Sr. Technical Program Manager

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


The AWS Credential Distribution Services team is responsible for distributing and managing credentials and secrets to millions of hosts, both for external AWS customers and internally within Amazon. We are a Tier-1 service team who own and operate some of AWS's high scale and low latency services, which are also highly available. We are continually making innovative bets to improve the customer experience for managing and protecting their credentials and secrets.

The AWS Credentials Distribution Services team is looking for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) to drive company-wide programs to change the way Amazon teams consume and manage their credentials. We are innovating new ways of building massively scalable, distributed security systems involving credentials management. Additionally, our TPM should be looking around corners to get ahead of future risks, and actively removing obstacles to drive successful program adoption.

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• 6+ years of Technical Program Management experience with Internet business experience
• Proven track record of taking a program from conception & definition phase through engineering design and through completion.
• Demonstrated writing skills at a level suitable for presentation to senior executives
• Scripting and tooling experience to work with, improve, and automate reporting systems
• Analytical background sufficient for performing your own data analysis.
• Technical competence with distributed systems, networking, storage, and security
• BA/BS in a technically relevant field


• 10+ years in Technical Program Management, both in individual contributor and management roles
• BS in Computer Science / Engineering / Mathematics
• Familiarity with cryptography and key management concepts and the technology used in commercial products
• Experience working with developers and security engineers to come to the best solution to problems where confidentiality, integrity and availability are difficult to achieve together
• Provable and documented track record of taking ownership and driving actual business results (e.g. analysis of revenue or margin increases, field and consumer program management with measurable results)
• Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills
• Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, manage, and prioritize multiple sub-projects simultaneously in order pull together a single vision
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and ability to navigate a complex and unstructured cross-functional environment
• Strong writing examples and a history of making presentations to technical audiences of hundreds of people

Job ID: Amazon-1463454