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Amazon Federal Region Manager, Infrastructure Strategy and Service Integration in Denver, Colorado

Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading cloud provider, providing virtual infrastructure, storage,

networking, messaging, and many other services to customers all over the world. AWS runs a globally distributed environment, operating at massive levels of scale. Businesses, from start-ups to enterprises, run their operations and applications on AWS’s multi-tenant infrastructure. Governmental organizations are also looking to and depending on AWS for cloud solutions and services.

World Wide Public Sector is looking for an exceptional Region Manager to provide support to the Infrastructure Strategy and Service Integration Team in the Federal Delivery Organization. The Federal Delivery Organization is responsible for managing multiple concurrent region expansion work packages, task orders, service accreditations, risk mitigation strategies, and quality assurance functions.

You will join a cadre of program management, technical business development, and information security professionals on a proactive, results-driven team focused on improving our ability to deliver new capabilities to our customers. As a Region Manager, you will spend the majority of your time working with technical business leaders such as hardware and software engineering leaders and technical program managers to ensure contractual delivery of new Region designs and builds. Specifically, you will work with infrastructure, networking, operations, and security teams across AWS on new construction and building expansions and network upgrades, and act as a liaison with the customer to report construction and operational milestones and seek contractual approvals. You will work with AWS security teams and the customer on physical accreditation projects. You will also work with AWS service teams on capacity planning to ensure adequate physical capacity to launch new services.

The role requires working familiarity with the customer environment, and experience in the military or the intelligence community is preferred. You will draw upon a project management background and analytical problem solving skills to effectively support the delivery of industry leading, secure services to our national security customers.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

Key job responsibilities

  • Meet regularly with Amazon internal service teams to develop effective methods for ensuring timely delivery of contract commitments.

  • Meet regularly with external Intelligence Community customers to solicit and aggregate community-level requirements.

  • Develop and maintain high level work plans, risk management plans, and schedules.

  • Develop and execute effective methods of communication among AWS and government stakeholders.

  • Lead operational and contract performance discussions with customer stakeholders through formal program performance reviews and technical planning meetings.

  • Participate in long lead infrastructure expansion plans, capacity requirements, and community-wide utilization forecasts.

  • Identify and eliminate blockers, and identify and coordinate AWS resources needed to move workload development forward.

  • Meet regularly with enterprise account managers to provide status, plan, and manage transfer of new opportunities from prospect to workload in progress.

  • Participate in and support enterprise account manager customer engagements focused on moving from first call to active project/program moving to AWS.

About the team

Diverse Experiences

AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

AWS Sales, Marketing, and Global Services (SMGS) is responsible for driving revenue, adoption, and growth from the largest and fastest growing small- and mid-market accounts to enterprise-level customers including public sector. The AWS Global Support team interacts with leading companies and believes that world-class support is critical to customer success. AWS Support also partners with a global list of customers that are building mission-critical applications on top of AWS services.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years of program management experience in a related industry, including experience owning a program, leveraging formal project management methodologies, scoping requirements, planning milestones, and working with technical teams

  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

  • 5+ years of experience presenting project milestones to audiences of different roles

  • Current, active US Government security clearance of TS/SCI with polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA

  • 5+ years of professional or military experience

  • Experience with military or Intelligence Community design/build construction projects

  • 10+ years of program management experience in a related industry, including experience owning a program, leveraging formal project management methodologies, scoping requirements, planning milestones, and working with technical teams

  • 10+ years of demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

  • 10+ years of experience presenting project milestones to audiences of different roles Active project management certification Solid foundation in service-oriented and web service technologies

  • Knowledge of the primary AWS services and experience implementing systems using AWS

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.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $133,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $220,200/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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