Amazon Web Services has an immediate opening for a Technical Program Manager tracking development from multiple software, hardware, and silicon development teams that create new EC2 platforms. The TPM will lead cross functional teams to drive software development for new EC2 instance types and features from inception through design, implementation, testing, and deployment.
The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, both written and verbally, and possess 5-10+ years of experience in tactical project management of highly technical initiatives, as well as strategic program management. Experience in managing software and firmware development with Linux is a plus. A Bachelor's Degree or additional technical experience is required. Candidates possessing a background software and hardware engineering who have transitioned to a program management discipline will have a distinct advantage.
Candidate must be comfortable managing 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 stand up cross-functional 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 life cycle and have experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, resources, quality and risk management, reporting and metric development/tracking.
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!
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