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Sr. Technical Program Manager, Strategic Programs, US Department of Defense

Job ID: 1893144 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.

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Job summary
Have you ever thought about helping Department of Defense customers develop innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies?

As a Sr. Technical Program Manager (TPM), you will play an integrative, cross-functional role in the creation of the DoD innovation team. You will manage the implementation and sustainment phases of critical innovation, supporting customers’ prototype and proof of concept execution. You will employ your program management skills to oversee strategic initiatives with considerable impact to the overall business.

You will translate business requirements in partnership with business and technical teams as well as with operating peers in the partner, technical, service and sales. You will lead projects and programs as well as change management. You will help establish business capability roadmaps and deliver value through well-structured releases to the sales organization.

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 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 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

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. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen. In compliance with the U.S. government requirement that employees of its contractors, and employees who work on or in connection with U.S government contracts must receive the COVID-19 vaccine, this position may require that the candidate selected be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. A person is considered fully vaccinated by completing the full regimen of the COVID-19 vaccine (two doses for Pfizer or Moderna and one dose for Johnson & Johnson

Key job responsibilities

• Engage DoD stakeholders by structuring and leveraging mechanisms for communication, escalation and go to market plans.
• Define and continuously assess business capabilities that are required for business performance across the Sales teams.
• Contribute to ongoing evaluation of the portfolio of systems and tools investments, including assessment of total costs, business value, and risk/redundancies.
• Drive business and technical relationships by helping to define, identify, and pursue key opportunities.
• Think strategically about the mission, product, and technical challenges by building and conveying compelling value propositions.
• Travel as necessary.
• Train & enable local sales teams to help qualify customers, and – in some cases – lead elements of the digital innovation engagement.
• Effectively track and articulate the value of engagements underway, and major wins
• Work with DoD Mission partners to identify, engage and enable those who can accelerate innovation.

About the team
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. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 5+ years of experience in DoD, technology program management and project management or equivalent
• 3+ years of experience in technical leadership roles; technical program management, systems architecture, or system development.
• 3+ years of experience working independently to design, plan, and execute technical projects to make difficult trade-offs and prioritization
• 3+ years of experience in service-oriented and web-service technologies
• 3+ years of demonstrable experience in project management and coordinating/driving release schedules
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or another technical field, or commensurate professional experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Fluency in sales process and common tools used to create sales business capabilities
• Demonstrated track record of success with strategic and operational matters
• Ability to influence teams across teams to develop new ideas and creative solutions for difficult, ambiguous and complex issues
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of presenting to senior management
• Experience working Federal System Integrators and/or DoD
• US Government Security Clearance at the TS/SCI.


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