1+ months

Sr. Technical Program Manager, AWS Vetting

Seattle, WA 98104


The position can be based in Seattle, WA or Austin, TX or Denver, CO or Cupertino, CA or San Diego, CA.

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure Software teams build, enhance, and expand the services at the foundation of AWS cloud. Vetting teams build and maintain software services, tools, and platforms for deploying, orchestrating, and monitoring tests for AWS servers. Our software ensures that all AWS systems meet AWS' quality bar and are operating as expected in our data centers. We are responsible for vetting AWS cloud at a scale larger and more complex than anywhere else on the planet. Our services are core to how cloud capacity is provisioned, managed and used by AWS. AWS Vetting is innovating new systems and extending its services to new frontiers. Our teams are architecting, building and operating scalable services that are at the core of AWS infrastructure.

Who do we do: AWS Vetting software teams develop the systems, services, and tools that ensure the health of AWS cloud by measuring the health of all server systems at AWS before they are used by our customers.

What you will do: You will define the engagement model for software development and delivery, and manage cross-team dependencies and relationships. You will be the key leader responsible for delivering the distributed software systems and results that will ensure that AWS customers get healthy servers and services. You will drive, track, and report the development effort to leadership and partners. You manage delivering critical cross-organizational (S3, EC2, DynamoDB, Data Center Operations, Data Center Automation, Hardware Engineering, etc.) projects end-to-end. Responsibilities include collecting business and systems requirements from across AWS, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing production launches. You will be expected to drive consistency in solutions across multiple AWS teams while incrementally streamlining the process in order to speed up delivery. We are looking for a self-starter individual, who can help us raise the bar in technical program management practices and operational excellence, while serving the entire AWS.

Why it€™s high-impact: Our systems ensure that internal and external AWS customers can get the healthy server capacity they need within an SLA. Scope of all our solutions is global, and Vetting processes are at the nexus of all server delivery in AWS.

What€™s the challenge: Our space is fast-moving, and has a large number of ambiguous and difficult challenges. Our projects require deep technical and software expertise and the ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a large company. You will be responsible for identifying solutions, trying ideas, will be given space to fail and to iterate to produce products that your customers love.

Who would succeed in this role: The right candidate will possess a strong technical program management background that's heavily focused on influencing product design decisions and excels at identifying technical and process patterns that to make things simpler and more consistent for both AWS internal customers and for Vetting teams. You will have demonstrated experience leading multiple launches in parallel, and will have a well-rounded technical background in current web technologies. You will help define and own the execution of high-visibility software, you will build and implement a strategy to meet critical Amazon business and security needs, and you will provide regular updates to senior Amazon leaders. This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position, and you€™ll work with thought leaders in multiple technology areas. You€™ll have high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you€™ll be constantly looking for ways to improve your product€™s performance, quality, and end-user experience. Successful candidates will be data-driven, excellent at written and verbal communication, able to create scalable solutions and processes, and adept at building relationships across diverse teams, job families, and all levels of the organization up to senior Amazon leadership.


  • 7+ years of software Technical Program Management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience managing large cross-functional projects
  • Ability to understand and influence the design of distributed software systems


  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • MBA or experience analyzing business impact of technical decisions
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to present to senior management

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: 2021-12-17 Expires: 2022-09-05

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