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Technical Program Manager

Company:
Amazon
Location:
Herndon, Virginia, 20171, United States
Posted:
April 24, 2019

Description:

7 + years with PMP would be ideal.

Top must-have skills:

• Project Management Experience - l (PMP) certification plus.

• Innovation PM experience.

• Data management.

• Engineering Background.

Required skills:

• 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.

• Proven ability to effectively manage project budgets is essential.

• Proficiency with MS Project, MS Office, and MS SharePoint.

Preferred skills:

• Master’s Degree or advanced professional degree.

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

• Experience in management of complex technology infrastructure projects.

• Background in architecture/design, mechanical/electrical engineering, software/systems/hardware engineering, data center infrastructure/operations, or construction.

• Experience with and deep understanding of multiple project management methodologies, such as Agile, SCRUM, Kanban and PMP.

• Solid analytical, quantitative, communication, and presentation skills.

• Familiarity with the client product suite.

• Meets/exceeds client’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

• Meets/exceeds client’s leadership principles requirements for this role.

Services to be performed:

Technical Program Manager in Herndon, VA to support global infrastructure innovation and growth initiatives. The TPM will lead cross functional teams to drive regional and global innovation delivery and build 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 plus. A Bachelor's Degree or additional technical experience is required. Candidates possessing a background in architecture/design, mechanical/electrical engineering, software/hardware engineering, data center infrastructure/operations, and/or construction, who have transitioned to a program management discipline will have a distinct advantage.

• Candidate must be well organized, able to work effectively under time pressure, comfortable managing remote project delivery teams, and possess the ability to facilitate technical whiteboard sessions to troubleshoot project implementation issues and remove barriers to project success. Being able to create cross-functional 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.

Day to day - Calls, virtual meeting with stakeholders groups

• Developing scheduling

• Driving projects etc.

• Self-driven and everyday will look different.

• Leading global initiatives.

• Onsite data center visits.

• Lots of interaction within team members