Senior Technical Program Manager, Ec2 Core Platform
Amazon Web Services
Cape Town, Western Cape
6d ago
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g., Houston, TX )Amazon Web Services Senior Technical Program Manager, EC2 Core Platform Cape Town , South Africa Apply NowCome join Amazon EC2 in Cape Town - the team behind the most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform in the world.

Amazon EC2 started in Cape Town in as a key AWS service, and now forms a building block for many of the more than services in AWS.

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager to join EC2. You will engage on energising and interesting problems, and define and deliver on goals which require changes across many different teams and services.

You will need a technical background to understand and critique solutions, spot potential problems, and communicate how a problem will be solved at different levels of detail to others.

Our team is very data driven so youll need to use data and metrics to support your narrative. Amazon Leadership principles guide our great collaborative and innovative culture.

We have a flexible approach to solving problems, using agile principals to deliver value quickly but not binding ourselves to prescribed methodologies.

Work / Life HarmonyOur team is Cape Town based, and under normal circumstances, we work from the office. That said, we understand that life is not 9-5pm for everyone and are happy to discuss a flexible working schedule that supports your personal life.

We sometimes work with our colleagues across the world meaning we accommodate the different time zones.Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members.

We have a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and were building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

We care about your career growth. We try to align projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop and grow, and enable them to take on more complexity in the future.

Inclusive Team CultureWe believe a diverse group of people with different background and experiences are a catalyst to generating a breadth of ideas, therefore we do all we can to attract and nurture this in our team.

Key job responsibilitiesWe are looking for a Technical Program Manager to join the EC2 Managed Infrastructure team. You will primarily engage with internal customers of EC2, colleagues, and stakeholders to drive overall fleet efficiency programs, from defining technology requirements and strategies through to execution, impacting multiple teams and services.

You will need a technical background to understand and critique solutions, spot potential problems, and communicate how a problem will be solved at different levels of detail to others.

We are a data-driven so you will need to use data and metrics to support your narrative.You understand enough of the technical aspects of your product or program to simplify and create efficiencies in solution engineering and complex architectures.

You also use your skills to create predictable and streamlined processes for large, complex programs.This role will involve working across geographies and timezones, so some flexibility may be required.

The right candidate possesses a strong technical background on software or IT infrastructure, effective written and verbal communication, program and project management experience.

High judgement, ability to influence, and delivering results are essential to success in this role.A day in the lifeCommunication is key, both verbal and written.

  • You will be engaging with engineers as well as senior leaders across AWS on a daily basis to deliver multiple large scale projects, facilitate large scale tradeoffs (backed by analyzed data to provide context) and presenting progress, decisions, direction back to your team, stakeholders and senior leadersBASIC QUALIFICATIONSDegree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent working experience5+ years experience leading complex and / or large projects across multiple software development teamsA technical background : you wont be expected to write any code, but do need experience engaging on the details of the solutions which support the projects / products / services that you have deliveredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAnalytical and quantitative skills;
  • ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and planning.Technical and Business acumen; able to understand and work with business and technology owners.

    Problem solving ability.Experience in applying Agile and / or Lean software development.Amazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

    We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

    Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas.

    In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates.

    We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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