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Principal Technical Program Manager

Principal Technical Program Manager

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Job Description

We are building a new group that will change the way we manage segments of our business. This will be an industry shaping group that will lead significant improvements over current industry practices. We are looking for a Principal-level Program Manager, who is a hands-on program manager skilled in managing software and hardware teams across several groups and geographic regions. The successful candidate will be an innovative, self-starter leader, who is passionate about providing the best possible customer experience and obsessed with data driven decisions. Setting high standards and relentlessly driving them until we meet and exceed our customers’ expectations is essential for this position.

You will be part of a cross functional team that is growing, fast-paced, and fun with dozens to hundreds of people from many groups working on the program in its various stages. Most importantly, you will have ownership of and responsibility for delivering solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations. We’re changing an industry, and we need individuals, who are ready for this challenge and who want to reach beyond what is possible today.

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years of project/program management experience
  • Experience in delivering products in a fast-paced, multi-disciplined, distributed and often ambiguous environment
  • Experience working in cross functional groups including customers/users, software, supply chain, logistics, design, test, reliability, and failure analysis
  • Excellent cross-organizational verbal and written communication skills to provide status and manage expectations
  • Ability to prioritize, make tradeoffs, and clearly present them to the leadership team
  • Technical and business skills to understand, test, and challenge statements and assumptions working with respective product and technology owners
  • Ability to drive projects with many cross-dependencies between independent teams and deliver results that are coherent and broadly supported.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related experience
  • Knowledge in Supply Chain, logistics, hardware design and/or datacenter architecture