Senior Technical Program Manager

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Senior Technical Program Manager

Job ID: 1449777 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.


We are seeking an excellent Technical Program Manager (TPM) in our AWS Training and Certification (T&C) team that will drive learning technology projects. The role requires the ability to work equally comfortably with software engineers and with business stakeholders. The TPM will partner with the business leadership to define, drive, and execute high priority technology projects.

In this role you will be responsible for translating business requirements to functional specifications, coordinating architecture designs, building the development schedule from design to delivery, and making appropriate tradeoffs. As the owner of your projects, you need to clearly set the goals and communicate the latest status to both software development teams and internal business customers. The ideal candidate is sensitive to customer needs, enjoys tackling ambiguous yet complex problems, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

This Technical Program Manager position provides a unique opportunity to design and build a massively scaled learning technology that we are developing on core AWS services. You will draw upon exemplary technical architecture, deployment and management skills, project management, critical thinking, problem-solving, and a passion for building large-scale software systems. You will be self-directed and open to new challenges, adept at prioritization, innovation, and getting along with others. You will drive the continuous process improvements and collaborate effectively with cross-functional business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions. Interact with a broad cross-section of the Amazon organization, spanning a wide range of technologies, and engaging with external vendors and internal teams. In Amazon Web Services, Technical Program Managers are the backbone of the project execution, run our largest cross-customer projects, and coordinate with other teams on high scale deliverables. Success in this role means collaborating with the AWS service engineering teams, support engineering organizations, sales organizations and product management teams to deliver projects.

Our technologists are the best the industry worldwide. Come join us to work hard, have fun, and make history!

Work/Life Harmony

Our team puts a high value on work-live harmony. 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.

Mentorship and Career Growth

One of the keys to AWS’s success is its top-tier program management culture. You will have the opportunity work with multiple AWS leaders that can help you accelerate your career and involved in bringing ideas to market. You will be working closely with a talented team of engineers and managers that will push your technical abilities while you bring new innovations to a widely adopted and fast growing product.


  • BS or MS degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in an IT-related field.
  • 4 + years of project/program management experience

For employees based in Colorado, the pay for this position starts at $122,200 per year. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

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, visit US Disability Accommodations.


  • Experience and proficiency with AWS technologies (Lambda, API Gateway, S3, EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, CloudFront)
  • Proficiency in web technologies, including HTML5, CSS, Javascript (node.js), JSON, and React.
  • Demonstrated ability to managed project/task prioritization, procurement, project planning and schedule development.
  • Proven success of influencing and developing productive working relationships with resources and internal or external customers.

Inclusive and Diverse Culture

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 we 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Job details

  • US
  • AWS Product Management
  • Project/Program/Product Management–Technical