Senior Technical Program Manager, Security
Herndon, VA 20170


At Amazon Web Services (AWS), Security is our highest priority. AWS Security is responsible for driving innovative enhancements that raise the bar for how AWS employees interact with resources, systems, and data. At the scale of AWS, we must invent new security tools to enable system administrators and developers to build rapidly, while maintaining least privileged access. We are looking for a passionate, innovative, results oriented individual to manage and execute various programs to improve overall security posture for AWS.

The successful candidate is one who loves working directly with software developers to understand their needs, and design security systems and solutions that enable developers to operate more quickly. You are passionate about the security of the cloud and you want to solve real business problems. We are looking for leaders who like to solve problems, and remove obstacles. We have a team culture that encourages innovation and we expect team members and management alike to take a high degree of ownership for their program vision and execution of ideas. You will have the opportunity to engage with systems that are at the cutting edge of technology. You will work directly with AWS service teams, infrastructure, and administrative teams to identify opportunities to improve security posture for AWS. You will design and build tooling, drive process improvements and work with service owners and cutting-edge technology to develop innovative solutions to complex technical challenges. You can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. You are proactive in removing roadblocks, and can handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. You will be a positive influencer across diverse teams, be able to effectively rally support for your initiatives and be able to help deeply technical teams create simple solutions to meet your program goals. You are able to handle business escalations with a data-driven approach to build trust with engineers and Sr. leaders.

As a Technical Program Manager in AWS Security you will be responsible for a set of long-term security outcomes. Your day to day job responsibilities will include:
· Identifying functional and technical data analytic requirements by collecting inputs from multiple internal security teams
· Working closely with data scientists, software developers, and security engineers to build technical designs that meet customer needs

· Assisting with the adoption and iterative improvement of data analytic capabilities across multiple internal security teams

Executing the program, providing status to engineers, Senior leaders, and Senior executives on a regular basis.

This position can also be located at our Baltimore, MD location.


· 8+ years of experience in technical leadership roles; technical program management, systems architecture, or system development
· 8+ years of experience with software development lifecycle from conception to delivery
· 2+ years of project management experience and demonstrated knowledge of program management best practices
· 2+ years of experience with engagement and working with security stakeholders
· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or other related fields


· Have experience with security analytic techniques and strategies
· Have a clear understanding of cloud computing services/deployment architecture
· Have experience leading a highly technical team
· Demonstrate innovative security approaches in non-traditional IT environments
· Have experience generating automated metrics to measure service and program effectiveness and consistency
· Have experience driving security programs
· Have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
· Have experience in the development of security products
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer €“ Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age


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