Controls Progrram Manager, Technical
Amazon
Toronto, ON, CA
5d ago
source : BCJobs.com

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services has an immediate opening for a Technical Program Manager in Seattle, WA to support global infrastructure innovation and growth initiatives.

The TPM will lead cross functional teams to drive regional and global datacenter monitoring and automation projects, from inception through concept, feasibility, requirements, design, implementation, testing and deployment.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptionally strong communicator, both written and verbally, and possess 5 - 7 + years of experience in tactical project management of highly technical initiatives, as well as strategic program management.

Experience in managing data center infrastructure deployments is a significant plus. A Bachelor's Degree or additional technical experience is required.

Candidates possessing a background in SCADA systems, control systems, or networking will have a distinct advantage. Candidate must be comfortable managing remote project delivery teams, working cross-functionally, and possess the ability to facilitate technical whiteboard sessions to troubleshoot project implementation issues and remove barriers to project success.

Being able to create matrix-based teams, establish trust with a variety of stakeholders across multiple time zones, manage capital budgets, eliminate non-value-add activity, design solutions, remove blockers, and find creative ways to accelerate project delivery is a must.

The TPM will be fully competent in a variety of project management tools, methodologies and techniques for all phases of the project lifecycle and exhibit demonstrated proficiency in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, resources, quality and risk management, reporting and metric development / tracking.

Other requirements include proficiency with MS Office, MS Project and MS SharePoint. Experience with Tableau, Kanban, Playbook, SQL and systems integration a plus.

If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenges of deploying highly technical and innovative projects at massive scale, this job is for you! Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 5 years of project management experience OR 7 years of project management experience (experience can be substituted for degree)
  • Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management.
  • Must be well organized and able to work effectively under time pressure.
  • Proficiency with MS Project and MS Office.
  • Solid analytical, quantitative, communication, and presentation skills.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree or advanced professional degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • 3+ years' experience in SCADA systems, control systems, or networking
  • Experience in management of complex technology infrastructure projects
  • Experience in datacenter design or construction
  • Experience in configuring / troubleshooting IT networks
  • Meets / exceeds Amazon's functional / technical depth and complexity for this role
  • Meets / exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
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