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Sr. Technical Program Manager, Seattle, Washington

CategoryProject/Program/Product Management--Technical
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
VMware Cloud on AWS(VMC) is a jointly engineered service that brings VMware's enterprise class Software-Defined Data Center software to the AWS Cloud, delivered as an on-demand service with optimized access to AWS services, enabling IT teams to leverage the best of both worlds. Our customers leverage the solution to to seamlessly migrate and run business-critical workloads in a familiar environment and modernize them with AWS services. We are building a few significant VMC components that will complement the existing offering and exceed our end customers' ever-growing scaling needs. Our organization rewards intellectual curiosity while maintaining the direct to market product focus. Our mission is to invent and simplify large-scale solutions and bring the future to Amazon customers. This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in Amazon's fast-paced and often ambiguous start-up environment.

We are looking for a Sr. Technical Program Manager who can own the end-to-end planning and execution of high impact projects that are important to meet our customers' needs. These projects will be highly visible across AWS teams such as product, engineering, sales, marketing, partner and VMware. You will be partnering with and influencing the direction of multiple engineering teams within and outside of the AWS Commercial Software Services Team to deliver complex and cross-functional projects. The right candidate will have a strong technical program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects across different organizations. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment and not be hindered by ambiguity or multiple priorities. As a TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.

About Us
Inclusive Team Culture
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.
Work / Life Balance
Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life - both in and outside of work.

Mentorship / Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews.
We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

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

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or higher with a technical discipline (computer science or engineering preferred)

• 5+ years of Program Management experience in large, cross-organizational projects prioritizing competing demands, scoping large efforts and negotiating timelines

• Strong communication skills that allow effective cross group influence and impact with technical and non-technical stakeholders

• Superior verbal and written communications skills with high attention to detail
• Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment

•Experience with designing technical solutions - broad technical breadth and depth including web services and back-end application infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience in enterprise IT or infrastructure management
• Proven track record of delivering results for large, cross-functional initiatives while managing multiple competing priorities
• Master of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent experience

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, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us

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