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Senior Technical Program Manager, Route 53

Job ID: 2649311 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.


Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable DNS-based naming and routing service offered by Amazon Web Services. We enable high availability for most AWS services via intelligent routing either directly or indirectly. Our services enable our customers to build high scalable, reliable, and available applications on AWS.

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) help grow and scale our services across Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) regions. This is an exciting opportunity to use the latest cloud computing technologies to help U.S. Government agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems in ADC regions.

The AWS Route 53 ADC team is seeking a highly motivated Technical Program Manager (TPM) who will focus on developing programs to ensure we deliver Route 53 services and features to all of our government customers. We're looking for a TPM who can work well across numerous engineering teams. The ability to break down and solve complex problems, propose novel solutions, and communicate plans to leadership and stakeholders are all markers of success in this role! As a TPM in the Route 53 team you'll be able to think big, and play a key part in ensuring our customers continue to have the best experience possible while using Route 53.

This position requires that the candidate selected must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph or commensurate clearance for each government agency for which they perform AWS work.

About the team
AWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running. We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage, networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re looking for talented people who want to help.

You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts, operations managers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

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We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Annapolis Junction, MD, USA | Arlington, VA, USA | Herndon, VA, USA


- 5+ years of technical product or program management experience
- 7+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience
- Experience in system design
- Experience leading highly technical programs involving infrastructure, complex systems, systems engineering
- Current, active US Government Security Clearance of TS/SCI or above


- 5+ years of project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management experience

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