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Amazon Senior Technical Program Manager, AWS Corp Security Response in Herndon, Virginia


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking an experienced and self motivated Senior Technical Program Manager (TPM) to join our AWS Corp Security Response team. Reporting to the Sr. Mgr, Global Corp Response, you will work as a leader in a team of talented and energetic security professionals responsible for detecting, analyzing and responding to cyber security threats across Amazon, as a part of a global, follow-the-sun cyber security response team.

The successful candidate will have a good mix of technical knowledge, cyber security fundamentals, security response or operations experience and program management. We are looking for leaders who like to solve problems, and remove obstacles. The successful candidate is one who enjoys working directly with security engineers to understand their scenarios, and design and deliver security systems and solutions that enable them operate more effectively. You will design and build tooling, drive process improvements and work with other teams and cutting-edge technology to develop innovative solutions to complex technical challenges. You will be able to 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 influence diverse teams, and 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 senior leaders.

About the team

About Amazon Security

Diverse Experiences

Amazon Security 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 Amazon Security?

At Amazon, security is central to maintaining customer trust and delivering delightful customer experiences. Our organization is responsible for creating and maintaining a high bar for security across all of Amazon’s products and services. We offer talented security professionals the chance to accelerate their careers with opportunities to build experience in a wide variety of areas including cloud, devices, retail, entertainment, healthcare, operations, and physical stores.

Inclusive Team Culture

In Amazon Security, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Ongoing DEI events and learning experiences inspire us to continue learning and to embrace our uniqueness. Addressing the toughest security challenges requires that we seek out and celebrate a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and voices.

Training & 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, training, 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.


Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of technical product or program management experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent

  • 5+ years of project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management experience

  • 3+ years of experience in a role that focuses on IT security (operations, response, threat intelligence, application security, etc).

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience

  • Experience with security incident response processes, tools, techniques and strategies especially SOAR, SIEM, EDR and related security response technologies

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.