness for these new technologies in our global infrastructure
  • Gain concurrence on production readiness items including integration requirements, financial sustainability, and supplier qualification and diversity
  • Plan for global and regional specifics, test and validation, deployment schedules, and similar production readiness actions
  • Collaborate across organizations (Engineering, Development, Finance, Operations) and be the linchpin for successful delivery of technologies
Amazon's vision is to be the world's most customer-centric company, and this role is key to that vision. These technologies are essential for meeting our customers€™ expectations for service and value and meeting Amazon€™s goals for efficiency, speed, and reliability as we continue expanding our data centers to hyper-scale. As an ideal candidate, you:
  • Are great at solving problems
  • Possess experience managing highly-technical programs
  • Build trust and relationships with different stakeholders (e.g., Engineering, Development, Finance, Operations)
  • Are comfortable addressing and resolving ambiguity
  • Recognize and appreciate diversity of thought and perspectives
Each day you will interact with different teams responsible for engineering, development, finance, integration, and operation of these complex technology programs. You prioritize your activities to support data center product development, solve problems and blockers, and focus on the actions that are most impactful for program success.
We have an immediate opening for a Technical Program Manager - Infrastructure Innovations in Seattle, Washington with Herndon, VA, Austin, TX, and Columbus, OH as alternate locations. If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenge of innovative projects at hyper-scale, this job is for you!


  • Bachelor€™s Degree in engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of project or program management experience OR 7 years of project management experience when substituting experience for degree
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management
  • Minimum 5 years' experience leading highly technical programs involving infrastructure, complex systems, systems engineering, or similar engineering or technical product development


  • Master's degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Specific examples of using creative solutions to solve problems and accelerate programs
  • Experience analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection
  • Diverse work experience, including experience on innovative programs, and a business curiosity/strategic viewpoint
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
  • Experience in communicating and briefing senior executives
  • Experience with program management methodologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, ambiguous work environment
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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