Principal Technical Program Manager, Aws Identity

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


AWS has the most services and more features within those services, than any other cloud providerfrom infrastructure technologies like compute, storage, and databasesto emerging technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things. AWS Platform is the glue that holds the AWS ecosystem together. Whether its Identity features such as access management and sign on, cryptography, console, builder & developer tools, and even projects like automating all of our contractual billing systems, AWS Platform is always innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per second.

The days of corporate firewalls being the most prominent component of a strong information security defense are long gone. Industry trends including mobile, IoT, SaaS applications, and cloud computing are driving the need for new zero trust architectures that put digital identity as the cornerstone of modern digital security. We enable our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet by building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need passionate leaders to work with us on this initiative!

We support ALL AWS services in ALL AWS regions around the world, and 100% of AWS customers use our services. We take our responsibility for securely enforcing access control for AWS customers as our absolute top priority.

The ideal candidate will have both technical and business background, with experience in software design, development, testing, and operations. They will also be excellent in working across functional teams and meet a high technical bar. Their background enables them to define business and architectural strategy, drive engagement and interact at the VP level across organization structures, and align technical teams toward coherent approaches.

As a Principal TPM in AWS Identity, you will have the opportunity to drive mission critical projects, and work directly with top-tier companies & developers to help shape the future of Identity Management at AWS.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

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• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, other related fields, or equivalent experience
• 10+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry
• 7+ years of experience working with engineering teams to deliver software requiring coordination between multiple teams in disperse functional groups
• 7+ years of experience analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection
• You have a track record of delivering technical programs, projects, and products in a highly technical multi-team environment

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


• Excellent written, spoken, and listening communication skills
• You are a skilled writer, you have excellent instincts and judgement
• You have a clear understanding of cloud computing services and deployment architecture
• Excellent technical, problem-solving and partnering skills
• Creative leader with superior analytical abilities
• Cross-team coordination skills
• Proven ability to concisely communicate with an executive audience in both written and verbal communication
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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Job ID: Amazon-1385964