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Senior Customer Solutions Manager - Federal Civilian, US FED CIV

Job ID: 2650885 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Are you passionate about shaping the future of the Federal Civilian government by paving the way for innovation through customer advocacy? Do you have the program management and technical acumen to earn trust with executives and project team members alike? Are you a problem solver motivated to foster cloud adoption in alignment with your customer’s mission ?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a Senior Customer Solutions Manager (CSM) to come join our Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS) Federal Civilian team to help customers realize sustained business value by accelerating their cloud transformation journey.

Key job responsibilities
Working with organizations in all stages of their cloud adoption, Customer Solutions Managers (CSMs) are advocates guiding customers through the value realization, enablement, and governance of their cloud transformation journey.

Value Realization: You identify and accelerate the customer’s realization of value throughout the cloud lifecycle through the adoption of AWS services, AWS partner solutions, AWS best practices, and other.

Enablement: You help customers achieve organizational cloud readiness, cloud fluency and cloud skills through skills guilds, experience-based accelerators, training partners, and other.

Governance: You establish and mature operating models / structures to drive scale and long-term success through the application of AWS frameworks and mechanisms.


A day in the life
Empowered by an inclusive environment, work/life harmony, and career advancement, you are a member of a diverse, global community of Customer Solutions Managers (CSM) who deliver cloud solutions that influence business and IT transformation for our customers. Day-to-day, you will balance your time between directly engaging with customers, partners, internal AWS teams and services to help our customers on their journey in the AWS Cloud.

You will work across AWS to apply your technical, business, and program management expertise to solve some of the most complex and challenging technology problems for our customers.

Working backwards from the customer, you will define opportunities and understand associated business and technical risks that are strategic to the customer’s cloud journey including large-scale migrations, data analytics, digital transformation and innovation, business agility and other.

You will influence technical stakeholders, partner with cross-functional teams and pre/post sales to drive detailed discussions seeking alignment to deliver cloud adoption and migration strategies with, and on behalf of your customer.

You create, manage, and deliver business and technology projects navigating risks or roadblocks and can execute in an ambiguous and changing environment.

You will serve as the customer’s cloud journey coach and be the voice of the customer within AWS,
evangelizing customer needs to AWS leadership, product, and engineering teams

To support the evolution of the AWS customer experience and/or Customer Solutions Manager discipline, you are expected to share best practice learnings into a reusable asset for internal re-use.

Seeking a candidate who is willing to pass the Certified Solution Architect, Associate level within the first year of employment.

This position may require 25% - 40% travel dependent on geo and time of year. (geo-specific)

About the team
Worldwide Public Sector CSMs are advocates that help customers invent and build in the cloud.
• Working backwards from the Customer– we dive deep to understand context, vision, and strategic goals to proactively guide and accelerate cloud journeys.
• Guided by Facts and Data – through our expertise, we inform priorities and influence the customer, AWS service, best practice and industry solution opportunities.
• Focus on Excellence – we take pride in our knowledge and expertise in bringing the best solutions forward to achieve customer outcomes.
• Simplification and Agility – we bring clarity to complexity and enable experience-based learning and iterative approaches to demonstrate results and value.
• Inclusion, Diversity & Equity – we take intentional actions to support our authentic selves, celebrate diverse perspectives, and ensure opportunities for growth are available to all.

Why AWS?
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.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

Diverse Experiences
AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the 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.

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

Arlington, VA, USA

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 8+ years of experience driving technology initiatives including 5+ years of customer-facing experience delivering technology enabled transformations
- Experience in project management and delivery and/or program-management
- Demonstrated technical breadth in AWS and/or Cloud fundamentals
- Effective communication skills (active-listening, verbal, written, and presentation) including progress updates, risk management, execution planning, metrics establishment / tracking, presentations, technical content, public speaking and white papers
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience in external customer-facing role(s) within Federal Civilian
- AWS certification(s) and/or other cloud provider certification(s)
- 1+ years of experience implementing AWS/cloud services
- PMP or project management related certification (SCRUM/Agile, Princee2, PgMP, Six Sigma, SAFe etc.)

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.