1+ months

Technical Program Manager, ADC Security Engineering

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701


Job summary
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Engineering team is looking for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) who has a strong passion for data analytics and process improvement. Our team works with security service teams in AWS to manage AWS security services in our dedicated clouds.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and currently possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance. In compliance with the U.S. government requirement that employees of its contractors, and employees who work on or in connection with U.S government contracts must receive the COVID-19 vaccine, this position may require that the candidate selected be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. A person is considered fully vaccinated by completing the full regimen of the COVID-19 vaccine (two doses for Pfizer or Moderna and one dose for Johnson & Johnson)

Key job responsibilities
As a TPM, you will:
€¢ Identify and drive technical and business projects to improve secure engineering of Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) regions, whether through automation or education;
€¢ Develop and manage project schedules, identify risks and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders, define problem solving and risk mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution through the full project cycle;
€¢ Help shape the vision for how performance and risk management will improve security engineering in AWS dedicated cloud environments;
€¢ Drive engagement with AWS service teams and other security teams. Coordinate with internal customers to ensure parity in AWS security engineering across regions;
€¢ Drive investigations into security business processes and identify opportunities for further automation to eliminate future issues;
€¢ Resolve ambiguities and align team plans to minimize technical risk and maximize odds of project success;
€¢ Track and report the team's progress using metrics that capture impact and value.

The ideal candidate will have a background working in, or in support of, security engineering (OPSEC, PERSEC, INFOSEC), enterprise IT infrastructure, and cybersecurity. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a proven track record of project completion that is on time and within budget. It is essential that the TPM can work at all levels in the organization to establish working partnerships and earn the intellectual respect of engineers, as well as run extremely effective projects on compressed and timelines while dealing with ambiguity with grace and maturity.

A day in the life
A day in the life of a Security TPM includes such activities as:

  • Stakeholder engagement to develop a problem statement and vision
  • Using your subject matter expertise to transform the problem statement into an actionable project and prioritized deliverables
  • Work with engineering teams and other stakeholders to create an execution process and facilitate collective understanding and agreement on work activities
  • Maintain accountability to program success, status information, visibility, and escalation / risk management


€¢ BS degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in an IT-related field.
€¢ 3+ years of technical experience in project/program management with a proven ability to work effectively across organizations.
€¢ 3+ years of traditional security and cybersecurity experience such as €“ Risk Management Framework, Personnel Security, Physical Security, Incident Response
€¢ 3+ years of Information Technology governance and enterprise implementation
€¢ 1+ years of experience in data analysis and visualization technologies such as €“ Tableau, PowerBI, QuickSight

Current, active US Government Security Clearance of Top Secret or above


€¢ Proven success of influencing and developing productive working relationships with resources and internal or external customers.
€¢ Demonstrated ability to write effective documentation.
€¢ Ability to able to credibly coordinate between technical teams and business stake-holders
€¢ Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent and experience with Agile\SCRUM processes
€¢ Technical experience in cloud service management
€¢ Exceptional communication abilities, both verbal and written, including long-form business writing on complex topics.
€¢ Experience devising and applying a metrics-based approach to measure service and program effectiveness and consistency.
€¢ Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
€¢ Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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.


Posted: 2022-05-27 Expires: 2022-10-08

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